On January 31, 2006, a workshop on the issues of biosecurity took place in the IMEMO.
The workshop was held within the framework of the joint IMEMO-CSIS (Center for Strategic and International Studies, USA) project. Among the participants were representatives of the Federal Government bodies, leading Russian experts in biosecurity, foreign diplomays.
Moderator: A.Pikayev, Head of the Disarmament and Conflict Management Department (IMEMO), Director of the “Strengthening Global Partnership” International Project.
Opening address: V.Baranovsky, Deputy Director of the IMEMO, Corresponding Member of Russian Academy of Science.
“AgroBioTerrorism: Targets, Models, Counteraction Possibilities” – S.Zavriyev, Head of Department, Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry, Corresponding Member of Russian Academy of Agricultural Sciences.
“Natural Toxins – Sources of Biological Threat” – V.Nesmeyanov, Secretary of Studies, Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry.