Biology’s Brave New World: Looking Toward Threats to Global Health

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Laurie Garrett, CFR's senior fellow for global health, discusses dual-use research and synthetic biology.

This meeting is sponsored by the United Nations Academic Impact, in association with the Council on Foreign Relations.

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