bioterrorism http://kcur.org en Update On Risks At Animal Disease Lab Out Tomorrow http://kcur.org/post/update-risks-animal-disease-lab-out-tomorrow <p>In a highly anticipated announcement, the National Academies of Science said that it will release a congressionally mandated report on risk associated with the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility (NBAF) this Friday.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 13 Jun 2012 17:57:00 +0000 Laura Ziegler 19315 at http://kcur.org Safety Concerns Aired At NBAF Hearing http://kcur.org/post/safety-concerns-aired-nbaf-hearing <div class="article-body"><p>A committee of the National Research Council visited Kansas State University Friday to get a feel for safety concerns for a giant biosafety lab planned for the Manhattan, Kan., campus.</p><p> Fri, 27 Jan 2012 22:58:25 +0000 Bryan Thompson 11635 at http://kcur.org Safety Concerns Aired At NBAF Hearing Questions Loom For Future Of High-Security Lab At K-State http://kcur.org/post/questions-loom-future-high-security-lab-k-state <p>It&rsquo;s been three years since the Department of Homeland Security chose Kansas as the site of its National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility, or NBAF, but there&rsquo;s a growing sense that the project has a precarious future.</p><p> Wed, 25 Jan 2012 14:33:14 +0000 Laura Ziegler 11403 at http://kcur.org Questions Loom For Future Of High-Security Lab At K-State Manhattan To Be Final Site For High Level Biosecurity Lab http://kcur.org/post/manhattan-be-final-site-high-level-biosecurity-lab-0 <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d0c6e43ccee-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d0c6e43ccee-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d0c6e43ccee-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kcur/local-kcur-816717.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Kansas won a fierce three-year competition last week for a multi-million dollar laboratory designed to replace the facility on Plum Island off New York. The new biosecurity lab will study contagious and untreatable pathogens and look for vaccines.</p> Thu, 22 Jan 2009 09:35:56 +0000 Laura Ziegler 4945 at http://kcur.org K-State Hopes New Biosecurity Research Will Help Win Federal Facility http://kcur.org/post/k-state-hopes-new-biosecurity-research-will-help-win-federal-facility <p>K-State will open a high-level Biosecurity Research Institute and has brought on new faculty to enhance chances to attract a multi-million dollar agro-terrorism facility.</p> Fri, 09 Nov 2007 16:40:23 +0000 Laura Ziegler 3706 at http://kcur.org K-State Hopes New Biosecurity Research Will Help Win Federal Facility Roberts Talks About Kansas Biosecurity Center http://kcur.org/post/roberts-talks-about-kansas-biosecurity-center <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d0c6e43b5f8-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d0c6e43b5f8-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d0c6e43b5f8-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kcur/local-kcur-563929.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts says his home state ought to be where the federal government builds a multi-million dollar National BioSecurity Center.</p> Mon, 05 Feb 2007 16:37:09 +0000 Laura Ziegler 3334 at http://kcur.org