R M Atlas

Summary

Affiliation: University of Louisville
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The dual-use dilemma for the life sciences: perspectives, conundrums, and global solutions
    Ronald M Atlas
    Center for Health Hazard Preparedness, University of Louisville, Kentucky 40292, USA
    Biosecur Bioterror 4:276-86. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Public health. National security and the biological research community
    Ronald M Atlas
    Center for Deterrence of Biowarfare and Bioterrorism, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40292, USA
    Science 298:753-4. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Globalizing biosecurity
    Ronald M Atlas
    Center for the Deterrence of Biowarfare and Bioterrorism at the University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky 40292, USA
    Biosecur Bioterror 3:51-60. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Biodefense research: an emerging conundrum
    Ronald M Atlas
    Center for Deterrence of Biowarfare and Bioterrorism, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40292, USA
    Curr Opin Biotechnol 16:239-42. 2005
  5. doi request reprint One health: its origins and future
    Ronald M Atlas
    University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA
    Curr Top Microbiol Immunol 365:1-13. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Responsible conduct by life scientists in an age of terrorism
    Ronald M Atlas
    Center for Health Hazards Preparedness, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40292, USA
    Sci Eng Ethics 15:293-301. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Bioremediation of marine oil spills: when and when not--the Exxon Valdez experience
    Ronald Atlas
    University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40292, USA
    Microb Biotechnol 2:213-21. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Bioterrorism and biodefence research: changing the focus of microbiology
    Ronald M Atlas
    Center for the Deterrence of Biowarfare and Bioterrorism, University of Louisville, Graduate School, Louisville, Kentucky 40292, USA
    Nat Rev Microbiol 1:70-4. 2003
  9. pmc Oil biodegradation and bioremediation: a tale of the two worst spills in U.S. history
    Ronald M Atlas
    University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky 40292, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 45:6709-15. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Responding to the threat of bioterrorism: a microbial ecology perspective--the case of anthrax
    R M Atlas
    Department of Biology, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40292, USA
    Int Microbiol 5:161-7. 2002

