UPMC researchers release study on bioterrorism-related conditions

Thursday, Mar 5, 2015 @ 3:23pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Researchers discuss clinical aspects of pathogens that have the potential to be used as biological weapons.
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Soligenix CEO to make presentation at ROTH Conference

Thursday, Mar 5, 2015 @ 3:28pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Christopher Schaber, CEO and president of Soligenix, will make a presentation at the annual ROTH Conference on Tuesday in Dana Point, California, the company said on Thursday.
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Fort Leonard Wood hosts chemical-threat response drill

Thursday, Mar 5, 2015 @ 4:46pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Paratroopers took part in a training exercise using a live chemical agent this week at Fort Leonard Wood in Missouri, the Defense Video and Imagery Distribution System news service said.
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Bechtel-affiliated facilities recognized for safety excellence

Thursday, Mar 5, 2015 @ 5:34pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Teams at the Blue Grass Chemical Agent Destruction Pilot Plant and the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL)affiliated with Bechtel National, Inc. were recognized for excellence in work safety on Wednesday.
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Dignitaries from Italy, Ireland and Chile speak at disarmament conference

Thursday, Mar 5, 2015 @ 5:58pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The United Nations Conference on Disarmament continued on Wednesday with delegates speaking from Italy, Ireland and Chile.
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U.N. extends proliferation panel's term in N. Korea

Thursday, Mar 5, 2015 @ 6:45pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The United Nations Security Council voted to extend a mandate for the Panel of Experts to assist the Sanctions Committee on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK).
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ChemImage to present explosive detection system

Friday, Mar 6, 2015 @ 3:48pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

ChemImage Sensor System's (CISS) Senior Scientist, Nathaniel Gomer will present data from development work on a Raman system that could potentially detect and identify explosives at Pittcon in New Orleans, they announced Thursday.
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Mongolia, Iraq and Colombia representatives speak at disarmament conference

Sunday, Mar 8, 2015 @ 8:09pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

BodyDignitaries from Iraq, Mongolia and Columbia spoke at the continuing conference on disarmament at the United Nations on Thursday.
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Smiths Detection to expand to Edgewood, Md.

Sunday, Mar 8, 2015 @ 8:14pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

BodyManufacturing activity of the RadSeeker device from Smiths Detection, Inc. has been moved to the company's U.S.
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Toulouse-Blagnac Airport to deploy Smiths security system

Sunday, Mar 8, 2015 @ 8:19pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Smiths Detection Inc. has made its way into its first airport in France, the company announced on Friday that the Toulouse-Blagnac Airport will deloy the Checkpoint.Evo system.
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CDC names Redd as director of Public Health Response office

Sunday, Mar 8, 2015 @ 8:24pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently appointed Rear Adm. Dr. Stephen Redd to direct the Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response (OPHPR.)
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Merck to enter Ebola Vaccine Investigational agreement

Sunday, Mar 8, 2015 @ 8:28pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Merck Vaccines and NewLink Genetics Corporation will enter a cooperative agreement to research, manufacture and develop an investigational vaccine candidate for the Ebola virus.
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Strategic Command hosts ITWAA conference

Monday, Mar 9, 2015 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Integrated Tactical Warning and Attack Assessment (ITWAA) was reviewed by representatives from the Department of Defense and the U.S. Strategic Command.
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MDES seeks emergency management supervisor

Monday, Mar 9, 2015 @ 3:13pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Montana Disaster and Emergency Services Division (MDES) is seeking an emergency management supervisor to manage the Preparedness Branch and supervise managers, according to a recent job posting.
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Clinical managing methods for bioterrorism-related infections

Monday, Mar 9, 2015 @ 3:31pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The New England Journal of Medicine recently released a review discussing how health professionals clinically manage infections and pathogens that can be used as bioweapons.
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Cubic to support Italian military training

Monday, Mar 9, 2015 @ 3:53pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Cubic Global Defense was awarded with a supplemental contract of approximately $2.6 million to aid in providing realistic training scenarios for the Italian military, the company announced on Monday.
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Air Mobility Command demonstrates heat, humidity based decontamination

Monday, Mar 9, 2015 @ 4:49pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Air Force announced on Sunday that a demonstration of decontamination potential of hot and humid air on biological agents at the Orlando International Airport.
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Sandia names new VP for defense research

Monday, Mar 9, 2015 @ 5:50pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Sandia National Laboratories appointed James Peery to vice president for defense research to continue the lab's national security research efforts. As vice president, Peery will advance development and integration of advanced science and technology to enhance technology systems for the Department of Defense and other areas and agencies.
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NTP awards 10-year contract to Batelle

Tuesday, Mar 10, 2015 @ 2:55pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Batelle announced on Tuesday that it was the recipient of a 10-year contract with the National Institute of Environmental Health Science's National Toxicology Program (NTP.)
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Pfenex extends contract with Glide Technologies

Tuesday, Mar 10, 2015 @ 4:08pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Company developing alternate delivery method for anthrax vaccine candidate.
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