Organization Name 
Award Date 
12/2017
Grant Amount 
$43,149
Purpose 
To support a keynote panel discussion and dinner on "Preparing for Biological Catastrophe" during the 2018 ASM Biothreats meeting.

Grant investigator: Jaime Yassif

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The Open Philanthropy Project recommended a grant of $43,149 to the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) to support a keynote panel discussion and dinner on “Preparing for Biological Catastrophe” during the 2018 ASM Biothreats meeting.1 The dinner discussion will address global catastrophic biological risks as part of a broader conversation about past and potential future pandemics, and is expected to be attended by approximately 400 guests.

This is a discretionary grant, and falls within our focus area of biosecurity and pandemic preparedness.

Sources

Document Source
ASM, 2018 Biothreats Meeting, January 2018 [archive only] Source