National Science Advisory Board for Biosecurity

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Name: National Science Advisory Board for Biosecurity
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Medical Grade Innovations Announces New, High Performance Scrub Line

, (MGI) a subsidiary of R&T Fabric, LLC today announced the launch of its introductory line of healthcare professional attire through the company’s new website and online store - www.medicalgradeinnovations.com. The initial product offering, the Medical ... [Published Wall Street Select - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

CDC names members of new safety workgroup

[embedded content]The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced on Thursday the creation of an external laboratory safety workgroup.The group will provide guidance to the CDC director and the CDC’s new director of laboratory safety, according ... [Published BioPrepWatch - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

CDC announces the formation of an external laboratory safety workgroup - Media Statement

CDC announced today the formation of an external laboratory safety workgroup of the Advisory Committee to the Director of CDC. This group will provide advice and guidance to the CDC Director and CDC's new Director of Laboratory Safety. The specific charge ... [Published Noodls - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 2 reports

Head of biosecurity advisory panel: Board is stalling as a result of slow fed policy work

Biosecurity Published 17 July 2014The head of a federal biosecurity advisory committee says delays in the development of a national policy on institutional oversight of risky life-sciences research are the main reason the committee has been inactive for ... [Published Homeland Security News Wire - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

NSABB fires 11 scientists in anthrax crisis

NEW YORK: Federal officials, amid the worst US biosafety crisis in years, have dismissed 11 eminent scientists from a 23-member panel that advises the government on how and whether research on dangerous pathogens should be conducted.The purged members ... [Published The Gulf Today - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 2 reports

CIDRAP: NSABB chief says board's idling due to slow fed policy work

Via CIDRAP, Robert Roos writes: NSABB chief says board's idling due to slow fed policy work. Excerpt:The head of a federal biosecurity advisory committee says delays in the development of a national policy on institutional oversight of risky life-sciences ... [Published H5N1 - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 2 reports

US Officials Purge Biosafety Board in Midst of Anthrax Crisis

NEW YORK — Federal officials, amid the worst U.S. biosafety crisis in years, have dismissed 11 eminent scientists from a 23-member panel that advises the government on how and whether research on dangerous pathogens should be conducted. The purged members ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. officials purge biosafety board in midst of anthrax crisis

10:49 a.m. CDTBy Sharon BegleyNEW YORK (Reuters) - Federal officials, amid the worst U.S. biosafety crisis in years, have dismissed 11 eminent scientists from a 23-member panel that advises the government on what research on pathogens is too dangerous ... [Published WTAQ News Talk - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 2 reports

Experts call for risk-benefit talks on lab-modified pathogens

A group of researchers and other public health experts yesterday announced the formation of a team—the Cambridge Working Group—to push for more careful assessment of experiments involving lab-modified pathogens, along with a consensus statement calling ... [Published Centre For Infectious Disease Research and Policy - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 4 reports

CIDRAP: Wholesale roster change coming for US biosecurity board

This is going to be a big, messy, ugly, political story. Via CIDRAP, Lisa Schnirring has a major report: Wholesale roster change coming for US biosecurity board. This has to do with the strange weekend removal of 11 members of the 23-member National Science ... [Published H5N1 - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Called Back Up

The US is reconvening its National Science Advisory Board for Biosecurity, but is replacing nearly half its members. read more ... [Published The Daily Scan from GenomeWeb - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 2 reports

U.S. anthrax probe reveals new bird flu mishap, widespread safety lapses

Federal health officials on Friday disclosed a new safety breach at a high-security U.S. government laboratory involving dangerous avian flu, a lapse that came to light as they investigated the potential exposure of researchers to live anthrax bacter ... [Published Today Online - Jul 11 2014]

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..."In light of the continuing evolution of H5N1 viruses," it said, "the results of these studies provide an important contribution to public health surveillance of H5N1 viruses and to a better understanding of the properties of these viruses."
...been waiting essentially for the new federal guidelines to come out on institutional implementation of DURC policy," Stanley told CIDRAP News. "We wanted to have a looklook at what the federal agencies would come up with. Our original understanding was that it would be out as long as a year ago."
"The decision regarding which members to rotate off the board is predicated on the length of service and the availability of replacement members. The individuals who were notified recently regarding their expiring terms are the last among the original board members to rotate off. This is part of the routine process of membership rotation."

