Who we are

GCBS uses systems-based approaches to develop and implement innovative solutions for global chemical and biological risk response.

Our diverse team of microbiologists, epidemiologists, virologists, veterinarians, biosafety officers, and chemists work around the world to reduce the risks posed by chemical and biological materials and technologies. We create and share new knowledge, tools, and approaches to empower our partners to safely detect, handle, and control dangerous chemical and biological agents anywhere in the world. Our team has decades of combined experience in biorisk management, chemical risk management, health security, systems analysis, response and preparedness, coordination, and veterinary medicine. This multidisciplinary approach allows us to develop innovative solutions to the growing challenges in chemical and biological security worldwide. As part of the larger Sandia National Laboratories, we partner when needed with experts in modeling and simulation, programming, laboratory science, and other disciplines to address complex problems.