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Virtual Event: Biotechnology and American Competitiveness

Jun 2, 2021
2:30pm to 4:00pm


Biotechnology—including synthetic biology, pharmaceuticals, and genomic editing—has the potential to transform the geopolitical landscape. While the U.S. has long served as the global leader in biotechnology, there are increased opportunities to foster research and innovation, address bioterrorism and biosecurity risks, and strengthen the U.S. bioeconomy in an era of global technology competition.

On June 2nd, 2021, CNAS hosted a virtual event on Biotechnology and American Competitiveness.

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With featured speakers:

Dr. Diane DiEuliis
Senior Research Fellow
National Defense University

Dr. Jason Kelly
Co-founder and CEO
Ginkgo Bioworks

Dr. Tara O'Toole
Executive Vice President and Senior Fellow
In-Q-Tel

Dr. Megan Palmer
Executive Director
Bio Policy and Leadership Initiatives
Stanford University

Moderated by:

Martijn Rasser
Senior Fellow
Technology and National Security Program
Center for a New American Security