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Emergency Preparedness Drill at Boston University’s National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories This Week

December 16th, 2013 in Events, Featured, Press Releases.

Emergency Preparedness Drill at Boston University’s National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories This Week On December 19, Boston University (BU) and the National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories (NEIDL) will conduct a tabletop emergency preparedness drill as part of the ongoing safety and training program for laboratory personnel and internal and external response... More

BU Gives $8,500 in Grants for Summer Programs and Local Non-Profit

August 8th, 2013 in Featured, Press Releases.

For Immediate Release: August 7, 2013 Contact: Ellen Berlin (617) 520-7115, eberlin@webershandwick.com Valeda Britton, (617) 638-1911, vjbritto@bu.edu BU GIVES $8,500 IN GRANTS FOR SUMMER PROGRAMS AND LOCAL NON-PROFIT (Boston) — Boston University recently gave $8,500 to help aid programs that support Roxbury's arts and cultural environment as well as a summer biotech program for local... More

Boston University Study Identifies Molecular Circuitry That Helps Tuberculosis Survive for Decades

July 8th, 2013 in Featured, In The News, Lab Updates, Press Releases.

Original press release from: Boston Medical Center, posted on July 3, 2013. By Gina DiGravio Contact: Gina DiGravio gina.digravio@bmc.org 617-638-8480 Boston University Medical Center (Boston) – In a study from Boston University's National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories (NEIDL), researchers have generated a map of the cellular circuitry ofMycobacterium tuberculosis, the causative agent of human tuberculosis... More

Emergency Drill to be Conducted at National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories

June 4th, 2013 in Featured, Press Releases.

For Immediate Release: June 3, 2013 Contact: Ellen Berlin (617) 520-7115, eberlin@webershandwick.com EMERGENCY DRILL TO BE CONDUCTED AT NATIONAL EMERGING INFECTIOUS DISEASES LABORATORIES (Boston) – On Wednesday, June 12th at approximately, 9:00 a.m., Boston University (BU) will conduct a full-scale emergency response drill at the National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories (NEIDL)... More

Emergency Response Exercise Planned for NEIDL

March 22nd, 2013 in Press Releases.

For Immediate Release, March 19, 2013 Contact:  Ellen Berlin, 617 520 7115, eberlin@webershandwick.com Emergency Response Exercise Planned for NEIDL March 19, 2013--On Wednesday, March 27, 2013, a discussion-based emergency response exercise will be taking place at Hiebert Lounge, located in the School of Medicine, as part of its ongoing safety and training program. In... More

State Issues MEPA Certificate Approving Research at Boston University’s National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories

March 1st, 2013 in Press Releases.

For Immediate Release: March 1, 2013 Contact:  Steve Burgay, 617-353-1168, burgay@bu.edu State Issues MEPA Certificate Approving Research at Boston University’s National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories (Boston) — The Massachusetts Secretary of Energy & Environmental Affairs announced that he has issued a Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act (MEPA) certificate for Boston University’s National Emerging... More

BU Awards Community Grants Supporting Youth Organizations in South End and Roxbury

January 10th, 2013 in In The News, Press Releases.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, January 10, 2013 Contact: Ellen Berlin    eberlin@webershandwick.com 617-520-7115 (Boston) - Boston University today announced two grants of $2,500 to local community organizations offering programs and services that benefit youth in the South End and Roxbury. The two recipients are Boston City Lights and Mandela Resident Cooperative Association, Inc. (MRCA). More

NIH Concludes that BU BioLab Poses Minimal Risk to Community

January 2nd, 2013 in Featured, Press Releases.

For Immediate Release January 2, 2013 Contact: Ellen Berlin, 617.520.7115, eberlin@webershandwick.com NIH CONCLUDES THAT BU BIOLAB POSES MINIMAL RISK TO COMMUNITY Decision comes after thorough and comprehensive analysis January 2, 2013 --Today, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) issued a Supplemental Record of Decision on Boston University’s National Emerging Infectious Diseases... More

BSL-2 Research to Start at BU BioLab

December 18th, 2012 in Press Releases.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 4, 2012 CONTACT: Ellen Berlin, 617-520-7115 or Tom Testa, 617-959-3887   BSL-2 RESEARCH TO START AT BU BIOLAB Initial research to focus on tuberculosis (Boston) — Boston University researchers are moving into the National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories (NEIDL) at Boston University this week and will begin conducting BSL-2 research.  They... More

Members Appointed to the Community Group for National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories at BU

December 17th, 2012 in Featured, Press Releases.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 17, 2012 CONTACT: Ellen Berlin, 617.520.7115 or eberlin@webershandwick.com   MEMBERS APPOINTED TO THE COMMUNITY GROUP FOR NATIONAL EMERGING INFECTIOUS DISEASES LABORATORIES AT BU (Boston) — Six members have been appointed to fill the open positions on the Community Liaison Committee (CLC) of the National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories (NEIDL).  The... More