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Emergency Response Exercise to be Conducted November 10, 2016

November 8th, 2016 in Events, Featured, Lab Updates, Press Releases.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: NOVEMBER 10, 2016 Contact: Colin Riley (617) 353-5386, criley@bu.edu  (Boston) – On Thursday, November 10, between 9 a.m.- noon Boston University (BU) will conduct an emergency response exercise at the National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories (NEIDL) located at 620 Albany Street. This simulation is part of the NEIDL’s ongoing... More

Emergency Response Exercise to be Conducted

June 17th, 2016 in Events, Featured, Press Releases.

For Immediate Release: June 17, 2016 Contact: Tom Testa (617) 353-7628, ttesta@bu.edu             (Boston) – On Tuesday, June 21, 2016 between 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Boston University (BU) will conduct a full- scale emergency response simulation at the National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories (NEIDL) located at 620 Albany Street. This exercise is part... More

Emergency Response Exercise to be conducted at Boston University Medical Command Center

December 9th, 2015 in Featured, Press Releases.

For Immediate Release: December 10, 2015 Contact: Tom Testa (617) 353-7628, ttesta@bu.edu             (Boston) – On Thursday December 10, 2015 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 4 p.m. Boston University (BU) and the City of Boston will conduct a joint functional emergency response simulation involving the National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories... More

Emergency Response Exercise to be Conducted at National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories

December 9th, 2014 in Events, Press Releases.

For Immediate Release: December 9, 2014 Contact: Tom Testa (617) 353-7628 , ttesta@bu.edu (Boston) – On Thursday December 11, 2014 at approximately 10:00 a.m. Boston University (BU) and the City of Boston will conduct a joint full scale emergency response simulation at the National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories (NEIDL) at 620 Albany... More

Emergency Response Exercise To Be Conducted at National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories

November 5th, 2014 in Events, Featured, Press Releases.

For Immediate Release: November 4, 2014 Contact: Tom Testa (617) 353-7628 , ttesta@bu.edu  (Boston) – On Thursday November 6th at approximately, 1:00 p.m. Boston University (BU) and the City of Boston will conduct a joint emergency response simulation at the National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories (NEIDL) at 620 Albany Street. This exercise... More

Testimony of Seth Jaffe on Behalf of Boston University in Connection with Proposed Ordinance on BSL-4 Research in the City of Boston

April 18th, 2014 in Featured, Press Releases.

This testimony addresses the scope of the review of potential risks posed by the National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories (NEIDL) and the assessment of that review by two separate panels of experts, as well as by federal and state court judges. The heart of the review is the final supplemental... More

Testimony of Michelle Consalvo of Boston University in Connection with Proposed Ordinance on BSL-4 Research in the City of Boston

April 18th, 2014 in Featured, Press Releases.

Good afternoon. My name is Michelle Consalvo. I am a lifelong Bostonian who currently lives and works in the City of Boston. I live in West Roxbury, at 93 Addington Road, and work at Boston University as the Assistant Vice President of Government & Community Affairs. I would like to... More

Testimony of Tom Robbins of Boston University in Connection with Proposed Ordinance on BSL-4 Research in the City of Boston

April 18th, 2014 in Featured, Press Releases.

Good Afternoon, my name is Tom Robbins and I live at 30 South Pleasant Street in Merrimac Mass. I am the Executive Director of Public Safety for Boston University and I have been in my current position since 2006. As Executive Director, I oversee the Boston University police department, public... More

Testimony of Gloria Waters of Boston University in Connection with Proposed Ordinance on BSL-4 Research in the City of Boston

April 18th, 2014 in Featured, Press Releases.

Thank you for the opportunity to speak today. My name is Gloria Waters and I am the Vice President and Associate Provost for Research at Boston University. I have been a resident of Boston for over 20 years—I live at 90 Commonwealth Ave. a little more than 2 miles from... More

Testimony of Ronald Corley of Boston University in Connection with Proposed Ordinance on BSL-4 Research in the City of Boston

April 18th, 2014 in Featured, Press Releases.

On behalf of the other members of the NEIDL team, I would like to thank the City Council for the opportunity to speak. My name is Ron Corley, and my residence is at 19 Nash Lane, Weston, although my wife will tell you I live at work in the South... More