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Preventing Biological Attacks

Apr 16, 2010
11:30am to 12:30pm

U.S. Capitol Visitor’s Center, Lower Level, Room SVC 210-212
Washington, DC


On Friday, April 16, 2010, the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) held the second of three luncheon briefings to inform the public, members of Congress and their staffs on the potential risks and opportunities to prevent biological attacks, including biological terrorism, biological warfare and criminal acts using biological agents.
Robert Kadlec, Vice President at PRTM, will moderate a panel discussion among leading biological weapons experts including: Barry Kellman, Professor and President of the International Security and Biopolicy Institute at DePaul University College of Law; Julie Fisher, Senior Associate, Global Health and Security Program at the Stimson Center; Gregory Koblentz, Assistant Professor, Department of Public and International Affairs at George Mason University; and Dr. Michael Pentella, Associate Director for Infectious Disease at the University of Iowa Hygienic Laboratory.