This exhibit at the National Atomic Testing Museum in Las Vegas, Nevada, ran from December 2020 – March 2022. We are pleased to continue to share with you the virtual exhibit. (Check out S&T's latest exhibit at the museum: Equipping Our Everyday Heroes.)
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).
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.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) is developing research-based, mission-driven resources for decision makers and frontline workers to contribute to the nation’s comprehensive COVID-19 response efforts.
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.
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.