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Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Evidence Technician Markwardt trains at CDP

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Tabitha Markwardt, an evidence technician at the Troy, Missouri-based Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, recently trained at FEMA’s Center for Domestic Preparedness. Markwardt previously attended the CDP for four training courses to improve her level of preparedness. The classes she took … Read More »

Legislative branch hiring senior program manager

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The U.S. Senate Sergeant at Arms Office of Protective Services and Continuity is looking to fill a position for a senior program manager. The position will be based out of Washington, D.C. Responsibilities of the senior program manager include the … Read More »

CDC seeks director of Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is looking to hire a director for its Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response. The salary for the position, which will be based out of the CDC facility in Atlanta, Ga., is … Read More »

DARPA issues challenge for chikungunya forecasting model

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The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) recently opened a competition to develop forecasting models for when and where the chikungunya virus will appear. The CHIKV Challenge will award $150,000 to the winning team and cash prizes for runners up … Read More »

Deterrence Symposium held in Nevada

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The two-day 2014 Deterrence Symposium, hosted by the U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM), began on Wednesday in La Vista, Nev. The event, which brought together more than 500 industry, military, government and academic experts from around the world, focused on discussion … Read More »

Exelis CEO Melcher wins national defense award

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Exelis, a defense company, announced on Monday that David Melcher, the company’s president and CEO, was recognized by the Association of the U.S. Army (AUSA) for his contribution to national defense. The AUSA Council of Trustees presented Melcher with the … Read More »

UTMB named collaborating center for research on vaccines

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The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) at Galveston announced on Friday that it recently received an international designation from the World Health Organization enabling the university to lead emerging disease vaccine efforts. UTMB’s Sealy Center for Vaccine Development was … Read More »

U.S. Army Medical Command hiring for research physical scientist position

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The U.S. Army Medical Command is currently looking to fill a position for a bioanalytical research physical scientist. If hired, the bioanalytical scientist will serve on a multi-disciplinary research team that will work to develop and evaluate enzyme-based drugs capable … Read More »

FDA warns of fraudulent ebola treatments

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Friday that consumers should be aware of fraudulent products sold online that claim to prevent or treat the ebola virus. The FDA said that it has seen and received consumer complaints regarding … Read More »

CDC seeks lead research microbiologist

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is looking to hire a lead research microbiologist at its Atlanta, Ga., facility. The salary for the position ranges from $102,045 to $132,654 per year. If hired, the candidate will serve as the … Read More »

CDC provides update on safety improvements

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released an update on Friday of its efforts to improve laboratory safety in the wake of multiple high-profile incidents involving pathogens this year. The moves to improve safety were made after the release … Read More »

BARDA awards $14 million to Neumedicines to develop radiation countermeasure

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Neumedicines, Inc., a biotechnology company, announced on Thursday that it received a $14 million award from the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) for the development of a medical countermeasure for radiation exposure. HemaMax, also known as recombinant human … Read More »

TSA looking to hire supervisory explosives specialist

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The Transportation Security Administration is seeking a supervisory transportation security specialist in explosives. The specialist will be based out of Arlington, Va. The salary for the position ranges from $107,033 to $165,907 per year. The explosives specialist will serve as … Read More »

Oklahoma State Department of Health hiring emergency preparedness and response planner

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The Oklahoma State Department of Health is looking to a fill a position for an emergency preparedness and response planner. If hired, the candidate will provide hazard response to Oklahoma communities during natural or manmade disasters that require a public … Read More »