The Resource Trends in science and technology relevant to the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention : summary of an international workshop : October 31 to November 3, 2010, Beijing, China, convened in cooperation with Chinese Academy of Sciences ; IAP--The Global Network of Science Academies ; International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology ; International Union of Microbiological Societies ; Katherine Bowman [and others], rapporteurs ; National Research Council of the National Academies, (electronic resource)

Trends in science and technology relevant to the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention : summary of an international workshop : October 31 to November 3, 2010, Beijing, China, convened in cooperation with Chinese Academy of Sciences ; IAP--The Global Network of Science Academies ; International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology ; International Union of Microbiological Societies ; Katherine Bowman [and others], rapporteurs ; National Research Council of the National Academies, (electronic resource)

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Trends in science and technology relevant to the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention : summary of an international workshop : October 31 to November 3, 2010, Beijing, China
Title
Trends in science and technology relevant to the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention
Title remainder
summary of an international workshop : October 31 to November 3, 2010, Beijing, China
Statement of responsibility
convened in cooperation with Chinese Academy of Sciences ; IAP--The Global Network of Science Academies ; International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology ; International Union of Microbiological Societies ; Katherine Bowman [and others], rapporteurs ; National Research Council of the National Academies
Title variation
Science and technology relevant to the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention
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eng
Summary
"This report offers a summary of the substantive presentations during an international workshop, Trends in Science and Technology Relevant to the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention, held October 31 - November 3, 2010 at the Institute of Biophysics of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. It is meant to provide scientists and other technical experts with factual information about the range and variety of topics discussed at the workshop, which may be of interest to national governments and non-governmental organizations as they begin to prepare for the 7th Review Conference of the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention (BWC) in 2011. The Beijing workshop reflected the continuing engagement by national academies international scientific organizations, and individual scientists and engineers in considering the biosecurity implications of developments in the life sciences and assessing trends in science and technology (S&T) relevant to nonproliferation. The workshop provided an opportunity for the scientific community to discuss the implications of relevant developments in S&T for multiple aspects of the BWC. Trends in Science and Technology Relevant to the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention follows the structure of the plenary sessions at the workshop. It begins with introductory material about the BWC and current examples of the types and modes of science advice available to the BWC and other international nonproliferation and disarmament agreements, in particular the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC). This report includes only a very brief description of the some of the post-presentation discussions held during the plenary sessions - and does not include an account of the small breakout groups - since these were intended to inform the committee's finding and conclusions and will be reflected in the final report."--Publisher's description
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MMU
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no index present
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UG447.8
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non fiction
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  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
WA 295
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  • Bowman, Katherine
  • Zhongguo ke xue yuan
  • InterAcademy Panel on International Issues
  • International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • International Union of Microbiological Societies
  • National Research Council (U.S.)
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  • Biological Warfare
  • Chemical Warfare
  • Biological Warfare Agents
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemical Warfare Agents
  • International Cooperation
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Trends in science and technology relevant to the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention : summary of an international workshop : October 31 to November 3, 2010, Beijing, China, convened in cooperation with Chinese Academy of Sciences ; IAP--The Global Network of Science Academies ; International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology ; International Union of Microbiological Societies ; Katherine Bowman [and others], rapporteurs ; National Research Council of the National Academies, (electronic resource)
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Title from resource title page (National Academies Press, viewed May 3, 2011)
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Includes bibliographical references
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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719481970
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1 online resource (56 pages)
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online
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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remote
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(OCoLC)719481970
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Trends in science and technology relevant to the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention : summary of an international workshop : October 31 to November 3, 2010, Beijing, China, convened in cooperation with Chinese Academy of Sciences ; IAP--The Global Network of Science Academies ; International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology ; International Union of Microbiological Societies ; Katherine Bowman [and others], rapporteurs ; National Research Council of the National Academies, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Title from resource title page (National Academies Press, viewed May 3, 2011)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
719481970
Extent
1 online resource (56 pages)
Form of item
online
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)719481970

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