Academic Resources

Center for Civilian Biodefense Strategies The Johns Hopkins Center for Civilian Biodefense Studies is a comprehensive site that provides information, upcoming events, news, reading lists, and a list of Internet resources for the medical and public health community as well as the general public.

Center for Non-Proliferation Studies, Monterey Institute of International Studies The Monterey Institute is the world’s largest non-governmental organization devoted to combating the spread of weapons of mass destruction (WMD). Website materials, authored primarily by the Institute, are organized by geographical region, publication type, and subject (chemical and biological weapons, missiles, nuclear weapons, and treaties and regimes).

Center for the Study of Bioterrorism and Emerging Infections The Center for the Study of Bioterrorism and Emerging Infections (CSB & EI) is part of the St. Louis University School of Public Health. The website offers an extensive list of references, news, bibliography, and Internet resources. The mission of the Center is to provide public health and healthcare facilities with resources needed to prepare for response to and recover from intentional or naturally occurring disease outbreaks.

Harvard Sussex Program on CBW Armament and Arms Limitations The Harvard Sussex Program is an international collaboration devoted to research, communication, and training to advance the understanding of policy issues associated with chemical and biological warfare (CBW) in order to promote the global elimination of CBW weapons and to strengthen the constraints against hostile uses of biomedical technologies

The Stimson Center The Henry L. Stimson Center is an independent, nonprofit, public policy institute committed to finding and promoting innovative solutions to problems of national and international security.

UPMC Center for Health Security The UPMC Center for Health Security works to protect people’s health from the consequences of epidemics and disasters and to ensure that communities are resilient to major challenges.  The Center examines how scientific and technological innovations can strengthen health security.  The Center conducts independent research and analysis, and we communicate our results to inform the work of decision makers across communities.