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Battling the Invisible Enemy at the National Atomic Testing Museum

Battling the Invisible Enemy at the National Atomic Testing Museum

Icons: virus, microscope, person coughing, around the world, EMT, disinfectant, ribbon

Let’s take a tour through the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology’s (S&T) interactive display at the Las Vegas museum. The exhibit highlights S&T’s overall contributions to the nation’s coronavirus response, as well as the ongoing COVID-19 research conducted by the National Biodefense Analysis and Countermeasures Center (NBACC).

All About NBACC

NBACC is one-of-a-kind biocontainment lab with specialized equipment and a BSL-4 security level. Scientists have been working tirelessly to learn everything they can about the virus known as severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) and study related environmental impacts.

Learn more about NBACC

NBACC Laboratory


COVID-19 Research and Resources
NBACC Photo Gallery
NBACC Pressurized Protective Suit


NATM Distinguished Lecture Series with Dr. Paul Dabisch Coronavirus Senior Research Scientist

Hear from S&T’S experts

Senior research scientist Dr. Paul Dabisch, who is leading NBACC’s coronavirus research studies, recently spoke with the NATM as part of their Distinguished Lecture Series. Learn firsthand about how S&T’s laboratory research is informing the broader U.S. response community and helping keep front line and essential workers safe.

Watch the webinar now!


Share your experiences and ask us anything! COVID virus


Have you visited the National Atomic Testing Museum (NATM) exhibit? Do you have pandemic-related questions for NBACC scientists? Let us know via social media—find us at @dhsscitech and use the #STxNATM hashtag.


Battling the Invisible Enemy exhibit

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