Lauren C. Richardson

Lauren C. Richardson

Associate Director
Dr. Richardson is currently Associate Director of Biosafety and Biosecurity programs of Merrick and Company’s Life Sciences unit. Dr. Richardson has provided technical subject matter expertise and project management for domestic and international efforts focused on food safety, laboratory, and health systems capacity building. Dr. Richardson also serves as a veterinarian in the US Army Reserve.

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The life sciences now interface broadly with information technology (IT) and cybersecurity. This convergence is a key driver in the explosion of biotechnology research and its industrial applications in health care, agriculture, manufacturing, automation, artificial intelligence, and synthetic biology. As the information and handling mechanisms...