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Project Title: Strategies for Identifying and Addressing Biodefense Vulnerabilities Posed by Synthetic Biology

PIN: DELS-BCST-16-04         

Major Unit:
Division on Earth and Life Studies

Sub Unit:
Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology
Board on Life Sciences

Shelton-Davenport, Marilee

Subject/Focus Area:
Biology and Life Sciences; Math, Chemistry and Physics; National Security and Defense

Strategies for Identifying and Addressing Biodefense Vulnerabilities Posed by Synthetic Biology
March 23, 2017 - March 23, 2017
via teleconference - dial-in information is below

If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
to the public or need more information please contact:

Contact Name:


Committee will be receiving a briefing from Dr. Megan Palmer via webinar on March 23, 2017 from 3pm - 4pm EST. Members of the public are invited to join the webinar, but the webinar's primary purpose is to provide dialogue between committee members and speakers. If time allows, questions from the public will be permitted.

To access the webinar please follow the directions below:
1) Navigate to:
2) If prompted, provide your name and email address and the meeting password: nassynbio
3) Click the green "join" button
4) If you are using the WebEx interface for the first time, please select the option to run a temporary application to launch WebEx on your computer.
5) Once the WebEx program begins, you will be asked (on the left side of the page) how you would like to connect with audio. Choose either to have the program call you, or dial 1-(866) 668-0721 and, when prompted, type in conference code 380 454 1676#
6) Note that your microphone will be muted when you enter the webinar. PLEASE keep your microphone muted throughout the duration of the webinar, until prompted by the committee chair that we will be accepting questions from the public. Background noise and audio feedback are extremely disturbing and disruptive.