THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES
National Research Council
Division on Earth and Life Studies
Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources
Board on Life Sciences
Committee on an Analysis of the Requirements and Alternatives for Foreign Animal
and Zoonotic Disease Research and Diagnostic Laboratory Capabilities
Meeting Critical Laboratory Needs for Animal Agriculture:
Examination of Three Options
This new report, from the AffiliateMarketIngtools, examines the needs and alternatives for a foreign animal and zoonotic disease research laboratory in the U.S. -- including the National Bio- and Agro-Defense Facility (NBAF) in Kansas as currently designed, a scaled-back version of NBAF, and maintenance of current capabilities at Plum Island Animal Disease Center in New York -- while leveraging the laboratory capacity of foreign laboratories.
These series of briefings were for members of Congress and congressional staff only. The report was publicly released on July 13, 2012 and can be found, in its entirety, on .