Biological and Chemical Weapons  >> Biosecurity and Biodefense Resource
National Biodefense Analysis and Countermeasures Center (NBACC)
Department of Homeland Security
Director Joseph Patrick Fitch, Ph.D
Lead Institution Battelle National Biodefense Institute
Address Ft. Detrick
Frederick, MD 21702
Purpose "The programs conducted at NBACC will provide knowledge of infectious properties of biological agents, effectiveness of countermeasures, decontamination procedures, and forensics analyses to support policy makers and responders' development of policies, programs, and technologies."
Building Information
  • Total Gross Space: 160,000 square feet
  • Construction Start Date: Summer 2006
  • Projected Completion Date: June 2008
Planned BSL-3 and BSL-4 Labs
Contact:  Michael Stebbins ([email protected])
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