WelcomeThe Biosecurity Research Institute (BRI) at Pat Roberts Hall on the Kansas State University Manhattan campus is a unique biocontainment research and education facility that has helped Kansas State University become a national leader in biodefense research.
The BRI is the home of comprehensive infectious disease research to address threats to plant, animal, and human health, including food-borne pathogens. Read more about the research performed here.
The BRI is unique in its capacity to perform multidisciplinary research on multiple pathogens and host species within a single facility. Find out more about our facility and capabilities.
The BRI is committed to training the next generation of scientists who will study recurring and emerging infectious diseases. BSL-3, ABSL-3 and BSL3-Ag spaces offer a diverse range of research and educational opportunities. Explore education and training at the BRI.
The BRI played a critical role in the selection of Manhattan as the site for the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility. Research, education, and training at the BRI are closely aligned with NBAF needs and priorities.
Looking for history? Read BRI: The First Five Years (PDF).