Gigi Kwik Gronvall talks to MTM about the importance of biopreparedness. Gronvall discusses her work in creating policies around potential natural, accidental, and man-made pandemics.

Effective October 2016, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention added Bacillus cereus biovar anthracis as a Tier 1 select agent to the list of select agents and toxins. Sentinel laboratories should continue using the existing ASM Sentinel Level Clinical Laboratory Guidelines for Suspected Agents of Bioterrorism and Emerging Infectious Diseases, Bacillus anthracis with new recommendations suggested here.  

Dr. David Martinson is a Senior Fellow in the National Biosafety and Biocontainment Training Program at the National Institutes of Health. Learn more about what he does, how he got to his position, and what you should do to get there.

Published in Career Profiles
Wednesday, 06 January 2016 16:11

What is a Biosafety Professional?

Presented by Patricia Delarosa, George Mason University

Published in Biosafety
Friday, 08 February 2013 09:02

Threading the NEIDL: Go Inside a BSL-4 Lab

A never before seen look at how one of America's state of the art biodefense research facilities operates and the security measures put in place to keep it safe, even in the heart of a major urban center.
Published in Documentaries