Posts by Sudha Siva

First International VBC Conference: Video Available

The First Virtual Biosecurity Center international conference, 1 September 2011, can be accessed here. This conference explored the role of web-based networks in promoting global biosecurity, and provided an opportunity for experts from around the world to identify best practices and partnerships, and determine the feasibility of linking existing networks for global communication. For more […]

BIO 2011 Biosecurity Conference

Coverage of some of the key sessions from the Biosecurity Conference at the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) 2011, which occurred in Washington DC on June 29-30, can be found in the FAS Biosecurity Blog. A View from the Hill: A Conversation on Global Biodefense and Biosecurity Jim Greenwood, the President of BIO, opened the first […]

Position Filled – Biosecurity Education Project Manager

The Biosecurity Program at the Federation of American Scientists is expanding! Job Title: Biosecurity Education Project Manager Location: Washington, D.C. Job Type: Temporary position ending September 16, 2011 but with a possibility of becoming a permanent position thereafter. Description: The Federation of American Scientists’ Biosecurity Program is seeking a smart, energetic individual to manage the […]

The Virtual Biosecurity Center

Please do not forget to check out one of our exciting new additions to the Biosecurity Program: The Virtual Biosecurity Center. The Virtual Biosecurity Center (VBC) is the ‘one stop shop’ for biosecurity information, education, best practices, and collaboration. To find out more about the VBC and how you may play a role in coordinating […]

Biological Weapons Convention: More Communication & Collaboration Needed

On 6th of December 2010, Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon, delivered a message to the Biological Weapons Convention (BWC) Meeting of the State Parties on the need for structured and regular means of monitoring developments in science and technology to reduce risks to international security and achieving global biological disarmament. “While much is […]