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Program Model

The program endeavors to foster close cooperation between ARS and FSU scientists. Project ideas may come from either side, but the final project is developed jointly.

For further information, please see: http://iapreview.ars.usda.gov/research/programs/docs.htm?docid=987&page=2

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Cooperative Threat Reduction: Russia Programs

A. Biological Weapons Proliferation Prevention Security Enhancements

Locations

  • Current: Obolensk (SRCAM), Novosibirsk (VECTOR), Golitsino, Pokrov

Project Description

  • Enhance BioSecurity and BioSafety at Biological Research and Production Centers (BRPCs) to ensure secure and safe storage and handling of biological pathogens

For further information, please see: http://www.dtra.mil

B. Biological Weapons Proliferation Prevention Cooperative BioDefense Research

Locations

  • Current: Obolensk (SRCAM), Novosibirsk (VECTOR), Moscow (RCMDT), Serpukhov (RCTHRB), St. Petersburg (SRIHPB)

  • Potential: Sergiev Posad, Lyubuchany, Saratov, Volgograd, Rostov, Stravropol, Kirov, Yekaterinburg, Irkutsk, Kazan

Project Description

  • Prevent proliferation of BW Biotechnology, increase transparency, and enhance U.S. force protection capabilities through research projects with former BW scientists at BRPCs

For further information, please see: http://www.dtra.mil



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