Biosecurity and Changes Since Sept. 11 Attack Topic of Discussion at Colorado State University

Colorado State University biosecurity experts will discuss biological threats, how those threats have changed since Sept. 11 and how Colorado is protected at 7 p.m. Jan. 22 in Room A101 Clark Building on campus.

The presentation, "Biosecurity and Your Community," will include information about how Sept. 11th changed human, animal and plant health concerns and what local citizens can do to address those concerns. The experts will discuss the systems that already protect our food supply and human health, animal health and crop health risks, human health risks, how those risks have changed, and what individuals can do to help. The evening also will include a chance for participants to ask questions.

Presentations will be made by Bob Ellis, Colorado State University biosafety officer; Paul Morley, environmental health professor; Howard Schwartz, bioagricultural sciences and pest management professor; John Reif, environmental health professor; Evan Vlachos, sociology professor; and Bernie Rollin, philosophy professor.

The discussion is free and open to the public.