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Report Release Webinar
September 14, 2017
January 4, 2017
*Joseph Kanabrocki, "Biosafety, Biosecurity and Dual-Use Research of Concern"
*David A. Relman and Michael Imperiale, "Options for Management of Potentially Dangerous Information Generated by Life Science Research"
*Sam Weiss Evans, "Constructing New Security Concerns in the Life Sciences"
*Duane Lindner, "Control of Sensitive Information in a National Security Context"
*Piers D. Millett, "Gaps in International Regulation of DURC"
*Kim Strosnider and Doron Hindin, "The Role of Export Controls in Regulating Dual Use Research of Concern"
*Joseph Kanabrocki, "Biosafety and Biosecurity in the Realm of Dual-Use Research of Concern"
*Michael Imperiale and David A. Relman, "Options for Management of Potentially Dangerous Information Generated by Life Sciences Research"
*Sam Weiss Evans, "The Construction of New Security Concerns in the Life Sciences"
*Tim Stearns, "Moving Beyond Dual Use Research of Concern Regulation to an Integrated Responsible Research Environment"
*Duane Lindner and Winalee Carter, "Control of Sensitive Information: Policy, Procedure, and Practice in a National Security Context"
*Piers D. Millett, "Gaps in the International Governance of Dual-Use Research of Concern"
*Doron Hindin, Kim Strosnider, and Peter D. Trooboff, "The Role of Export Controls in Regulating Dual Use Research of Concern: Striking a Balance Between Freedom of Fundamental Research and National Security"
July 11-12, 2016
New York, NY
*Gerald L. Epstein, "Current U.S. Policy on Publication of Dual Use Research of Concern"
*Elisa D. Harris, “The US Government Approach to Communication of Dual-Use Research of Concern: Challenges and Options”
*Phillip Campbell, “Issues in Dual-use Biology Publishing”
*Michael Imperiale, “Committee on Dual Use Research of Concern: Options for Limited Communication”
*David Relman, “Why There is a “gray area” and Why We Need New Approaches for Managing It”
*Carrie Wolinetz, “Responsibly Communicating Dual Use Research of Concern: Lessons Learned from NSABB”
*Teresa Hauguel, “NAID DURC Processes & Lessons Learned: A Program Perspective”
*Ara Tahmassian, “Dual Use Research of Concern: Challenges in Management”
*David L. Wynes, “Dual Use Research of Concern”
See also Elisa D. Harris' statement to the committee.
Dual Use Research of Concern in the Life Sciences: Current Issues and Controversies was released via a public webinar on September 14, 2017.
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