- March 16, 2023
Biodefense graduate Janet Marroquin Pineda wins a significant award for answering “the most challenging U.S. security and science policy questions with objective analysis.”
- December 1, 2022
A Schar School biodefense PhD student delivers an important message to an important audience—about the safety of the labs where deadly pathogens are studied.
- November 10, 2022
Schar School biodefense graduate students were eager to look inside an operating BSL-3 lab, home of deadly pathogens. Can you say “geek out”?
- October 19, 2022
Schar School assistant professor Saskia Popescu is named a senior fellow at the Council on Strategic Risks. She’s also being celebrated by the university as a distinguished alumna.
- September 6, 2022
In a post-COVID world, it’s essential someone tracks the biosafety level labs around the world. The Schar School’s Biodefense program is doing just that.
- April 21, 2022
Sonia Ben Ouagrham-Gormley warns about using AI to create drugs than be weaponized.
- Meet the PhD Biodefense Student and Counterproliferation Advisor Who Writes Sci-Fi and Spy ThrillersNovember 4, 2021
A science-fiction and espionage romance writer—who is also a Schar School PhD student in the biodefense program—reveals her true identity.
- July 8, 2021
In a world haunted by the specter of man-made pathogens, it’s useful to know where the Biosafety Level 4 (BSL-4) labs are. A team of Schar School researchers created an interactive map to identify them.
- June 29, 2021
Starting a new job as a vaccine scientist at the same time as beginning a master’s degree might be daunting for some, but scholarship winner Lewis Grant is flourishing.
- Wed, 04/21/2021 - 13:57
A 2014 PhD in Biodefense graduate has won a major award as an outstanding federal employee. Brian Mazanec is a director at the Government Accounting Office specializing in security issues.