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Publication Date: August 9, 2021
Post Date: September 27, 2021
The Nolan Center Council on Strategic Risks released a report on initiatives for addressing biological threats. This link directs you to the second report covering the Biological Threat Reduction Program

Tags: biological threatthreat detectionbiodefense

Publication Date: July 1, 2021
Post Date: July 15, 2021
In reference to the current COVID-19 pandemic, experts have reviewed gaps seen within the response and recovery efforts and how these gaps may be applicable (and ways to mitigate) in the realm of a potential bioterrorism event.

Tags: bioterrorism responsebioterrorism preparednessinfectious disease preparedness

Publication Date: June 23, 2021
Post Date: June 23, 2021
Otim Geoffrey, a molecular biologist from Uganda, founded SynBio Africa after his team competed as the first team from East Africa in the International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) competition.

Tags: synthetic biologybiosecurity

Publication Date: June 22, 2021
Post Date: September 27, 2021
The Nolan Center Council on Strategic Risks released a report on initiatives for addressing biological threats. This link directs you to the second report covering US Department of Energy National Laboratories.

Tags: biodefensebiodefense laboratorybiosafety laboratory

Publication Date: May 31, 2021
Post Date: May 24, 2021
Using primates, this study aimed to research Burkholderia infections and how they spread. Published in Science Direct, this study is available in Microbial Pathogenesis, Volume 155. Click the blue button for more information.

Tags: Burkholderia malleianimal model

Publication Date: May 31, 2021
Post Date: June 22, 2021
The Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (ACDC) published a report on priorities for Strengthening Biosafety and Biosecurity. Download a copy or click on the blue box to visit the ACDC website.

Tags: biosecuritybiosafetyAfrica

Publication Date: May 18, 2021
Post Date: May 18, 2021
Nextstrain is part of a project designed to connect the international community on pathogen genome data. Specifically, this site provides a portal for scientists, public health officials, and medical personnel to connect while working to improve responses to potential outbreaks.

Tags: SARS-CoVavian influenzaWest Nile virus

Publication Date: May 7, 2021
Post Date: May 19, 2021
This US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report provides evidence-based guidelines for diagnosing, monitoring, and treating single cases or outbreaks of foodborne, wound, and/or inhalational botulism.

Tags: botulinum toxinbotulismbest practice

Publication Date: April 9, 2021
Post Date: September 27, 2021
The Nolan Center Council on Strategic Risks released a report on initiatives for addressing biological threats. This link directs you to the first report on bolstering both chemical and biological defense programs.

Tags: biological threatbiodefense