Biological

MENACS delegation at the BWC RevCon

Launch of New Biological Weapons Convention Website

A CNS project’s new website aims to enhance knowledge and awareness of the biological weapons regime.

US Navy in Full Chemical Protective Gear

Keeping the Biological Weapons Convention Relevant

Officials have the opportunity to revise the way in which discussions are planned and held to better protect against biological weapons.

Rose Gottemoeller delivers the keynote address at an event to launch a special double issue of the Nonproliferation Review, with Editor Joshua Pollack and Dr. Chen Kane.

Event: Lessons Learned from Eliminating WMD

The Nonproliferation Review launched its newest volume: a special, double issue on eliminating weapons of mass destruction.

Dr. Chen Kane makes an intervention during the BWC workshop

Toward the 8th BWC Review Conference

On July 8, 2016, CNS and the US Department of State co-sponsored a workshop on the the Eighth Review Conference of the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention (BWC).

Cover of "The Soviet Bioweapons Program and Its Legacy"

The Soviet Bioweapons Program and Its Legacy

How Soviet genetic engineering aimed to create super-natural bacterial & viral strains for weapons.

A wide view of the Security Council as Members unanimously adopt resolution 1977 (2011) on 20 April 2011, extending for 10 years the mandate of the 1540 Committee. UN Photo/Devra Berkovitz

Spector Calls on UN Committee to Condemn Violations of WMD Controls

CNS deputy director recommends taking steps that could trigger sanctions for states that undermine the resolution.

"Six Visiting Fellows Complete Nonproliferation Training at CNS"

Six Visiting Fellows Complete Nonproliferation Training

Fellows from all over the world worked in an intensive nonproliferation training program specifically tailored to the Visiting Fellows Program.

Assistant Secretary Countryman, Under Secretary Gottemoeller Brief Secretary Kerry Before He Addresses NPT Conference at U.N. in New York
Source: WikiMedia Commons

Why We Should Still Move Forward Towards a WMD Free Zone in the Middle East

Discussion of NPT Review Council efforts to establish a Middle East Weapons of Mass Destruction Free Zone.

Zian Liu Bioweapons for Dummies

Bioweapons… for Dummies? Evaluating the Threat of Rogue Biohacking

Video seminar with UC Berkley undergraduate Zian Liu, exploring the accessibility, ease of creation and use of biological weapons.

Upcoming Event: Monterey, California

Bioweapons… for Dummies? Evaluating the Threat of Rogue Biohacking

FEBRUARY 25, 2016: Seminar with Zian Liu, fourth-year bioengineering undergraduate at UC Berkeley.