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Distinguished guests

The BRI often hosts researchers, policymakers, and leaders. Below is a sample. 

Secretary of Homeland Security, Kirstjen Nielsen, recently visited the BRI along with U.S. Senator Jerry Moran, U.S. Senator Pat Roberts, Governor Jeff Colyer, and U.S. Representative Kevin Yoder.

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BRI Director Stephen Higgs, U.S. Senator Pat Roberts, U.S. Representative Roger Marshall, and K-State Vice President for Research Peter Dorhout. Roberts and Marshall toured the BRI while in Manhattan to attend the first hearing on the 2018 Farm Bill.

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K-State President Richard B. Myers, former Senate Majority Leader Thomas A. Daschle, and Stephen Higgs toured the BRI during the Blue Ribbon Study Panel on Biodefense in January 2017. 

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U.S. Senator Jerry Moran learned about the Zika virus from BRI Director Stephen Higgs in August 2016.