Nanotechnology Solutions for Chemical and Biological Defense

R.E. Botto
Defense Threat Reduction Agency DTRA, US

Keywords: nanomedicine, defense research, biological threats, grant opportunities

Summary:

The Joint Science & Technology Office (JSTO) is the research arm of the Chemical & Biological Defense Program within the Department of Defense. Research within JSTO focuses on developing technological solutions to rapidly detect, identify, protect against and mitigate potential chemical and biological threats. The purpose of this presentation is to provide an overview of the program in the medical and physical sciences, and to highlight the role of nanotechnology in providing solutions to meet our requirement needs.