The International Veterinary Biosafety Workgroup shares best practice in biosafety, biocontainment, and biological risk management for
veterinary and zoonotoic pathogens affecting lifestock species. It meets every 18 months and has been active since 1989. Uwe Mueller-Doblies has been one of the core members of the group since
2005 and has been chairman/president 2006 to 2015.