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Briefing Date:05/01/2008
Topic:Technical Input on Any Additional Studies to Assess Risk Associated with Operation of the National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratory, Boston University: A Letter Report

THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES
National Research Council
Division on Earth and Life Studies
Board on Life Sciences
Committee on Technical Input on Any Additional Studies to Assess Risk Associated
with Operation of the National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratory, Boston University

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Congressional Briefing
Thursday, May 1, 2008 – 11:00 a.m.
2125 Rayburn House Office Bldg.
and
Monday, May 12, 2008 – 9:30 a.m.
1629 Longworth House Office Bldg.

on

Technical Input on Any Additional Studies to Assess Risk Associated with Operation of the National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratory, Boston University:
A Letter Report

This letter report, from the National Academies, provides guidance on the scope and design of any additional studies that may be needed to assess risks associated with the proposed biocontainment laboratory at Boston University.

This briefing was for members of Congress and congressional staff only. The report was publicly released on May 2, 2008 and can be found, in its entirety, on the Web site of the National Academies Press.

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