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Noun1.biodefense - procedures involved in taking defensive measures against attacks using biological agentsbiodefense - procedures involved in taking defensive measures against attacks using biological agents
defense, defensive measure, defence - (military) military action or resources protecting a country against potential enemies; "they died in the defense of Stalingrad"; "they were developed for the defense program"
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These systems are designed to provide rapid results and can be used in the veterinary and food safety industries, as well as for biodefense, clinical research, and agricultural testing.
This suggestion is a heresy for biosecurity and biodefense. By heresy, I mean an idea that runs contrary to established doctrine.
Through the use of non-dilutive funding, BARDA's Antibacterials program incentivizes the antimicrobial product pipeline with the goal to increase ongoing research and development of both broad and narrow spectrum products that are effective against biodefense pathogens as well as antimicrobial resistant bacterial pathogens.
Critique: A seminal study, "Community at Risk: Biodefense and the Collective Search for Security" is organized and presented in five major chapters (Conceptual Footings of Risk and Governance; Rick Communication, Local Civics, and Discourse; Davis, California--Home Rule Civics and Biodefense; Roxbury, Massachusetts--Direct Action Civics and Biodefense; Galveston, Texas--Managed Civics and Biodfense), as well as an informative 'Introduction' and 'Conclusion: The Civic Politics of Risk'.
Enhanced with 46 pages of Notes and a comprehensive Index, "American Biodefense: How Dangerous Ideas about Biological Weapons Shape National Security" is a seminal work of impressive scholarship and a vitally important addition to academic library National Security and Bioterrorism collections.
Biodefense; research methodology and animal models, 2d ed.
government has spent about $60 billion on biodefense. A large portion of those dollars has gone to biodefense research under the auspices of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID).
10 June 2011 -- Leerink Swann has been engaged as lead placement agent for PharmAthene Inc's (AMEX:PIP) direct offering of units, the US biodefense firm said Friday.
The Department of Defense (DOD) responded by partitioning its biodefense and infectious-disease vaccine acquisition programs, with biodefense vaccines holding a higher acquisition priority and receiving more robust funding than infectious-disease vaccines.
While the DOD shifted its emphasis to biodefense, the department lost ground in its portfolio of infectious-disease vaccines.
Several strategy and planning documents direct the federal government's biodefense efforts.