This workshop introduces participants to the challenges facing the world at the intersection of national security, public health, and the life sciences.
While biosecurity experts critically examine the funding sources of biological research, they rarely turn their gaze inward on their own community.
Four cases of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv) in 2019 have been found on farrow-to-finish operations in Alberta, Canada.
Researchers described a method of rendering CRISPR-Cas9 "immunosilent," potentially allowing the editing and repair of genes to be accomplished reliably and stealthily.
In 2015, 87 percent of Cambodian households with agricultural holdings raised poultry - with minimal or no biosecurity.
As African swine fever spreads in Asia and Europe, swine veterinarians across North America are trying to find any remaining flaws in their biosecurity procedures.
Opponents of human germline editing hae argued that changing the human gene pool could have unforeseen and irreversible consequences.
The National Biodefense Strategy considers that biological threats are among the most serious potential threats facing the US and the international community and recognizes that it is a vital interest of the United States to manage the risks arising from such threats.
For nearly a week in early December 2017, dozens of truck drivers and farmers in their own trucks were blockaded at a pork processor facility by walls of hundreds of noisy, organised activists.
Since African swine fever (ASF) was confirmed in China on August 3, 2018, the disease has spread to several other countries around the world and has sent shockwaves through the pork industry.