Zerbo voted 2013 Arms Control Person of the Year

Friday, Jan 17, 2014 @ 3:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Lassina Zerbo
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Emergent BioSolutions seeks to expand BioThrax manufacturing capacity

Friday, Jan 17, 2014 @ 4:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Emergent BioSolutions, Inc., a Rockville, Maryland-based specialty pharmaceutical company, announced on Tuesday that it was working with the U.S. government to expand its manufacturing capacity for BioThrax, Emergent's anthrax vaccine.
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U.S. commemorates 20th anniversary of Ukraine denuclearization

Friday, Jan 17, 2014 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. commemorated the 20th anniversary on Tuesday of the historic step to remove all nuclear weapons from Ukraine, according to the U.S. State Department.
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Smiths Detection to supply cargo screening systems to Canadian Border Security

Friday, Jan 17, 2014 @ 5:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Smiths Detection announced on Tuesday that it was awarded a follow-on order for more than $8 million from the Canada Border Services Agency to supply mobile X-ray cargo screening systems this year.
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Biden visits Israel to pay respects to former PM Sharon

Friday, Jan 17, 2014 @ 5:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Joe Biden
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White House condemns Iran's decision to honor Hezbollah terrorist

Monday, Jan 20, 2014 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Jay Carney
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Soligenix receives $750,000 in financing from New Jersey program

Monday, Jan 20, 2014 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Soligenix, Inc., a Princeton, New Jersey-based clinical stage biopharmaceutical company, announced on Thursday that it received $750,000 in non-dilutive financing from New Jersey's Technology Business Tax Certificate Transfer Program.
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Tekmira doses first subject in human clinical trial of TKM-Ebola

Monday, Jan 20, 2014 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

 
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Extended Deterrence Policy Committee Tabletop Exercise in South Korea concludes

Monday, Jan 20, 2014 @ 3:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Senior U.S. and Korean officials recently participated in the third Extended Deterrence Policy Committee Tabletop Exercise to prepare for a potential nuclear attack on the Republic of Korea.
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House members issue statement on Chinese missile test

Monday, Jan 20, 2014 @ 4:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Three members of the House Armed Services Committee issued a statement on Monday after learning of a hypersonic cruise missile test in China.
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Lockheed Martin program receives award from security magazine

Monday, Jan 20, 2014 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Lockheed Martin Corporation, a Bethesda, Maryland-based global security company, announced on Tuesday that its Insider Threat Detection Program was recognized with an award from Chief Security Officer magazine.
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NSC condemns Iranian foreign minister for honoring Mugniyah memorial

Monday, Jan 20, 2014 @ 5:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

National Security Council Spokesperson Caitlin Hayden said on Tuesday that the United States condemns the action taken by Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javaf Zarif Khosari to place a wreath on the grave of Imad Mugniyah.
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NATO's Vershbow stresses NATO ballistic missiles do not threaten Russia

Monday, Jan 20, 2014 @ 5:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Alexander Vershbow
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NATO Deputy Secretary General Vershbow stresses NATO's ballistic missiles do not threaten Russia

Monday, Jan 20, 2014 @ 5:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Deputy Secretary General Ambassador to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization Alexander Vershbow made a statement on Wednesday, stressing that NATO's Ballistic Missile Defence system is not a threat to Russia.
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U.S. Center for Domestic Preparedness hires new superintendent

Tuesday, Jan 21, 2014 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Center for Domestic Preparedness recently announced that Charles "Mike" King would be hired as the CDP's new superintendent.
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First Responders Group launches new website

Tuesday, Jan 21, 2014 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security recently launched FirstResponder.gov, a new website meant to support first responders through science and technology.
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Niagara Thermal Products to be critical supplier for air purification system

Tuesday, Jan 21, 2014 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Niagara Thermal Products said on Wednesday that it will supply critical thermal components to Buffalo BioBlower Technologies, LLC, as part of a SBIR Phase 3 award from the Army Corps of Engineers.
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Sen. Moran: National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility to be built in Kansas

Tuesday, Jan 21, 2014 @ 3:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Jerry Moran
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Colorado emergency preparedness office makes staffing changes

Tuesday, Jan 21, 2014 @ 4:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment recently announced three staffing changes to its Office of Emergency Preparedness and Response.
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ASM to hold biodefense meeting January 27-29

Tuesday, Jan 21, 2014 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The American Society for Microbiology recently announced it would hold its 2014 ASM Biodefense and Emerging Diseases Research Meeting on January 27-29 at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park in Washington, DC.
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