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Christopher Overend

Dr. Overend is a virologist by training. He received in a PhD from the University of Connecticut for work on the PRRSV virus and postdoc at Virginia Tech with Dr. Xiang-Jin Meng, he now serves as Biosafety Coordinator with the University of Florida.

An Overview of Biosafety Levels

Biosafety levels refer to both physical and administrative barriers that combine to protect personnel and the environment from microbial agents. Proper management of biosafety levels is an important component of a laboratory information management system