Registration has opened for the 2013 Veterinary Biologics Training Program (VBTP) which begins May 14, 2013 in Ames, Iowa. Now in its 18th year, the Veterinary Biologics Training Program has been attended by nearly 1800 individuals, including more than 500 attendees from 84 countries.
The VBTP is held annually for professionals in veterinary vaccine and diagnostic test development and regulatory agencies. The course provides an overview of the scientific principles of immunology and vaccinology; and the USDA regulatory process for assuring the purity, safety, potency and efficacy of veterinary biologics.
The course is co-sponsored by the Institute for International Cooperation in Animal Biologics (IICAB); the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service’s (APHIS) Center for Veterinary Biologics (CVB); and the Iowa State University (ISU) College of Veterinary Medicine.
For more information visit Institute for International Cooperation in Animal Biologics.