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint The dual-use dilemma for the life sciences: perspectives, conundrums, and global solutions
    Ronald M Atlas
    Center for Health Hazard Preparedness, University of Louisville, Kentucky 40292, USA
    Biosecur Bioterror 4:276-86. 2006
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Public health. National security and the biological research community
    Ronald M Atlas
    Center for Deterrence of Biowarfare and Bioterrorism, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40292, USA
    Science 298:753-4. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Globalizing biosecurity
    Ronald M Atlas
    Center for the Deterrence of Biowarfare and Bioterrorism at the University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky 40292, USA
    Biosecur Bioterror 3:51-60. 2005
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Biodefense research: an emerging conundrum
    Ronald M Atlas
    Center for Deterrence of Biowarfare and Bioterrorism, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40292, USA
    Curr Opin Biotechnol 16:239-42. 2005
    ....
  5. doi request reprint One health: its origins and future
    Ronald M Atlas
    University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA
    Curr Top Microbiol Immunol 365:1-13. 2013
    ..Interestingly, the greatest acceptance of One Health is seen in the developing world where it is having significant impacts on control of infectious diseases. ..
  6. doi request reprint Responsible conduct by life scientists in an age of terrorism
    Ronald M Atlas
    Center for Health Hazards Preparedness, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40292, USA
    Sci Eng Ethics 15:293-301. 2009
    ..Various legal and ethical strategies are being implemented to reduce the threat of the misuse of research and knowledge in the life sciences by establishing a culture of responsible conduct...
  7. doi request reprint Bioremediation of marine oil spills: when and when not--the Exxon Valdez experience
    Ronald Atlas
    University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40292, USA
    Microb Biotechnol 2:213-21. 2009
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Bioterrorism and biodefence research: changing the focus of microbiology
    Ronald M Atlas
    Center for the Deterrence of Biowarfare and Bioterrorism, University of Louisville, Graduate School, Louisville, Kentucky 40292, USA
    Nat Rev Microbiol 1:70-4. 2003
    ..Furthermore, new responsibilities for safely conducting research with biothreat agents and concern that information might be misused could drive some researchers away from the field...
  9. pmc Oil biodegradation and bioremediation: a tale of the two worst spills in U.S. history
    Ronald M Atlas
    University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky 40292, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 45:6709-15. 2011
    ..These oil degrading indigenous microorganisms played a significant role in reducing the overall environmental impact of both the Exxon Valdez and BP Deepwater Horizon oil spills...
  10. ncbi request reprint Responding to the threat of bioterrorism: a microbial ecology perspective--the case of anthrax
    R M Atlas
    Department of Biology, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40292, USA
    Int Microbiol 5:161-7. 2002
    ..anthracis are widely spread in nature and easy to grow. It is necessary to define the boundary between defensive and offensive biological weapons research. Deterring bioterrorism should not restrict critical scientific research...
  11. ncbi request reprint Bioterriorism: from threat to reality
    Ronald M Atlas
    Department of Biology, University of Louisville, Kentucky 40292, USA
    Annu Rev Microbiol 56:167-85. 2002
    ..Law enforcement sought to find the villain(s) who sent the anthrax letters and to deter future bioterrorist attacks. The biomedical community began to seek new ways of protecting against such future threats of bioterrorism...
  12. ncbi request reprint Legionella: from environmental habitats to disease pathology, detection and control
    R M Atlas
    Department of Biology, University of Louisville, KY 40292, USA
    Environ Microbiol 1:283-93. 1999
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Evolution of altruists and cheaters in near-isogenic populations of Escherichia coli
    Denise R Clark
    University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky 40292, USA
    Front Biosci (Landmark Ed) 14:4815-24. 2009
    ..However, some Altruist strains appeared to be at a disadvantage, as a great deal of their enzyme broke off cells. Thus, additional variables must be considered when designing microbial competition experiments...
  14. pmc Cheating on the edge
    Lee Alan Dugatkin
    Department of Biology, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 3:e2763. 2008
    ..The most surprising and dramatic result we uncovered is that when producers and nonproducers coexist at equilibrium, nonproducers are almost always found on the edges of clusters of producers...
  15. pmc Protection of Salmonella by ampicillin-resistant Escherichia coli in the presence of otherwise lethal drug concentrations
    Michael H Perlin
    Department of Biology, Program on Disease Evolution, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 276:3759-68. 2009
    ..coli without gene transfer, a phenomenon not previously known. As a consequence, antibiotic-resistant E. coli can play a decisive role in the survival of a species that causes disease and may thereby interfere with successful treatment...
  16. pmc Legionella contamination of dental-unit waters
    R M Atlas
    Department of Biology, University of Louisville, Kentucky 40292, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 61:1208-13. 1995
    ..in potable water were significantly lower than in dental-unit water. L. pneumophila was found in 2% of the potable water samples, but only at the lowest detectable level.(ABSTRACT TRUNCATED AT 250 WORDS)..
  17. ncbi request reprint The medical threat of biological weapons
    R M Atlas
    Department of Biology, University of Louisville, KY 40292, USA
    Crit Rev Microbiol 24:157-68. 1998
    ..There currently are, however, insufficient supplies of medicinals and trained personnel to cope with a massive bioterrorist or biological warfare use of biological weapons. Increasing our preparedness is critical...
  18. pmc Model suicide vector for containment of genetically engineered microorganisms
    A K Bej
    Department of Biology, University of Louisville, Kentucky 40292
    Appl Environ Microbiol 54:2472-7. 1988
    ..Thus, the model suicide vector was shown to be functional in soil as well as in vitro.(ABSTRACT TRUNCATED AT 250 WORDS)..
  19. ncbi request reprint Commentary on implications of the 1971 outbreak in Aralsk, Kazakhstan, for U.S. Smallpox Vaccination Policy (No. 1)
    Ronald M Atlas
    University of Louisville, University of Louisville, Louisville KY 40292, USA
    Crit Rev Microbiol 29:159-61; discussion 183-90. 2003
  20. ncbi request reprint Recognizing biothreat diseases: realistic training using standardized patients and patient simulators
    Ronald M Atlas
    Center for Deterrence of Biowarfare and Bioterrorism, School of Public Health and Information Sciences, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40292, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract . 2005
    ..Exercises and drills expose deficiencies and permit essential reinforcement of skills developed in training. Unannounced exercises are especially useful in assessing public health preparedness...
  21. ncbi request reprint Ethics: a weapon to counter bioterrorism
    Margaret A Somerville
    McGill Centre for Medicine, Ethics, and Law, McGill University, Montreal, Canada, H3A 1W9
    Science 307:1881-2. 2005
  22. pmc Biocrimes, microbial forensics, and the physician
    Steven E Schutzer
    Department of Medicine, New Jersey Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, New Jersey, United States of America
    PLoS Med 2:e337. 2005
  23. pmc Toward a system of microbial forensics: from sample collection to interpretation of evidence
    Bruce Budowle
    Federal Bureau of Investigation, Laboratory Division, 2501 Investigation Pkwy, Quantico, VA 22135, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 71:2209-13. 2005