Luther Lindler, Ph.D.

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Senior Science Advisor Bio-Programs (ST), Department of Homeland Security Science & Technology Directorate

Luther Lindler, Ph.D., joined the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) in October 2003 as a Senior Science Advisor. He currently serves as the Chief Scientist for biological programs providing expertise in the area of infectious disease threats from a global perspective. He is responsible for developing new technology strategies to meet DHS mission needs in the area of defense against bioterrorism. Before joining DHS, he was a leader in the U.S. Army Biodefense program. Lindler holds a Ph.D. in Microbiology from the Medical College of Virginia, a M.S. in Microbiology from Clemson University, and a B.S. in Medical Technology from Lenoir Rhyne College in North Carolina. He is the principal editor of the book, Biological Weapons Defense: Infectious Diseases and Counterbioterrorism.

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