Organization Name 
Award Date 
6/2020
Grant Amount 
$315,000
Purpose 
To support biosecurity and biosafety work led by Professor Marc Lipsitch.

Grant investigators: Andrew Snyder-Beattie

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Open Philanthropy recommended a grant of $315,000 over three years to Harvard University to support biosecurity and biosafety work led by Professor Marc Lipsitch. Professor Lipsitch is director of the Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics and also co-founded the Cambridge Working Group, which has highlighted ethical concerns and safety risks in pathogen research.

This falls within our focus area of biosecurity and pandemic preparedness.