For Immediate Release
Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. to Publish Applied Biosafety
Contact: Kathryn Ryan
New Rochelle, NY, July 29, 2020—ABSA International has awarded the contract to publish their journal, Applied Biosafety: Journal of ABSA International, to Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers, effective 2021. The Journal adds a dynamic component to Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.’s renowned portfolio of peer-reviewed journals in biomedical and public health research, including Health Security, Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, Foodborne Pathogens and Disease, and Viral Immunology.
“We are thrilled to partner with ABSA International to publish Applied Biosafety in 2021. The Journal joins Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. at a time of urgent need for authoritative, peer-reviewed information on global health crises, such as COVID-19,” says Bob Vrooman, Publisher, New Business Development at Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.
Applied Biosafety (APB) is a peer-reviewed, scientific journal committed to promoting global biosafety awareness and best practices to prevent occupational exposures and adverse environmental impacts related to biohazardous releases. The Journal provides a dedicated forum for scientists, safety professionals, policymakers, engineers, architects, and governmental organizations to exchange sound biosafety and biosecurity initiatives. The Journal is committed to publishing on topics significant in well-resourced countries as well as information relevant to underserved regions.
Applied Biosafety will continue to be published quarterly in print and online, with open access options, under the editorial leadership of Coeditors-in-Chief Karen B. Byers, MS, CBSP, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and Barbara Johnson, PhD, Biosafety Biosecurity International, and other leading investigators. Authors are invited to begin submitting their manuscripts now for publication in 2021.
“We are looking forward to a great partnership and continuing to improve and expand our journal to be a vital biosafety and biosecurity resource globally,” says Edward J. Stygar, III, Executive Director, ABSA International.
For further information, please visit the Applied Biosafety website.
About the Publisher
Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. is a leading independent publisher known worldwide for its prescience and establishment of authoritative peer-reviewed journals, books, and trade publications in cutting-edge fields such as biotechnology and regenerative medicine, biomedical research, medicine and surgery, public health research and policy, technology and engineering, law and policy, environmental research and policy, and other specialized disciplines. The company publishes more than 90 peer-reviewed journals, leading trade magazines, and specialized newsletters which make critical contributions in advancing research and facilitating collaboration throughout the world in academia, industry, and government.
About ABSA International
ABSA International was founded in 1984 to become a global leader for providing professional and scientific expertise in the practice of biosafety and biosecurity. ABSA’s core purpose is to promote and expand biosafety and biosecurity expertise through training, standards, publications, networking, resources, advocacy, annual biosafety/biosecurity conference, and professional credentials.