The US National Biodefense Strategy, released last year, highlights the need to reduce the emergence and spread of superbugs both domestically and internationally, and accelerate the development of new drugs, diagnostic tests, and vaccines.
This video is a recording of the meeting of the Blue Ribbon Study Panel on Biodefense. It covers:
- Current transnational biological threats;
- Homeland defense and security in the global context;
- Global security efforts to combat these threats;
- International public health security efforts; and
- The need to elevate global health security as a national and global priority.
This video offers program leaders from within the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), US Department of Defense (DoD), and US Agency for International Development (USAID) speak to their work in reducing biological threats globally.
As a member of the MITRE Biotechnology Group, you will provide project leadership oversight and contribute technical expertise to biodefense, biosecurity, and preparedness related programs across the US Departments of Defense (DoD), Homeland Security, Health & Human Services, and other agencies. In this position, you will provide USG program managers and senior leaders with subject matter expertise on chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear defense.
The Biodefense Policy Landscape Analysis Tool can be utilized to better understand the current state of the US biodefense enterprise.
The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory has released a second-generation, publicly available tool that maps out current biodefense responsibilities and brings clarity to the tangle of laws, directives, and agencies that together protect US citizens.
Homeland Preparedness News recently interviewed Connell about her goals for the National Institutes of Health’s National Science Advisory Board for Biosecurity (NSABB) and her current research into Global Catastrophic Biological Risks (GCBRs).
The CBRNe Society’s official partnership with the Brazilian Armed Forces will bring together high-level decision-makers, experts and first responders in the field of CBRNe and EOD for an three-day conference and exhibition.
The event covers a wide range of aspects related to prevention from, protection against, and response to CBRN threats.