Sandia National Labs receives four FLC awards

Tuesday, Aug 18, 2015 @ 8:21pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Sandia National Laboratories announced on Monday that it received four regional awards from the Federal Laboratory Consortium (FLC).
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Statement shows 70 nonproliferation specialists support Iran deal

Wednesday, Aug 19, 2015 @ 10:38am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Arms Control Association (ACA) announced on Tuesday that approximately 70 leading nonproliferation specialists in the area of nuclear threats have issued their support for the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) in a statement.
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Biological Weapons Convention concludes 2015 meeting

Wednesday, Aug 19, 2015 @ 11:13am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The United Nations office at Geneva has concluded the 2015 Biological Weapons Convention (BWC) Meeting of Experts that took place last week.
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Forensic science center partners with CBRNE Tech Index

Wednesday, Aug 19, 2015 @ 1:19pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The National Forensic Science Technology Center (NFSTC) announced Monday that it will partner with the Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosive (CBRNE) Tech Index to improve forensic expertise on chemical detection.
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NACCHO announces three senior staff appointments

Thursday, Aug 20, 2015 @ 11:43am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) announced Tuesday the appointments of three senior staff members.
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Fanning visits 20th CBRNE Command

Thursday, Aug 20, 2015 @ 12:56pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Defense Video and Imagery Distribution System reported that Acting Army Undersecretary Eric Fanning made a visit to the 20th Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosive (CBRNE) Command on Tuesday.
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LBNL seeks emergency management specialist

Thursday, Aug 20, 2015 @ 6:10pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) has an opening for an emergency management specialist, according to a job posting they released Wednesday.
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Soligenix awarded additional ricin vaccine funding

Thursday, Aug 20, 2015 @ 6:15pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Soligenix, Inc. has received an additional $2.7 million from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) in order to continue development of their ricin vaccine, the company announced Wednesday.
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UC Davis Health System seeks emergency planner

Thursday, Aug 20, 2015 @ 7:40pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The University of California Davis Health System has an opening for an emergency planner, according to a job opening posted Wednesday.
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Arrest made in Statue of Liberty bomb hoax

Friday, Aug 21, 2015 @ 9:24am by BioPrepWatch Reports

An arrest has been made in a case of a hoax bomb threat at the Statue of Liberty, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) announced on Wednesday.
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Calif. health department investigates second potential plague case

Friday, Aug 21, 2015 @ 9:37am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) announced on Tuesday that a presumed case of the plague has been identified in a visitor to the state from Georgia.
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Decontamination exercises begin at Osan Air Base

Friday, Aug 21, 2015 @ 10:00am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Airmen based at the Osan Air Base in South Korea took part in the Beverly Midnight 15-03 readiness exercise on Tuesday, according to a report from the 51st Fighter Wing Public Affairs office.
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N.C. governor increases privacy protection of first responders

Friday, Aug 21, 2015 @ 11:05am by BioPrepWatch Reports

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory announced on Wednesday that he has enacted a law that will prevent the disclosure of the personal information of first-response personnel and government-issued cell phone numbers.
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John Ornell appointed to Bruker Corp.'s board of directors

Friday, Aug 21, 2015 @ 11:33am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Bruker Corp. has appointed John Ornell to serve on the company's board of directors, they announced on Thursday.
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New biocontainment units unveiled

Friday, Aug 21, 2015 @ 4:12pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Earlier in August, the Department of State, the Paul G. Allen Ebola Program and MRIGlobal revealed new biocontainment units at the Dobbins Air Reserve Base.
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SDS, DHS hold mock shooter event

Friday, Aug 21, 2015 @ 4:20pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Technology from Shooter Detection Systems (SDS), LLC, was demonstrated in a training exercise that simulating an active shooter event in partnership with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
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Joint Working Group visits Osan Air Base

Friday, Aug 21, 2015 @ 5:51pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Earlier this month, members of the Republic of Korea (ROK) — U.S. Alliance Biological Defense Cooperation Joint Working Group (JWG) visited the Osan Air Base.
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Rockwell Collins unveils ARINC UrgentLink

Friday, Aug 21, 2015 @ 5:53pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Rockwell Collins released the ARINC UrgentLink communication network system earlier this week.
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Global Digital Solutions announces Mobile Command Center shipment

Monday, Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:24pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Global Digital Solutions (GDSI) said on Monday that it has manufactured and shipped a newly designed Mobile Command Center to an unnamed company that specializes in industrial, environmental and energy services. The vehicle was designed and manufactured through the company's subsidiary, North American Custom Specialty Vehicles (NACSV).
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WHO director-general assesses global response to Ebola outbreak

Monday, Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:21pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Dr. Margaret Chan talked about the global Ebola response during an address on Monday before the Review Committee on International Health Regulations (IHR).
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