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Suggested Citation:"Front Matter." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2023. Harnessing Innovative Biotechnologies for National Security in Material and Human Dimensions: Abridged Version. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/27023.
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Harnessing Innovative
Biotechnologies for National
Security in Material and Human
Dimensions

Abridged Version

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Committee on Biotechnology
Capabilities for National Security
Needs

Board on Life Sciences

Division on Earth and Life Studies


Consensus Study Report

Suggested Citation:"Front Matter." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2023. Harnessing Innovative Biotechnologies for National Security in Material and Human Dimensions: Abridged Version. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/27023.
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Suggested Citation:"Front Matter." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2023. Harnessing Innovative Biotechnologies for National Security in Material and Human Dimensions: Abridged Version. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/27023.
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Suggested Citation:"Front Matter." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2023. Harnessing Innovative Biotechnologies for National Security in Material and Human Dimensions: Abridged Version. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/27023.
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COMMITTEE ON BIOTECHNOLOGY CAPABILITIES FOR NATIONAL SECURITY NEEDS

DIANE DIEULIIS (Chair), Distinguished Fellow, National Defense University

CATHERINE CABRERA, Group Leader, Biological & Technologies Group, MIT Lincoln Laboratory

AMY HERR, Professor, University of California, Berkeley

ANDREW KILIANSKI, Group Leader, Senior Director, Emerging Infectious Diseases, International AIDS Vaccine Initiative

MARY MAXON, Executive Director, BioFutures, Schmidt Futures

Study Staff

KAVITA BERGER, Study Director, Director, Board on Life Sciences

NANCY CONNELL, Senior Scientist

JESSICA DE MOUY, Research Associate

CHRISTL SAUNDERS, Program Coordinator

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Reviewers

This Consensus Study Report was reviewed in draft form by individuals chosen for their diverse perspectives and technical expertise. The purpose of this independent review is to provide candid and critical comments that will assist the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine in making each published report as sound as possible and to ensure that it meets the institutional standards for quality, objectivity, evidence, and responsiveness to the study charge. The review comments and draft manuscript remain confidential to protect the integrity of the deliberative process.

We thank the following individuals for their review of this report:

MICHAEL BONINGER, University of Pittsburgh

ROCCO CASAGRANDE, Gryphon Scientific

ELIZABETH HONG-GELLER, Los Alamos National Laboratory

STEVE HYMAN, Harvard University

CHRISTINA RUDZINSKI, MIT Lincoln Laboratory

Although the reviewers listed above provided many constructive comments and suggestions, they were not asked to endorse the conclusions or recommendations of this report nor did they see the final draft before its release. The review of this report was overseen by MICHAEL MARLETTA, University of California, Berkeley. He was responsible for making certain that an independent examination of this report was carried out in accordance with the standards of the National Academies and that all review comments were carefully considered. Responsibility for the final content rests entirely with the authoring committee and the National Academies.

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