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  • Special Collection on Bioterrorism Research
    Stay ahead of this fast-moving field of research by accessing our most relevant papers on the topic of bioterrorism. Available for a limited time, access our collection of relevant and recently-published papers from some of our most prominent titles including Applied Biosafety, Biotechnology Law Report, Foodborne Pathogens and Disease, Health Security, and OMICS: A Journal of Integrative Biology. We are pleased to share this research with you through September 30, 2022.

  • Now Accepted to PubMed Central — Fully Searchable in PubMed

  • Award Winner

    Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., in partnership with the Rosalind Franklin Society has launched a prestigious annual award to recognize outstanding published peer-reviewed research by women and underrepresented minorities in science in each of the publisher’s peer-reviewed journals. The RFS / MAL Award in Science for Applied Biosafety has selected Samantha Marie Grist, PhD who co-authored Current Understanding of Ultraviolet-C Decontamination of N95 Filtering Facepiece Respirators.

    View RFS Awards in Science Book

Aims & Scope

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. APB provides a forum for exchanging sound biosafety and biosecurity initiatives by publishing original articles, review articles, letters to the editors, commentaries, and brief reviews. APB informs scientists, safety professionals, policymakers, engineers, architects, and governmental organizations. The Journal is committed to publishing on topics significant in well-resourced countries as well as information relevant to underserved regions, engaging and cultivating the development of biosafety professionals globally.

Applied Biosafety is 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. View the entire editorial board.


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