Dr. Matthew Meselson, a Harvard biologist and longtime advocate for biological disarmament, (and a member of FAS’s Board of Sponsors) spoke Tuesday, June 26th at a briefing hosted by FAS in Washington, D.C. on the recent history of biodefense and the need for oversight on biodefense efforts. “Infective agents don’t stop at frontiers. They don’t […]
Anthrax. Smallpox. Plague. We are familiar with these potential weapons of mass destruction, but how do they differ from other WMDs? In a new edition of the FAS podcast series, “A Conversation with an Expert,” Ms. Kelsey Gregg, Manager of the Biosecurity Program and Virtual Biosecurity Center discusses biological weapons and how they differ from […]
FAS Roundup: December 19, 2011 Military intel budget classified, new ScienceWonk blog, CIA to process Open Source Works FOIA request, 7th Session of BWC and much more. From the Blogs DoD Says Military Intel Budget Request is Classified: Steven Aftergood writes that a Freedom of Information Act request for the amount of money that the […]
Listen to the first FAS podcast: “A Conversation With An Expert,” featuring Nishal Mohan, Director of the FAS Biosecurity Program. Topics discussed include current biosecurity projects and bioethics issues. Enjoy! Click to download podcast.