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Medical Grade Innovations Announces New, High P... [Published Wall Street Select - Jul 30 2014]
CDC names members of new safety workgroup [Published BioPrepWatch - Jul 28 2014]
CDC announces the formation of an external labo... [Published Noodls - Jul 24 2014]
Strained relations: fears of a man-made flu pan... [Published Irish Times - Jul 24 2014]
Dangerous pathogens in the lab [Published VOX.com - Jul 21 2014]
Head of biosecurity advisory panel: Board is st... [Published Homeland Security News Wire - Jul 18 2014]
NSABB chief says board's idling due to slow fed... [Published Centre For Infectious Disease Research and Policy - Jul 17 2014]
CIDRAP: NSABB chief says board's idling due to ... [Published H5N1 - Jul 17 2014]
NSABB fires 11 scientists in anthrax crisis [Published The Gulf Today - Jul 17 2014]
The CDC Goes Before Congress And Five More News... [Published Popular Science - New Technology, Science News, ... - Jul 16 2014]
CDC Lab Errors and Their Implications: Congress... [Published Wired News - Jul 16 2014]
US Officials Purge Biosafety Board in Midst of ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 16 2014]
Wholesale roster change coming for US biosecuri... [Published Centre For Infectious Disease Research and Policy - Jul 16 2014]
Experts call for risk-benefit talks on lab-modi... [Published Centre For Infectious Disease Research and Policy - Jul 16 2014]
Cambridge Working Group: The Independent takes ... [Published H5N1 - Jul 16 2014]
CIDRAP: Wholesale roster change coming for US b... [Published H5N1 - Jul 16 2014]
Government Cracks Down on Biosecurity [Published The Scientist - Jul 15 2014]
U.S. officials purge biosafety board in midst o... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 15 2014]
'Danger research': Axed scientists join petitio... [Published The Independent - Jul 15 2014]
Called Back Up [Published The Daily Scan from GenomeWeb - Jul 15 2014]
U.S. officials purge biosafety board in midst o... [Published WTAQ News Talk - Jul 15 2014]
US: 11 NSABB members sacked over biosecurity is... [Published H5N1 - Jul 15 2014]
U.S. anthrax probe reveals new bird flu mishap,... [Published Today Online - Jul 11 2014]
UPDATE 1-U.S. anthrax probe reveals new bird fl... [Published Reuters UK - Jul 11 2014]
Controversial American scientist Yoshihiro Kawa... [Published The Independent - Jul 06 2014]
Controversial American scientist slammed for ir... [Published The Independent - Jul 02 2014]
Experiments could cause deadly bird flu pandemi... [Published The Independent - May 21 2014]
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CIDRAP: NSABB chief says board's idling due to ... [Published H5N1 - Jul 17 2014]
Via CIDRAP, Robert Roos writes: NSABB chief says board's idling due to slow fed policy work. Excerpt:The head of a federal biosecurity advisory committee says delays in the development of a national policy on institutional oversight of risky life-sciences ...
The CDC Goes Before Congress And Five More News... [Published Popular Science - New Technology, Science News, ... - Jul 16 2014]
A CDC Scientist Puts Samples Into Liquid Nitrogen For StorageJames Gathany, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Last week, we learned that U.S. government scientists found six vials of smallpox virus that they didn't know they had. Because ...
Cambridge Working Group: The Independent takes ... [Published H5N1 - Jul 16 2014]
Via The Independent: 'Danger research': Axed scientists join petition against creation of highly pathogenic strains of flu. Excerpt:Senior American scientists have been abruptly dismissed from a US Government advisory board on dangerous biological agents, ...
CIDRAP: Wholesale roster change coming for US b... [Published H5N1 - Jul 16 2014]
This is going to be a big, messy, ugly, political story. Via CIDRAP, Lisa Schnirring has a major report: Wholesale roster change coming for US biosecurity board. This has to do with the strange weekend removal of 11 members of the 23-member National Science ...
Called Back Up [Published The Daily Scan from GenomeWeb - Jul 15 2014]
The US is reconvening its National Science Advisory Board for Biosecurity, but is replacing nearly half its members. read more ...
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