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International Biosecurity and Prevention Forum (IBPF)

The International Biosecurity and Prevention Forum is a U.S Government initiative dedicated to preventing the misuse of biological agents as weapons of mass destruction. The initiative focuses on international collaboration and information sharing to enable implementation of biosecurity best practices.

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Biosecurity issues in synthetic biology have many stakeholders with different perspectives, including the biotechnology industry, academics, government officials. and members of the public. 

Northern Arizona University’s (NAU's) biosafety and security practices have been as airtight since the lab of pathogen geneticist Paul Keim, one of the largest anthrax labs in the country, was closed by federal regulators for three months.

Researchers developed modelling methods that captured elements of the interplay of ecological, epidemiological, and socio-economic factors.to predict the risk of Ebola virus disease across time and space.

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