Latest Biosafety Stories

2014-07-24 08:34:04

Expanding bio-risk management support for federal, state and institutional laboratories PRINCETON, N.J., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WIRB-Copernicus Group(®) ("WCG")(TM), the world's largest provider of regulatory and ethical review services for clinical research, announced today that it has acquired Alliance Biosciences. Formerly a division of Richmond, VA-based Alliance Engineering, Alliance Biosciences was the leading biosafety and biosecurity consulting firm in the United...

2014-05-20 12:34:17

Advanced Disease Surveillance: Regional Lab Will Boost Global Biological Security PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new biological containment laboratory has been officially handed over by the Government of Canada to the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA). The Biosafety Level 3 facility is the first of its kind for the Caribbean region. Manufactured by Germfree, the facility was provided by Canada to CARPHA in cooperation with the Pan American...

2014-04-15 12:30:30

BOSTON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Boston City Council Committee on Government Operations, chaired by Councilors Michael Flaherty & Tito Jackson, to conduct April 16 hearing on Docket #0227, An Ordinance Regarding the Prohibition of Research Designated as Biosafety Level 4, Sponsored by Councilors Charles Yancey, Tito Jackson & Ayanna Pressley. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140415/73231 Community residents, scientific experts and civic advocates to...

2012-11-02 14:23:05

Researchers identify building blocks of trust: Honesty, transparency, capability, accountability, solidarity and generosity Trust between partners is a fundamental requisite in agricultural biotech projects, according to Canadian researchers who today published insights from a four year study into what built or undermined trust in eight African case studies. In a special supplement published in the UK-based journal Agriculture and Food Security, the research team from the Sandra Rotman...

2011-08-16 12:55:00

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Southern Research Institute today announced that Arif Peshimam has been named Corporate Biological Safety Officer. Peshimam will be responsible for managing the select agent program and all aspects of biological safety at Southern Research facilities in Birmingham, Ala. and Frederick, Md. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110816/DC53241) "We are pleased to have someone with Arif's proven biosafety experience join us...

2011-02-05 00:00:45

NuAire announces availability of CellGard Energy Saver NU-475 and NU-477 Class II Type A2 Biosafety cabinets for laboratories. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) February 3, 2011 NuAire, a world leader in custom laboratory equipment, is pleased to announce the availability of CellGard Energy Saver NU-475 and NU-477 Class II Type A2 biosafety cabinets. Each cabinet is modeled after NuAire's highly recognized LabGard series biosafety cabinets, featuring a 10 degree sloped sash like the CellGard 480....

2010-11-15 20:43:50

Says National Research Council A new National Research Council report requested by Congress finds "several major shortcomings" in a U.S. Department of Homeland Security assessment of risks associated with operating the proposed National Bio- and Agro-Defense Facility (NBAF) in Manhattan, Kan. The laboratory would study dangerous foreign animal diseases -- including the highly contagious foot-and-mouth disease (FMD), which affects cattle, pigs, deer, and other cloven-hoofed animals -- and...

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