BeSafe Technologies wins multiple contracts with New England colleges

Tuesday, Aug 5, 2014 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

BeSafe Technologies, Inc., a company that provides first responders with facility information, announced on Friday that it received several contracts with New England colleges to secure their campuses.
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Noblis looking for CBRN incident training specialist

Tuesday, Aug 5, 2014 @ 3:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Noblis, a non-profit science, technology and strategy organization, recently announced that it is seeking a CBRN incident training specialist in Washington, D.C.
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Noblis seeks biotechnology subject matter expert

Tuesday, Aug 5, 2014 @ 4:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Noblis is looking to hire a biotechnology subject matter expert (SME).
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Noblis to hire biological weapons subject matter expert

Tuesday, Aug 5, 2014 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Noblis is looking to hire a biological weapons subject matter expert (SME).
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New York City DOHMH conducts landmark emergency response exercise

Wednesday, Aug 6, 2014 @ 1:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene held an emergency response exercise on Friday that was the largest no-notice exercise in city history.
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House panel to address ebola threat

Wednesday, Aug 6, 2014 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Ebola
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BIO announces support for COMPETE Act

Wednesday, Aug 6, 2014 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) said on Thursday that it supports the Competitiveness and Opportunity by Modernizing and Permanently Extending the Tax Credit for Experimentation (COMPETE) Act.
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Kansas health department participates in Vigilant Guard exercise

Wednesday, Aug 6, 2014 @ 4:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) participated in the Vigilant Guard 2014 exercise on Monday and Tuesday with other state and federal agencies.
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Soligenix seeks project manager for Vaccines and BioDefense unit

Wednesday, Aug 6, 2014 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Soligenix, Inc., is looking for a project manager for its Vaccines and BioDefense business unit.
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Sen. Mikulski visits new ECBC lab

Thursday, Aug 7, 2014 @ 1:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Barbara Mikulski
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NHSPI requires additional validation going forward

Thursday, Aug 7, 2014 @ 1:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

U.S. preparedness data should include data from past disasters and response and recovery efforts to compare to outcomes before, during and after disasters, according to a study recently published in Biosecurity and Bioterrorism.
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UTMB professor awarded grants to develop ebola countermeasure

Thursday, Aug 7, 2014 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The University of Texas Medical Branch announced on July 31 that virologist Alex Bukreyev, a professor of pathology, was awarded two grants to develop experimental drugs against the ebola and Marburg viruses.
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MRICD leader relinquishes command

Thursday, Aug 7, 2014 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Bruce Schoneboom
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Majority of health security budget dedicated to multiple-hazard, preparedness programs

Thursday, Aug 7, 2014 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Approximately 61 percent of the president's proposed fiscal year 2015 health security budget is dedicated to multiple-hazard and preparedness programs, according to a study recently published in Biosecurity and Bioterrorism.
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Informal agenda items cancelled at U.N. disarmament conference

Thursday, Aug 7, 2014 @ 4:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Ambassador Anthony Andanje of Kenya, the president of the United Nations Conference on Disarmament, gave an update on the status of ongoing consultations on Tuesday in Geneva and proposed the cancellation of outstanding informal agenda items.
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NanoViricides restarting ebola treatment development program

Thursday, Aug 7, 2014 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Antiviral therapy company NanoViricides, Inc., announced on Monday that it is restarting its drug development program to combat ebola.
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Soligenix seeks project manager for vaccines, biodefense

Friday, Aug 8, 2014 @ 1:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Soligenix, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, recently announced that it is seeking a project manager for its growing vaccines and biodefense business unit, according to a hiring notice posted on the company's website.
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CBRN incident training specialist sought by Noblis

Friday, Aug 8, 2014 @ 1:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Noblis, a non-profit science, technology and strategy organization, recently announced that it is seeking a CBRN incident training specialist in Washington, D.C., according to a hiring notice posted on the company's website.
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FEMA administrator appoints 12 new advisory council members

Friday, Aug 8, 2014 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

 
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UTMB highlights infectious disease experts in ebola fight

Friday, Aug 8, 2014 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) in Galveston recently highlighted its team of infectious disease experts studying the ebola virus in light of the ongoing outbreak in West Africa.
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