Genomic signatures identified in recent genome sequencing

Wednesday, Jul 1, 2015 @ 11:07am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Researchers from the Department of Defense (DOD) and Noblis Inc. have discovered genetic signatures of the Ebola virus missed in previous attempts to sequence the virus's genome, the company announced Tuesday.
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ABL completes manufacturing of Ebola vaccine candidate

Wednesday, Jul 1, 2015 @ 3:49pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

ABL Inc. has completed the aseptic formulation of a candidate for a Ebola virus vaccine, one that was developed by Emergent BioSolutions Inc., the company announced on Tuesday.
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City of Baltimore seeks emergency management analyst

Wednesday, Jul 1, 2015 @ 3:49pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The City of Baltimore Mayor's Office of Emergency Management announced an opening for an emergency management analyst in a recent job posting.
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Study indicates Corgenix Medical diagnostic test to be effective

Wednesday, Jul 1, 2015 @ 4:44pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

An independent study has indicated that a rapid diagnostic test (RDT) from Corgenix Medical Corp. is effective in determine the presence of the Ebola virus in a patient, the company announced on Tuesday.
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WI student sentenced to 40 months in prison for ricin possession

Wednesday, Jul 1, 2015 @ 5:01pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Kyle Smith of Oshkosh, Wisconsin, was sentenced to a prison sentence of three years and four months for the possession of ricin on June 26, the Department of Justice announced. 
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UNMC designated as Ebola training and education center

Wednesday, Jul 1, 2015 @ 5:08pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has given the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) the designation of a National Ebola Training and Education Center, the office of U.S. Sen. Deb Fischer announced on Wednesday.
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New national training center set to make healthcare industry Ebola-ready

Wednesday, Jul 1, 2015 @ 5:17pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Ebola and other emerging threats won’t stand a chance against a U.S. healthcare industry that’s well-prepped to manage such infectious diseases through the newly launched National Ebola Training and Education Center.
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BlackArch announces Federal Resources recapitalization

Thursday, Jul 2, 2015 @ 2:25pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Federal Resources Supply Co. (FRSC) has completed recapitalization in partnership with Alaris Royalty Corp., BlackArch Partners announced on Wednesday.
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FEMA seeks supply management specialist

Thursday, Jul 2, 2015 @ 2:58pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced an opening for a supply management specialist at their Oakland, California, office in a job posting on Tuesday.
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OPCW, U.K. host Myanmar, Angola inspection escort training

Thursday, Jul 2, 2015 @ 3:41pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.K and the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) hosted a four-day workshop for representatives from Angola and Myanmar on the training of inspection escorts, the OPCW announced on Thursday. 
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Loma Linda University medical team takes part in domestic preparedness training

Thursday, Jul 2, 2015 @ 5:11pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A team of five individuals from the Loma Linda University Medical Center (LLUMC) took part in domestic preparedness training at the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP), they announced on Thursday.
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Intific selected by DARPA for tactical project

Monday, Jul 6, 2015 @ 3:34pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Intific Inc.'s parent company, Cubic Global Defense (CGD), announced on Monday that the subsidiary has been selected to develop a virtual test bed for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA).
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Washington, D.C. seeks emergency program coordinator

Monday, Jul 6, 2015 @ 3:54pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency (HSEMA) of Washington, D.C. announced an opening for a program coordinator position on July 1.
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U.N. Disarmament Affairs representative visits OPCW headquarters

Monday, Jul 6, 2015 @ 4:42pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

High Representative for the United Nations (U.N.) for Disarmament Affairs Kim Won-Soo visited the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) headquarters on Friday.
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New integrated training solutions chief named at Cubic Global Defense

Monday, Jul 6, 2015 @ 5:48pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Cubic Corporation said late last week that James Blake has been appointed vice president and general manager for integrated training solutions at Cubic Global Defense (CGD). Prior to joining CGD, Blake served as a U.S. Army program executive officer for simulation, training and instrumentation (PEO STRI), and he also served as head of contracting activity.
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BARDA orders Bavarian Nordic smallpox vaccine

Tuesday, Jul 7, 2015 @ 2:16pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) placed an order with Bavarian Nordic for $133 million worth of IMVAMUNE, a non-replicating vaccine for smallpox, the company announced on Tuesday.
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OPCW wraps up regional meeting in Panama

Tuesday, Jul 7, 2015 @ 7:39pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) said Friday that the 16th Regional Meeting of National Authorities of Latin America recently concluded in Panama City, Panama. 
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Sandia Labs developing security seal to detect tampering

Tuesday, Jul 7, 2015 @ 7:55pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Sandia National Laboratories (SNL) has announced the development of a security seal that is able to detect when a container and its contents has been tampered with.
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1st Detect's mass spectrometer enters second testing phase

Tuesday, Jul 7, 2015 @ 8:13pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

1st Detect Corp.'s mass spectrometer technology has entered the second phase of testing as a part of the military's Next Generation Chemical Detector (NGCD) development program, it announced Tuesday.
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Report urges innovations for pharmacy industry, pharmacists

Wednesday, Jul 8, 2015 @ 2:45pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Cambridge Consultants recently published a report how innovation and technology likely will play a large role in the future of the pharmaceutical industry, Medlife Pharmacy reported July 7.
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