Biosecurity and Global Health
Biosecurity and global health will heavily impact global security in the coming decades and pose important challenges for international cooperation. The relationship between bioengineering and public health and international security is attracting increased interest among scholars and policymakers alike.
In this commentary in the Journal of Infectious Diseases and a CISAC audio podcast, microbiologist and CISAC co-director David Relman discusses the discovery of a new, eighth botulinum neurotoxin and whether scientists should publish their findings. Read more »
CISAC, FSI Stanford News
CISAC co-director David Relman, professor of microbiology and immunology at the Stanford School of Medicine, has been awarded a $6.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to to examine the effects of perturbations in the microbial ecology of humans. Read more »