Greg Koblentz, member of the Scientists Working Group on Chemical and Biological Threats, coauthored an article in The Nonproliferation Review explaining the uneven coverage that Novichok agents and their precursors have received from the international chemical-weapons nonproliferation regime. “Novichoks, also known as A-series agents, are nerve agents developed in the Soviet Union during the Cold War. […]
Sonia Ben Ouagrham-Gormley, a member of the Scientists Working Group, spoke at a roundtable held by the University of Kent about a report on protecting CRISPR babies.
A study by Greg Koblentz, a member of the Scientists Working Group on Chemical and Biological Threats, was cited in a Vox article about worldwide biosecurity threats. According to research published last year by King’s College London biosecurity researchers Gregory Koblentz and Filippa Lentzos, there are now nearly 60 labs classified as BSL-4 — the highest biosecurity rating, […]
As the Soviet empire collapsed, it became clear that an emergency situation was dangerously close. 30,000 nuclear weapons and a vast weapons production complex were spread over four sovereign states. Some 40,000 tons of chemical weapons and a large biological capability were also present. In response, the United States devised a program to consolidate, secure […]
Greg Koblentz, member of the Scientists Working Group on Chemical and Biological Threats, spoke to the German public radio station Deutchlandfunk about Russia and biological weapons.