NIAID announces research awards to fight emerging infectious diseases

Friday, Nov 6, 2009 @ 2:17am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases has awarded approximately $208 million to two programs that support research to better understand the human immune response to emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases.
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Diatherix CEO calls biodefense, biotechnology conference 'timely'

Friday, Nov 6, 2009 @ 2:23am by BioPrepWatch Reports

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.
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Customs and Border Protection faulted for lack of preparation

Friday, Nov 6, 2009 @ 2:28am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The inspector general for the U.S. Homeland Security Department last month faulted one DHS agency for not doing enough to prevent chemical and biological weapons from being smuggled into the country, the Global Security Newswire reported Nov. 3.
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Emergent BioSolutions reports financial results for 3rd quarter

Saturday, Nov 7, 2009 @ 6:03pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

ROCKVILLE, Md. -- Emergent BioSolutions Inc. announced Nov. 5 its financial results for the third quarter and nine months ended Sept. 30.
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Committee sends Weapons of Mass Destruction bill to Senate

Saturday, Nov 7, 2009 @ 6:11pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

WASHINGTON, D.C.-- The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee on Nov. 4 recommended the Weapons of Mass Destruction Prevention and Preparedness Act for a vote by the full Senate.
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Defense study: Predicting 9/11-type catastrophes not possible

Saturday, Nov 7, 2009 @ 6:22pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Predicting the occurrence of a terrorist event using a weapon of mass destruction is not possible under any approaches identified to date, concluded a recent report from a federally funded research corporation.
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U.S. contingency plans with S. Korea to secure N. Korean WMD

Saturday, Nov 7, 2009 @ 7:51pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. military would take the lead in destroying or safeguarding North Korean weapons of mass destruction should the isolated Asian state fall into chaos.
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NIAID awards Northrop Grumman for bioinformatics resource centers

Saturday, Nov 7, 2009 @ 8:04pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

RESTON, Va.
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European states press to make chemical, bioweapons use war crimes

Monday, Nov 9, 2009 @ 11:07pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Netherlands is expected on Nov. 9 to request that the International Criminal Court expand its definition of what actions constitute war crimes to include the use of chemical and biological weapons.
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Tara O'Toole to lead DHS' science and technology directorate

Monday, Nov 9, 2009 @ 11:11pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

WASHINGTON, D.C.
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L'Heureux named U.S. president of IAEM

Monday, Nov 9, 2009 @ 11:19pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

ORLANDO, Fla.
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Cox elected chairman of IAEM

Monday, Nov 9, 2009 @ 11:24pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Rick Cox, senior planner of IEM Inc., has been elected global board chairman of the International Association of Emergency Managers.
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FEMA official encourages IAEM to engage the public

Monday, Nov 9, 2009 @ 11:29pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

ORLANDO, Fla.
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GTCBio vaccine conference offers updates on biodefense policies

Tuesday, Nov 10, 2009 @ 12:15am by BioPrepWatch Reports

WASHINGTON, D.C.
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Emergent BioSolutions, Ninebio Sdn. Bhd. announce joint venture In Malaysia

Tuesday, Nov 10, 2009 @ 4:52pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

ROCKVILLE, Md., and PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia
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BioThrax receives market authorization In India, Emergent BioSolutions says

Tuesday, Nov 10, 2009 @ 5:19pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

ROCKVILLE, Md.
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Emergent BioSolutions announces investments in manufacturing capability

Tuesday, Nov 10, 2009 @ 5:27pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

GAITHERSBURG, Md.
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Emergent BioSolutions establishes office in Germany

Tuesday, Nov 10, 2009 @ 6:06pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

GAITHERSBURG, Md.
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Panel evaluates implementation of Project BioShield, procurement of vaccines

Wednesday, Nov 11, 2009 @ 5:29pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

WASHINGTON, D.C.
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Emergent BioSolutions appoints Ronald Richard to board of directors

Wednesday, Nov 11, 2009 @ 6:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

GAITHERSBURG, Md.
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