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2014-09-15 23:07:02

BioFactura, Inc. is a collaborator on a grant awarded to the Geneva Foundation. Eboladrug development funding will be provided under a Partnerships for Biodefense grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH)/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID). Frederick, MD (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 BioFactura, Inc. is a collaborator on a grant awarded to the Geneva Foundation. Ebola drug development funding will be provided under a Partnerships for Biodefense grant from...

2014-08-04 08:26:55

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Luminex Corporation (NASDAQ: LMNX) today announced that U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID) Diagnostics Division is working on rapid diagnostics for the Ebola virus using Luminex xMAP® Technology. Luminex's MAGPIX® system was recently deployed to Africa to support research efforts to control the current outbreak. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100104/LUMINEXLOGO The recent Ebola outbreak has so...

2014-06-23 23:09:57

Mr. David Rezvani, President and Founder of Foxspire LLC has been selected to address the 2014 Chesapeake Area Biological Safety Association’s (ChABSA) annual Scientific Symposium which will be held at the Frederick Holiday Inn and Conference Center in Frederick, MD on June 25, 2014 Frederick, MD (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Mr. David Rezvani, President and Founder of Foxspire LLC (http://www.foxspire.com) has been selected to address the 2014 Chesapeake Area Biological Safety Association’s...

2012-05-23 19:13:04

Army scientists and industry collaborators have successfully protected laboratory animals from lethal hantavirus disease using a novel approach that combines DNA vaccines and duck eggs. The work appears in a recent edition of the online scientific journal PLoS ONE, published by the Public Library of Science. According to first author Jay W. Hooper of the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID), this is the first time that the DNA vaccine/duck egg system has...

2012-01-13 11:58:12

Vaccination with the anthrax capsule–a naturally occurring component of the bacterium that causes the disease–protected monkeys from lethal anthrax infection, according to U.S. Army scientists. The study, which appears in the Jan. 20th print edition of the journal VACCINE, represents the first successful use of a non-toxin vaccine to protect monkeys from the disease. Bacillus anthracis, the bacterium that causes anthrax, is recognized as one of the most serious bioterrorism...


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humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'