USAMRIID signs biodefense vaccines contract

Thursday, Feb 24, 2011 @ 4:09pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases has signed a contract with Purdue Research Park
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Pentagon to increase search for bioweapons, WMDs

Thursday, Feb 24, 2011 @ 4:06pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Pentagon intends to boost the role its elite commandos play in hunting and neutralizing weapons of mass destruction held by terrorists, according to budget documents and a U.S. Department of Defense official.
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Clinical trial of plant-based anthrax vaccine completed

Tuesday, Jan 18, 2011 @ 6:11pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Delaware-based iBio recently conducted clinical trials on its plant-based vaccines, including an anthrax vaccine, for the U.S. Department of Defense.
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Bruker Detection to supply navy with chemical detection system

Wednesday, Dec 15, 2010 @ 5:54pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Under an initial Department of Defense contract worth more than $1 million, Bruker Detection Corporation has begun supplying the U.S. Navy with chemical detection systems.
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Wikileaks reveals Iraqi biological, chemical weapons

Wednesday, Dec 8, 2010 @ 4:19pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Among the trove of documents released by Julian Assange
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MRI awarded contract for testing of chemical weapon protection system

Thursday, Nov 18, 2010 @ 1:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Independent research organization Midwest Research Institute has been awarded an army contract to proceed with Phase IIa testing of their Individual Protection Ensemble Mannequin System.
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UNDT joins NineSigma network

Tuesday, Nov 16, 2010 @ 9:07pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

In a new marketing effort to respond to a worldwide rise in CBRN threats, Universal Detection Technology, the developer of early-warning monitoring technologies to protect against infectious health threats and bioterrorism, has joined the NineSigma networ
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Experts ask Kenya to imrpove germ handling security

Monday, Nov 15, 2010 @ 9:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A team from the U.S. Department of Defense has asked Kenya to improve security at its germ handling laboratories.
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SDSU researchers work on securing veterinary diagnostic labs

Friday, Nov 5, 2010 @ 3:34pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Researchers at South Dakota State University have recently won a contract from the U.S. Department of Defense to evaluate veterinary diagnostic labs in an effort to secure the disease-causing microbes and toxins held inside.
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UDT sends biological detection equipment to China

Tuesday, Oct 26, 2010 @ 5:11pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Universal Detection Technology has received a purchase order for its biological detection equipment from its distributor in China to fight bioterrorism.
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Project launched to protect first responders

Tuesday, Oct 19, 2010 @ 5:31pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Prompted by recent recommendations from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a new initiative by the Institute for Biosecurity at St. Louis University to protect first responders against anthrax attacks has begun.
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IntegenX awarded contract for rapid detection of engineered bacteria

Tuesday, Oct 12, 2010 @ 4:26pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

IntegenX, Inc., has been awarded the first phase of a $2.8 million contract to develop an integrated sample-to-sequence system that would help in the rapid detection and identification of genetically engineered bacteria and viruses.
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UNDT provides detection system to Boeing

Wednesday, Sep 8, 2010 @ 6:46pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Universal Detection Technology announced on September 7 that it has received a major purchase order for its five agent biological detection system from Boeing Service Company, a subsidiary of Boeing Defense, Space and Security.
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Chargest dropped against navy officer for anthrax scare

Tuesday, Sep 7, 2010 @ 3:12pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Charges have been dropped against a U.S. Navy petty officer accused in an anthrax scare.
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U.S. signs deal to finish missile intercept system

Monday, Jul 26, 2010 @ 2:28pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Department of Defense and Israel
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Tekmira awarded contract to fight Ebola

Monday, Jul 19, 2010 @ 3:47pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Officials with Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corp., have been awarded a contract by the U.S. Department of Defense to develop a drug to combat Ebola virus.
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AVI BioPharma awarded contract to fight Marburg, Ebola

Monday, Jul 19, 2010 @ 2:26pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Department of Defense Chemical and Biological Defense Program, part of the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command, has awarded AVI BioPharma, Inc., a new contract for the development of Marburg and Ebola virus therapeutic candidates.
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AnaptysBio receives funding for biosensors

Tuesday, Jul 13, 2010 @ 7:56pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Officials with AnaptysBio recently announced it has been awarded a contract by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to use its somatic hypermutation technology platform to create antibodies that could be used to detect bioterrorist threats.
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Contracts awarded for biodefense

Friday, Jun 4, 2010 @ 8:41pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Department of Defense announced its latest contract awards this week, and they include nearly $18 million that will be invested specifically in chemical and biological defense systems at two of the nation's military bases.
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Australian biotech firm to open in South Carolina

Friday, May 14, 2010 @ 7:01pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Alexium Inc. has announced that it will be bringing a new, state-of-the-art manufacturing plant to Greer, South Carolina, that will create 200 jobs over the next five years.
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