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Almuntaser Albalawi is a doctoral researcher at the International Security department at Peace Research Institute Frankfurt (PRIF), focussing on chemical and biological weapons. Previously, he worked in multiple capacities at the Royal Scientific Society (RSS), Jordan.
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Kristoffer Burck is a research assistant and doctoral candidate at the Chair of Public Law and International Law at the Justus-Liebig-University Giessen. His research interests are in international humanitarian law and arms control law.
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Dr Una Jakob is a Senior Researcher at PRIF in the Research Department "International Security". Her research focuses on the nonproliferation and disarmament of biological and chemical weapons as well as on biosecurity issues.
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Dr Gunnar Jeremias heads the Interdisciplinary Research Group for the Analysis of Biological Risks (INFABRI) at the Carl Friedrich von Weizs├Ącker Centre for Science and Peace Research at Hamburg University (ZNF).
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Dr Alexander Kelle is Senior Researcher at the Berlin office of the Institute for Peace Research and Security Policy at the University of Hamburg (IFSH). His research focuses on the proliferation as well as prohibition of chemical and biological weapons.
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Dr Anna Krin is Research Associate at the Carl Friedrich von Weizs├Ącker Centre for Science and Peace Research at Hamburg University (ZNF). She analyses recent developments and convergences in the field of life sciences and technology, which are of relevance in the context of the Chemical and Biological Weapons Conventions.
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Prof. Dr Thilo Marauhn is Professor of Public Law and International Law, Faculty of Law, Justus-Liebig-University Giessen. At PRIF he heads the research group on "International Law". His research focuses on international humanitarian law, international criminal jurisdiction, human rights, disarmament and arms control.
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Dr Oliver Meier is Senior Researcher in the project arms control and emerging technologies at the Institute for Peace Research and Security Policy at the University of Hamburg (IFSH). His research focuses on ways to control and eliminate weapons of mass destruction.
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Prof Dr Kathryn Nixdorff is a retired professor for microbiology and genetics at the University of Darmstadt. She has been working on biological weapons disarmament issues for more than two decades, with a special focus on the role of scientific and technological developments in this context.
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Dr Ralf Trapp is an independent consultant on chemical and biological weapons arms control. After 13 years with the OPCW, he advises amongst others the United Nations, the European Union, and the OPCW on related policy, legal, scientific and technical issues.
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Barry de Vries is Research Associate at the Chair of Public Law and International Law at the Justus-Liebig-University Giessen and Associate Fellow at PRIF's research department International Institutions.
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