Biotechnologies for National
Security in Material and Human
Committee on Biotechnology
Capabilities for National Security
Board on Life Sciences
Division on Earth and Life Studies
Consensus Study Report
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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
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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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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