NOW OPEN: BRAP-IFBA Professional Certification for Biorisk Management

2ND ANNOUNCMENT IFBA Professional Certification

This is a competitive application and NOT on
a first-come first-served basis

Email us at your intent to take the exams and we will send you an official letter.

Required documents

(1) accomplished application form,
(2) curriculum vitae,
(3) government-issued ID with picture (Pref. PRC, SSS, GSIS),
(4a–d) Evidence of biosafety–biosecurity performance (profile of laboratory being handled, position appointment letter, certificates of lectures attended/given, endorsement letter from institution/laboratory head)
(5) BRAP membership certificate (optional).

Email required documents to with the subject <ifba.pc.surname>

  • A non-reimbursable processing fee of P5,000.00 will be required if you are qualified to take the exam. Official exam registration, travel and hotel accommodations, meals and training materials are all sponsored.
  • An examinee is expected to follow IFBA announcements at the BRAP website:

EXTENDED Deadline for submission is
February 28, 2019

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2-day Biorisk Management technical training module

The workshop will begin with knowing and understanding the CWA 15793. This lecture proper on Biological Risk Management (BRM) is designed to offer a common understanding of the foundation and terminology of BRM and management systems. It aims to lead participants towards next steps for becoming more conversant and competent in BRM, regardless of the role they hold, that is applying the CWA 15793 to the identification, assessment, implementation, mitigation and monitoring of biological risks in a laboratory.

Full Design Document and 2-day program available upon request. Takers will please email us at

Module is patterned from the Global Biorisk Management Curriculum (GBRMC) of Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico which was funded by the US DOS Biosecurity Engagement Program.

Target audience: Laboratorians of the One Health concept.

Module developer and presenter: Dr. Miguel Martin N. Moreno II (BRAP President)
Module editor: Mr. Ariel Angelo B. Aquino (BRAP Asst. Secretary)
Permission to use PAMET logo granted by Mr. Ronaldo Puno (PAMET Nat. President)

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EBSA Sponsored Participation 2019 Conference

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The European Biosafety Association (EBSA) will be awarding a number of sponsorships to individuals working in biosafety, giving them the opportunity to participate and take an active role in EBSA´s annual event which is the major biosafety event in Europe.

Further details on the sponsorship and eligibility can be found at: 

Original email from:
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Ms Maureen Ellis
Executive Director
International Federation of Biosafety Associations


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Pls let us know if you are applying.


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