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Jasper Götting

Biosecurity Research Fellow at Convergent Research

Jasper Götting is a research fellow in the biosecurity team of Convergent Research. His work focusses on roadmapping technical biosecurity interventions, with a current focus on far-UVC air disinfection against future pandemics. He previously completed his PhD in virology at the Hannover Medical School, where he worked on sequencing, evolution, and transmission of viral infections in the transplant setting.

Content by Jasper Götting


Ok, Doomer! The NEVER podcast – Biological threats: Going viral

Listen to the fourth episode of the NEVER podcast – Ok, Doomer! In this episode, we explore biological existential and global catastrophic risks. Featuring an introduction to the topic and an exploration of some of the technological mitigation techniques we have available for biological risks, a panel discussion exploring the current state of the international governance of biological risks, and we will also delve into whether humanity’s recent brush with COVID-19 has better or worse prepared us for future pandemics, be they man-made or natural.