A. Elise Rowe is a Junior Management Analyst with Aveshka, Inc., supporting the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response. She is also a doctoral candidate at George Mason University in the Schar School of Policy and Government.


In this article, the authors describe approaches to biosafety, biosecurity, and responsible conduct in the life sciences, including how they are covered by international treaties, international organizations, and professional organizations.