An official website of the United States government

Dual Risk Use Concerns Related to H5N1 Research
July 17, 2012

A woman and a man speaking at microphones
Dr. Marianne Donker and Dr. Lawrence Kerr

US presentation on dual use risk concerns related to H5N1 research by Dr. Larry Kerr at July 17 US-Dutch joint side event for the July 2012 BTWC meeting of experts.

Presentation by Dr. Larry Kerr

Panel experts Dr. Marianne Donker (Netherlands Director of Public Health at the Netherlands Ministry of Health at the Ministry of Health, Welfare, and Sports) and Dr. Lawrence Kerr (United States Deputy Director for Countering Biological Threats, Office of the Director of National Intelligence) during the “H5N1 Research” side event presented by the United States and the Netherlands during the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention Issues Meeting of Experts in Geneva, July 17, 2012. (U.S. Mission Photo)

Dual Use Research of Concern
The H5N1 Controversy and its Implications for Science Governance
Tuesday, July 17th, 2012
Palais des Nations, Room XXIV
Geneva, Switzerland
Hosted by The Netherlands and The United States of America

DURC draft agenda (PDF 108 KB)