Microbiology in a Post-Sept. 11 World

How should the labs of scientists working on possible bioterror agents be regulated? Is it time for a microbiology code of ethics?

Guest:

Ronald Atlas, president, American Society for Microbiology. Professor of Biology, professor of Public Health. Co-Director, Center for Deterrence of Biowarfare and Bioterrorism, University of Louisville

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.