Media

20 April 2017 comments in Newsweek article on ‘Bioterror attack could kill millions, warns Bill Gates’

25 February 2017 featured in the Norwegian newspaper Lister in an article titled ‘Forsker på bruk av biologi som våpen’

20 February 2017 interviewed in German Federal Ministry of Defense journal Wehrmedizinische Monatsschrift in a special issue on ‘Herausforderung ‘Biosicherheit & Gesundheitsschutz’

9 Sept 2016 interviewed in German journal Management & Krankenhaus in an article titled ‘Biologische Bedrohung: Dual-Use-Potential von Infektionserregern’

28 June 2016 featured on BBC4 documentary ‘Inside Porton Down: Britain’s Secret Weapons Research Facility’

24 June 2016 featured in The Telegraph as ‘STEM career hero of the month

17 March 2016 comments in The Metro article ‘Rat race to find a sixth sense.’

16 March 2016 comments in New Scientist article on dual use neuroscience

13 March 2016 interview on BBC World Service’s The Science Hour

11 March 2016 comments in International Business Times article ‘Banned research on deadly diseases MERS, bird flu and SARS could be making a comeback.’

10 March 2016 interview on BBC Radio 4’s Inside Science programme.

9 March 2016 comments in The Guardian article ‘Ban on most hazardous virus experiments could be lifted after meeting this week.’

6 March 2016 interview on The Naked Scientists podcast on engineering super flu.

6 March 2016 interview on BBC Radio Cambridge’s The Naked Scientists A-Zika of viruses: Preventing pandemics; repeated on Radio National ABC Australia 11 March 2016 and Radio 5 live on 12 March 2016.

March 2016 comments in Defence Procurement International feature on Biology As A Weapon.

28 January 2016 in the Evening Standard speaking about career paths for women in science, technology, engineering & mathematics (STEM)

Guardian postgrad supplement 12 Jan 201612 January 2016 featured in The Guardian 2016 postgrad supplement.

3 September 2015 comments in the Daily Star article ‘Black Death is back: Global outbreak of the Plague could hit Britain’

21 May 2015 Nature correspondence on the need for robust, broad and deep public engagement with policy on mutational technologies like gene editing and gain-of-function.

26 April 2015 The Guardian blog on genetically modified humans, creating potentially pandemic viruses in the lab, and other red lines in the life sciences.

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21 February 2015 comments in The Guardian article “Top-secret military warning on Ebola biological weapon terror threat”

12 January 2015 interview on The Guardian’s Science Weekly podcast about the security risks of synthetic biology.

9 December 2014 interview on Wilton Park podcast about the science, opportunities and risk of synthetic biology.

30 November 2014  interview on Radio New Zealand about biological weapons and the Biological Weapons Convention:

 

21 March 2014 comments in Wired article ‘Information poses bigger bioterrorism threat than microbes’