Greg Koblentz, member of the Scientists Working Group on Chemical and Biological Threats, spoke to the Spanish-language news site El Periódico about the potential for Russian use of weapons of mass destruction in Ukraine. Gregory Koblentz, a professor at George Mason University, where he directs the Biodefense Program, estimates the risk of Moscow using nuclear […]
Senior Science Fellow and Scientists Working Group member John Gilbert appeared on BBC World News to discuss the risk of potential Russian use of biological and chemical weapons in Ukraine.
Greg Koblentz, member of the Scientists Working Group on Chemical and Biological Threats, spoke with BBC World Newshour disputing claims that Ukraine seeks to build chemical or biological weapons and discussing Russia’s own chemical weapons stockpile.
Gregory Koblentz, a member of the Center’s Scientists Working Group, wrote an article for the Sacramento Business Journal about a California biosecurity bill that, if passed, would establish the first legally binding biosecurity measure for the synthetic biology industry in the U.S. — and in the world. “The Covid-19 pandemic has demonstrated not only how […]
Gregory Koblentz, a member of the Center’s Science Working Group, was quoted in a Roll Call article about the need for more Congressional scrutiny into experiments, known as “gain of function” research, that change pathogens to make them more infectious or dangerous. “Congress only pays attention to stuff when things go wrong,” said Gregory Koblentz, […]