Stanford Biosecurity Initiative To Coordinate Research, Education On Potential Biological Threats

STAT: Facing the bioterrorism threat: New Stanford group aims to find ways to minimize risks
“Few topics generate more fear — in Hollywood movies and real life — than a biological weapons attack. [Last] week Stanford University launched a Biosecurity Initiative that will bring together biologists, bioengineers, legal scholars, and policy experts to coordinate research and education about these threats. One key goal: To help scientists understand how to mitigate risks that might come from their own experiments…” (Piller, 9/1).

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