Welcome to ChABSA

ChABSA, the Chesapeake Area Biological Safety Association, is an incorporated, non-profit organization that is an affiliate of the American Biological Safety Association (ABSA) established in 1984. 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. 


The next ChABSA Technical Seminar

Will be September 16 as a Joint Meeting with

The Potomac Section of the AIHA.

This will be a multiple venue event.


Gary Boehlert of Saul Ewing, LLP will  discuss the spread and prevention of Legionella.  The primary location will be at the Saul Ewing location in Washington, D.C..  Additional remote locations will be at Houlihan's in Columbia, MD and at GMU's Fairfax Campus.

Locations and start times (technical contact hours = 1 hour):

6:00 PM  Saul Ewing, LLP 1919 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Suite 550, Washington, DC, 20006

6:00 PM Houlihan's, Gateway Overlook Drive, Columbia, MD 21075

6:30 PM GMU, Police and Safety Headquaters, Room 203, Fairfax, VA 22030


Washington and Columbia Locations:  Members $30 and Non-Members $35 until 9/7/15, $35 and $40 afterward.

GMU location Members $15 and Non-Members $20 until 9/7/15 and $20 and $25 afterward.

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