Welcome to ChABSA

he Chesapeake Area Biological Safety Association (ChABSA), is an incorporated, non-profit organization that is an affiliate of the American Biological Safety Association (ABSA). ChABSA was established in 1987 by local area members of ABSA with a similar interest in the safety of research using microorganisms and recombinant DNA.


Looking forward to seeing you at the

Annual Scientific Symposium!


Scientific Symposium and Workshops

Attendees click here to register (after logging in)

Exhibitors click here to register (after logging in)

Sponsors click here to register (after logging in)

Click here to register for the Scientific Symposium (after logging in)




Our 2016/2017 Board:

President:          Mark Tartaglia

Past President   Bill Martin

President-elect  Malcom Smith

Treasurer           Polly McCarty

Secretary           Trisha Delarosa

Webmaster        Bruce Donato

Councilors         Meghan Seltzer, Kim DiGiandomenico,

                            Amanda Perlman, Matthew Fischer



September 13, 2016

November 10, 2016

January 18, 2017

March 14, 2017

May 16, 2017



PRE-SYMPOSIUM WORKSHOPS   June 13, 2017, Clarion Inn (formerly the Holiday Inn), Frederick, MD

SCIENTIFIC SYMPSOIUM June 14, 2017, Clarion Inn (formerly the Holiday Inn) Frederick. MD

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Sponsors and Exhibitors click here for more details