Safeguarding the Bioeconomy: U.S. Opportunities and Challenges
Prepared statement of Edward H. You Supervisory Special Agent, Biological Countermeasures Unit, Countermeasures and Operations Section, Weapons of Mass Destruction Directorate, FBI.
Testimony for the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission1
March 16, 2017
This statement describes the development of the bioeconomy within the United States and China, identifies the opportunities and security challenges facing the United States, and how the United States might better expand the scope of what is determined to be a biological threat and support biotechnology research and industry development for national security.