Fellow, Ending Bioweapons Program
Britt Lampert is a researcher funded by Open Philanthropy’s Biosecurity Scholarship. Her work has focused on open-source intelligence for detecting biological weapons threats, as well as emerging technologies for reducing disease transmission. In the fall, she will begin a think tank fellowship in Washington, DC. Prior to her career shift into biosecurity, Britt worked to improve the health of astronauts. At SpaceX, she developed the company’s astronaut food and water programs, and at the University of Minnesota, she managed a laboratory that was funded by NASA, NIH, and the USDA. Britt holds a BA in Psychology with High Distinction from the University of Minnesota and received her PhD in Health Psychology from UCLA.