MALDI

matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization

M-BAND

microfluidic bioagent autonomous networked detector

MS

mass spectroscopy

NG-ADS

next-generation automated detection system

NGS

next-generation sequencing

NHGRI

National Human Genome Research Institute

NORAD

North American Aerospace Defense Command

NRC

National Research Council

OHA

Office of Health Affairs (DHS)

PCR

polymerase chain reaction

PSU

portable sensor unit

REBS

resource effective bio-identification system

SPAMS

single-particle aerosol mass spectrometer

TRL

technology readiness level

USPS

U.S. Postal Service



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