Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Stephen Maurer quoted in New Scientist on DNA and Terrorism

Stephen Maurer, Director of the Goldman School Project on Information Technology and Homeland Security ("ITHS") and member of TRUST was quoted in the New Scientist September 14, 2008 article, "DNA firms step up security over bioterrorism threat" that discusses efforts to counter fears that terrorists could make deadly viruses by ordering genetic material from corporations. Maurer is quotes as saying, "The fact that they're going to share their experiences is really important." Maurer helped write the industry guidelines.