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We appreciate your patience as we convert and redesign our website. We populated this new website with the 90+ topic areas that inform stakeholders in biosecurity, and other realms of high-consequence security, i.e. CBRN & Cyber. In addition, most content pages now have opportunities to support the BsC information project through a 6 month all-access subscription for $5.00. Subscription pages have approximately half of its information already available for free. The more recent half of the content on topic pages, however, is made available for a nominal $5.00 subscription for 6 months at:

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~Brian J. Gorman, M.Sc. (Dubl), J.D. (NYL),


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Brian J. Gorman, Towson University

Associate Researchers

Jonathan Burr, B.S., Specialties: Chemical, Export Control, Biosafety

 Related Publications & Activities:

BG: Cyber4All Fellow, NSF Grant #1516113, 2015-2017

BG: Interview on DIY Science forthcoming in  Caijing, a fortnightly magazine based in Beijing, at:

CS & BG: Gender-based perceptions of the 2001 anthrax attacks: Implications for outreach and preparedness, Security Journal, 2014

BG: Interviewed for Washington Lawyer,The Rise of DIY Scientists: Is It Time for Regulation?” 2012.

BG: Patent Office as Biosecurity Gatekeeper: Fostering Responsible Science and Building Public Trust in DIY Science, The John Marshall Review of Intellectual Property Law, 2011

Staff.: Biosecurity Commons Review 2011

BG: 6th Annual ODNI Intelligence Community Centers of Academic Excellence Summer Seminar, “Biosecurity Commons: Year 1,” National Harbor, MD, August 2, 2010

Staff. Biosecurity Commons Review 2010

BG: Closed Meeting, Dual Use and Code of Conduct, Congress of Scientists—Thomas Wiese GmbH, Berlin, Germany, December 2006

BG: Biosecurity and Secrecy Policy: Problems, Theory, and a Call for Executive Action,I/S: A Journal of Law and Policy 2006

BG, Invited Panelist, Committee on Scientific Communication and National Security, Planning Meeting, National Academies, October 30, 2006, Washington, D.C. (2006)

BG, Closed Meeting, Preventing Bioterrorism, Interpol, Lyon, France, March 2005.

BG: Balancing National Security and Open Science: A Proposal for Due Process Vetting, Yale Journal of Law and Technology, 2005

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