Contact: Gail Cleere
US Department of Homeland Security - Science and Technology
Caption: Dr. Mark Nicas develops mathematical models to estimate exposure intensity to airborne chemical toxicants, and he develops probability models for infection by airborne pathogens (e.g., M. tuberculosis, Y. pestis, C. immitis), with an immediate application to the risk-based selection of personal respiratory protection.
Credit: Bernie Beckerman
Usage Restrictions: None
Related news release: Spit, anyone?