Texas Tech’s Center for Biodefense, Law, and Public Policy held the 16th Annual Global Biosecurity Symposium on April 21 in the Lanier Auditorium.
The symposium featured presentations from several Texas Tech Law students on a variety of topics including infectious diseases and biological weapons.
Sheri Dasco, Partner at Seyforth Shaw, and Cheryl Erwin, Director of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Medical Bioethics Program, delivered the keynote speech on Ethical Challenges in Biosecurity and the Lawyer’s Obligations.
The symposium concluded with Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development Victoria Sutton recognizing the outgoing Journal for Biosecurity, Biosafety, and Biodefense board of editors. The newly appointed 2017-18 board of editors were also introduced.