Dr. Diane DiEuliis

Member, BioTech Task Force

Distinguished Research Fellow, National Defense University

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Dr. Diane DiEuliis is a Distinguished Research Fellow at National Defense University, where she researches the impacts of emerging technologies on biodefense, biosecurity and national defense. Her expertise covers emerging biotechnology, the US bioeconomy, dual use life sciences research, disaster recovery, and behavioral, cognitive, and social science. Dr. DiEuliis teaches in biotechnology and biodefense, and lectures in foundational professional military education.

Prior to joining NDU, Dr. DiEuliis was the Deputy Director for Policy and Planning, in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. While there, she supported domestic and international health emergency preparedness and response activities.

Dr. DiEuliis was the Assistant Director for Life Sciences and Behavioral and Social Sciences in the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) in the Executive Office of the President across two presidencies. During her tenure at the White House, she created policy in biosecurity, synthetic biology, biotechnology, behavioral science, scientific collections, and human subjects’ research.

Prior to working at OSTP, Dr. DiEuliis was a program director at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), where she managed a diverse portfolio of neuroscience research in neurodegenerative diseases. She is the author of over 80 publications.

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