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NIMFFAB Overview

NIMFFAB Global Purpose

A microbial forensics community provides leadership, coordination and science to support the discrimination and attribution of pathogenic microbe introductions to the U.S. food and agriculture critical infrastructure through tool development, pathway analysis, and communication.


To identify, prioritize, facilitate and conduct research, education and outreach related to national needs in microbial forensic science with respect to pathogens of crops, forests, rangelands, animal production and wildlife, and on food; and to act as a convener for the microbial forensics for biosecurity community.