The National Agricultural Biosecurity Center (NABC) was established by Kansas State University (KSU) to coordinate interdisciplinary activities focused on protecting America’s agricultural infrastructure and economy from endemic and emerging biological threats.
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- April 22, 2011
The National Biosafety Association (Associação Nacional de Biossegurança)- ANBio was created in 1999 by a group of scientists concerned with disseminating information about the advances of modern biotechnology and its control mechanisms, which are fundamental for technological incorporation and simultaneous preservation of our biological diversity. Attentive to the risks arising from laboratory and industrial activities, transport and release to the environment and other activities involving the health and agricultural sectors, target issues of ANBio, biosafety is coming up in Brazil as a multidisciplinary scientific field. Professionals from the most different areas, among others biology, biomedicine, agronomy, food science, pharmacy, chemistry, medicine, nursing, nutrition, architecture and law are brought together in this young discipline.
- March 14, 2011
Center for Technology and National Security Policy
The Center for Technology and National Security Policy (CTNSP) examines the implications of technological innovation for U.S. national security policy and military planning. CTNSP combines scientific and technical assessments with analyses of current strategic and defense policy issues, taking on topics to bridge the gap. The Center has produced studies on proliferation and homeland security, military transformation, international science and technology, information technology, life sciences, and social science modeling.
- July 15, 2010
NIAID conducts and supports basic and applied research to better understand, treat, and ultimately prevent infectious, immunologic, and allergic diseases. For more than 60 years, NIAID research has led to new therapies, vaccines, diagnostic tests, and other technologies that have improved the health of millions of people in the United States and around the world.
- April 12, 2011
“The National Memorial Institute for the Prevention of Terrorism located in Oklahoma City is dedicated to preventing terrorism or mitigating its effects.” They “sponsor research to discover equipment, training and procedures that might assist them in preventing terrorism and responding to it.” The special Congressional appropriation that funds MIPT directs the organization to conduct “research into the social and political causes and effects of terrorism and the development of technologies to counter biological, nuclear and chemical weapons of mass destruction as well as cyberterrorism.”
- July 8, 2010