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Biotechnology Research in an Age of Terrorism

by National Research Council (US)

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Published by National Academy Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biotechnology,
  • Science

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages147
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9568915M
    ISBN 100309526132
    ISBN 109780309526135

    Among the important projects funded was the landmark Fink Committee report, “Biotechnology Research in an Age of Terrorism,” the U.S. National Academies’ International Biosecurity Project, and the World Health Organization’s program to raise global awareness, which culminated in its “Responsible Life Sciences Research for Global. Daniel M. Gerstein is a senior policy researcher at the RAND Corporation. Previously, he served at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) as Under Secretary (Acting) and Deputy Under Secretary in the Science & Technology Directorate.

    Biotechnology Research in an Age of Terrorism pages | Paperback | Price: $ In recent years much has happened to justify an examination of biological research in light of national security concerns. The destructive application of biotechnology research includes activities such as spreading common pathogens or transforming them. Gerald Ralph Fink (born July 1, ) is an American biologist, who was Director of the Whitehead Institute at MIT from – He graduated from Amherst College in and received a Ph.D. from Yale University in , having elucidated the histidine pathway in the yeast, Saccharomyces postdoctoral study at the National Institutes of Health with Bruce Ames on the Alma mater: Amherst College, Yale University (Ph.D.).

      TERRORISM Terrorism is the use of violence or the threat of violence to create a climate of fear in a given population. Terrorist violence targets ethnic or religious groups, governments, political parties, corporations and media enterprises. The three main types of . A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the : Mitchel B Wallerstein.


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This new book by the National Research Council recommends that the government expand existing regulations and rely on self-governance by scientists rather than adopt intrusive new policies. The National Academies Press. https. In recent years much has happened to justify an examination of biological research in light of national security concerns.

The destructive application of biotechnology research includes activities such as spreading common pathogens or transforming them into even more lethal forms. Policymakers and the scientific community at large must put forth a vigorous and immediate response to this challenge.

Prepublication Copy BIOTECHNOLOGY RESEARCH IN AN AGE OF TERRORISM: CONFRONTING THE DUAL USE DILEMMA Committee on Research Standards and Practices to Prevent the Destructive Application of Biotechnology Development, Security, and Cooperation Policy and Global Affairs National Research Council OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES The National Academies Press.

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National Research Council (US) Committee on Research Standards and Practices to Prevent the Destructive Application of Biotechnology.

Biotechnology Research in an Age of Terrorism. Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); International Standard Book Number (Book) International Standard Book Number (PDF) Library of Congress Control Number Additional copies of this report are available from The National Academies Press, Biotechnology Research in an Age of Terrorism.

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Biotechnology Research in an Age of Terrorism (Biosecurity). Biotechnology Research in an Age of Terrorism: Publication Type: Report: Year of Publication: Authors, Publisher: The National Academies Press: ISBN Number: Abstract: In recent years much has happened to justify an examination of biological research in light of national security concerns.

In-text: (Biotechnology research in an age of terrorism, ) Your Bibliography: Biotechnology Research In An Age Of gton, DC: National Academies Press, p   Committee on Research Standards and Practices to Prevent the Destructive Application of Biotechnology National Research Council The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine Cite this page: "Biotechnology Research in an Age of Terrorism" Online Ethics Center for Engineering 2/9/ OEC Accessed: Tuesday, Ap Book Description: World Scientific Publishing Co Pte Ltd.

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Biotechnology is one of the world's fastest growing commercial sectors. Sincethe number of bio­technology companies in the United States alone has tripled. These firms are research.

Science, Technology and the “Age of Terrorism” (NAS) book, Biotechnology Research In An Age of Terrorism: Confronting the Dual Use Dilemma (note that this is the pre-publication proof of the book).

This book confronted the dual-use dilemma; there is a public good served by performing certain types of high-risk research in biotechnology.

Bioterrorism is terrorism involving the intentional release or dissemination of biological agents. These agents are bacteria, viruses, or toxins, and may be in a naturally occurring or a human-modified form.

(Wiki) Please only add books that feature viruses/bacteria/etc used as weapons, as. For one such list, inevitably already outdated, see Committee on Research Standards and Practices to Prevent the Destructive Application of Biotechnology, Biotechnology Research in an Age of Terrorism (Washington, DC: National Academies Press, ), pp.

The book recommends procedures and frameworks -ence research with dual-use potential. The recommenda-tions are relevant not only for the US but for the global community in an effort to counter the threat of biotechnol-ogy in the age of terrorism.

The immediate impact of the book is the adoption of its fourth recommendation by the US government Author: Ademola Akinyoade. Biotechnology Research in an Age of Terrorism pages | Paperback | Price: $ In recent years much has happened to justify an examination of biological research in light of national security concerns.

The destructive application of biotechnology research includes activities such as spreading common pathogens or transforming them. Biotechnological Research in an Age of Terrorism Acknowledgments The Commiee wishes to express its thanks to several staff mem-bers of the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities: to Ms.

Shelley Hirshberg, for her conscientious coordination and prepa-ration of. This book outlines how and why the United States government initiated,sustained and then dramatically expanded an illegal biological arms significantly, U.S. expert Francis A.

Boyle reveals how the new billion-dollar U.S. Chemical and Biological Defense Program has been reorientatedto accord with the Neo-Conservative pre-emptive strike agenda—this time bybiological Cited by: 2. View copies of Biotechnology Research in an Age of Terrorism by National Research Council, Policy and Global Affairs, Development, Security, and Cooperation, Committee on Research Standards and Practices to Prevent the Destructive Application of Biotechnology () on StudentVIP.

Biotechnology Research in an Age of. Terrorism, Biotechnology and Bioterrorism: An Unprecedented World This book provides the first intellectual history of the development of the.Biotechnology and terrorism. Life sciences research is being transformed from merely describing biological phenomena to revealing the genetic control networks that orchestrate biological processes.

This holds great promise for improvements in medicine and agriculture, but the same knowledge can be exploited for less benign ends in a world. The book not only brings rigorous analysis to this area of analysis, it serves as a rich source of information and new directions for research.

Genes, Trade, and Regulation (Bernauer ) offers an excellent account of how controversies surrounding trade in biotechnology are polarizing major trading blocs in a more recent by: