College of Medical Laboratory Science Dean Fedelyn Estrella RMT, MPH was featured as a resource speaker during the March 15 -17 Non-Conventional Threat Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosives (NCT CBRNe) Asia Pacific Conference in Seoul, South Korea.

 

Dean Estrella’s talk, entitled, “Biosafety and Dual Use Research” focused on the outcomes of a nationwide assessment on biosecurity education, bioethics and dual use research and how these are effective in training scientists, academicians, and students in conducting researches in the life sciences.

 

The event was organized in cooperation with the Biodefense Research Institute (BDRI), the Korean Institute of Radiological and Medical Sciences (KIRAMS), and the Korean Institute of Hazardous Materials (KIHM). NCT is the number one CBRNe event series in the world. It also provides updates on CBRNe emergency preparedness and response approaches and an overview on the recently upgraded capability building programs and providing high-level opportunity in the Asia Pacific region.