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The Scishield EHS Community Connection Webinar Series

Biosecurity - What Should We Be Concerned About?

Biosecurity risks are wide and diverse and aren’t limited to what’s in your labs. There are many different types of players/stakeholders, both old and new, across the globe. Join our two experts to learn much more.
Yong-Bee Lim, PhD, Fellow, Council of Strategic Risks
Kathleen Vogel, PhD, Director + Professor, School for the Future of Innovation in Society, ASU

This webinar aired on Thursday November 4, 2021

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Meet the Panelists:

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Yong-Bee Lim, PhD

Council of Strategic Risks
Dr. Yong-Bee Lim is a Fellow at the Council on Strategic Risks (CSR), where he has written extensively on biological risks and solutions. He is also an Editorial Fellow at the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists. Dr. Lim’s academic work examined how emerging technologies and non-traditional actors such as the Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Bio community affect the benefits and risks associated with the life sciences and other science disciplines. He previously worked as a researcher in a number of U.S. government institutions, including the Office for At-Risk Individuals, Behavioral Health, and Community Resilience (HHS/ASPR, the National Defense University’s Center for the Study of Weapons of Mass Destruction (DoD), and at the Center for Global Security Research at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (DoE).


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Kathleen Vogel, PhD

Director & Professor
School for the Future of Innovation in Society, ASU 
Kathleen M. Vogel is Professor and Interim Director in the School for the Future of Innovation in Society at Arizona State University. She is Senior Global Futures Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Futures Laboratory.  She was previously a tenured associate professor in the School of Public Policy, University of Maryland. She was also a tenured professor in the Department of Political Science and was Director of the Science, Technology, and Society Program at North Carolina State University (NC State), and held a joint appointment in the Department of Science and Technology Studies and Judith V. Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies at Cornell University. Vogel holds a Ph.D. in bio-physical chemistry from Princeton University
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 Jonathan Klane

MC; Director of Risk Management and Safety Education

After many years in consulting, teaching, and directing safety and risk for two engineering colleges, Jonathan is now part of the SciShield team in a new role – Director of Risk management and Safety Education. This new innovative position encompasses risk management, safety culture, EHS compliance, loss control, and safety education for the entire community.