The National Biodefense Analysis and Countermeasures Center (NBACC) is the first national laboratory created by the Department of Homeland Security. NBACC addresses unmet needs in homeland security and provides a continuously available national security biocontainment laboratory capability for newly identified biological threats. NBACC’s mission is to provide the scientific basis for the characterization of biological threats and bioforensic analysis to support attribution of their planned or actual use. NBACC components include the National Bioforensic Analysis Center (NBFAC) and the National Biological Threat Characterization Center (NBTCC).
National Biodefense Analysis And Countermeasures Center (NBACC) Fact Sheet