Cubic names new president of Mission Support Services segment

Tuesday, Jul 1, 2014 @ 1:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

 
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USAMRIID proposes viral genome sequencing standards

Tuesday, Jul 1, 2014 @ 1:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Scientists with the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases recently proposed a set of standards that would develop commonalities among researchers attempting to sequence viral genomes and characterize viral stocks.
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General Dynamics Information Technology seeks case cost analyst

Tuesday, Jul 1, 2014 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Defense engineering contractor General Dynamics Information Technology is looking to hire a Department of Defense business case cost analyst.
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NHK obtains photos of 1995 Tokyo subway gas attack

Tuesday, Jul 1, 2014 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Japan Public Broadcasting (NHK) recently obtained photos from a deadly sarin gas attack on the Tokyo subway system in 1995.
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DHS Deputy Secretary Mayorkas participates in EU 6+1 meeting

Tuesday, Jul 1, 2014 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Alejandro Mayorkas
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Performance Institute appoints former CBP Officer Cole as 2014 fellow

Tuesday, Jul 1, 2014 @ 3:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Performance Institute, a think tank in performance measurement for government, announced the appointment on Thursday of Alma Cole as a 2014 performance fellow.
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Congress considers changing funding mechanism for CBRN countermeasure program

Tuesday, Jul 1, 2014 @ 4:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Congress may soon change the way it funds the federal program to develop, procure, and use medical countermeasures against CBRN terrorism agents.
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BARDA changes deadlines for medical countermeasure applications

Tuesday, Jul 1, 2014 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently published amendments that modified the cycle dates for white paper submissions relating to medical countermeasures.
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DoD Secretary Hagel meets with Italian counterpart

Wednesday, Jul 2, 2014 @ 1:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Chuck Hagel
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ECBC evaluates decontaminability of prototype packing material

Wednesday, Jul 2, 2014 @ 1:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Scientists at the U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center recently designed a study to evaluate the decontaminability of prototype packaging material that would be used to wrap degraded munitions suspect of leaking.
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New device tests chemical warfare agent effects on surfaces

Wednesday, Jul 2, 2014 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A team of scientists at Virginia Tech recently completed a device that can measure the effect chemical agents have on surfaces.
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Ban pledges support for Israel after kidnappings

Wednesday, Jul 2, 2014 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Ban Ki-moon
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Crimea establishes first CBRN defense unit

Wednesday, Jul 2, 2014 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Russia's Southern Military District announced on Monday that a new CBRN defense unit was established in Sevastopol, Republic of Crimea.
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South Korean soldiers participate in CBRN exercise at Fort Irwin

Wednesday, Jul 2, 2014 @ 3:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Soldiers from the South Korean Army joined U.S. soldiers in a CBRNE drill at Fort Irwin in California last week.
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Domestic Nuclear Detection Office seeks chief of staff

Wednesday, Jul 2, 2014 @ 4:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO), a division of the federal Department of Homeland Security, is looking to hire a chief of staff.
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Maryland offers emergency preparedness certificate program

Wednesday, Jul 2, 2014 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) recently began offering the Maryland Preparedness Planning Certificate Program (MPPCP).
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Smiths Detection receives multi-million order from Leidos

Thursday, Jul 3, 2014 @ 1:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Smiths Detection, Inc., a security solutions company, announced on Tuesday that it received a multi-million dollar order from Leidos to provide supplies, parts and services to approximately 400 U.S. airports.
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CureVac signs agreement with Sanofi to develop prophylactic vaccine

Thursday, Jul 3, 2014 @ 1:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

CureVac, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, announced on Tuesday that it signed an exclusive license agreement with Sanofi Pasteur, S.A., to develop and commercialize an mRNA-based vaccine against an undisclosed pathogen.
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Data confirms mustard gas countermeasure efficacy

Thursday, Jul 3, 2014 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Biotechnology company Aeolus Pharmaceuticals, Inc., released data on Tuesday confirming the efficacy of a mustard gas medical countermeasure.
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Kratos wins multibillion dollar national security contract

Thursday, Jul 3, 2014 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

National security products developer Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc., announced on Tuesday that it won an approximately $14 billion contract for hardened, transportable facilities for the federal government.
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