BioSafe Meetings

BIO’s Preclinical Safety Committee (BioSafe) will hold its annual US General Membership Meeting on May 3-5, 2016 at Genentech in South San Francisco, CA. The meeting’s goal is to provide industry experience and perspectives gained to help ensure common understanding and continued application of scientific principles with respect to key issues in preclinical safety evaluation of biopharmaceuticals. An agenda for the meeting is forthcoming and will be posted here once available.
For more information please contact Victoria Dohnal.
The mission of BioSafe is to serve as a resource for BIO members and BIO staff by identifying and responding to key scientific and regulatory issues related to the preclinical safety evaluation of biopharmaceutical products.
The General Membership consists of over 30 companies who work on white papers, responses to regulatory guidance, and expert topic meetings. These companies also make up various ad hoc subcommittees including the Specialty Biologics Expert Working Group, and the PK/PD Working Group.
About the Meeting:
  • When: May 3-5, 2016
  • Where: Genentech, South San Francisco
  • Who: BIO members engaged in the conduct and reporting of preclinical safety evaluations for biopharmaceuticals.
  • Registration: This meeting is open to BIO member company staff engaged in the conduct and reporting of preclinical safety evaluation for biopharmaceuticals. Registration is not limited to BioSafe members, but your company must be a member of BIO. Registration is $175 to cover the cost of the meeting. Please register by Monday, April 25th to ensure your attendance at this meeting.
To Register:
  1. click on the registration link:
  2. enter your email address, and BIO members only password
You will need to enter your email address and password into BIO’s registration management system 'Personify'. If you cannot remember your password, you can use the 'Forgot Password' button. A link will be emailed so you may change your password.
If you know you do not have a BIO registration account, you will select 'Create Account' and follow the prompts to create your account.
Hotel Room Block
We have booked a number of rooms at the Embassy Suites in South San Francisco (250 Gateway Boulevard South San Francisco, California 94080) for May 2, 2016 - May 5, 2016. There will be shuttle service from the Embassy Suites to Genentech for the meeting. In order to book your room please use the following link: The room block will be open until Friday, April 15th.
BioSafe is a committee within BIO's Health Section, comprised of BIO members working to identify key scientific and regulatory issues and developments related to the preclinical safety evaluation of biopharmaceutical products and recommending appropriate science-based responses.