Vikram Venkatram is a Research Analyst at Georgetown’s Center for Security and Emerging Technology (CSET), where he focuses on emerging issues in biotechnology. His prior work has addressed biosecurity and biohazard response, dual-use neuroscience and technology, and global surveillance and policy, and has been featured by the U.S. Department of Defense, the Atlantic Council, and the Mad Scientist Network of US Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC). Previously, he interned at the Atlantic Council and the U.S. Department of State. Vikram has an M.A. in Security Studies from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service, and a B.S.F.S. in Science, Technology, and International Affairs with a minor in Biology, also from Georgetown University.
The recent Executive Order on the Safe, Secure, and Trustworthy Development and Use of Artificial Intelligence will have major implications for biotechnology. The EO demonstrates that the White House considers biorisk… Read More
The Antimicrobial Resistance Research Landscape and Emerging SolutionsNovember 2023
Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is one of the world’s most pressing global health threats. Basic research is the first step towards identifying solutions. This brief examines the AMR research landscape since 2000, finding that the amount… Read More
Comment to the National Biotechnology and Biomanufacturing InitiativeJanuary 2023
CSET's Dr. Caroline Schuerger, Dr. Steph Batalis, and Vikram Venkatram submitted this comment with recommendations for the National Biotechnology and Biomanufacturing Initiative. Read More