Explained: Why The Anthrax Strain Was Found in Ivins' Office
Tuesday, August 5, 2008
Colonel Arthur Anderson is the chief of human use and ethics at the United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID), the bioweapons facility where Dr. Ivins worked and where the anthrax strains were apparently obtained by the anthrax killer.
In that position, Colonel Anderson's responsibilities include the following jobs:
"Conduct inquiries and investigations upon receipt of allegations of scientific misconduct or improper researcher behavior.