The CDC Officially Launches the Center for Forecasting and Outbreak Analytics

By: Dr. Ryan Duncombe Last week, a puzzling new monkeypox outbreak appeared in the United States after new cases popped up in the United Kingdom, Portugal, Spain, and Canada. As of May 20, there are now a total of over…

Biosecurity at The Global Synthetic Biology Conference

By Lillian Parr From April 12–14, Built with Biology hosted The Global Synthetic Biology Conference, an annual event that features expert speakers and provides networking opportunities for members of the synthetic biology community. The conference highlighted some exciting new biotechnologies,…

The Future of Biodefense: Turning the Curse of Knowing into a Blessing

By Jackson duPont This summer was my first time diving into the world of biosecurity. As an intern for the Council of Strategic Risks, I expected to learn about new areas of security, and this experience was particularly salient given…

Interview with CSR Board Member Robert Palay: COVID-19 Has Shown the World How Serious Biothreats Are

This interview is part of a series in which Council on Strategic Risks (CSR) & Center for Climate and Security (CCS)  interns interview members of the CSR and CCS Advisory Boards, along with other key voices in the security field.…