Posts tagged with "Global Security"

For article International conference on anthrax scheduled in September for researchers

International conference on anthrax scheduled in September for researchers

April 10, 2013 -  
Scientists and researchers from all over the world who work on Bacillus anthracis , the causative agent of anthrax, and B. cereus and B. thuringiensis , two closely related bacilli, will be heading to Victoria, British Columbia in September. The bi-annual conference, set for Sept. 1-5, will allow...
For article Nine scientists named Distinguished Members of Technical Staff

Nine scientists named Distinguished Members of Technical Staff

April 4, 2013 -  
Nine Laboratory scientists have joined the ranks of 14 other researchers by being named members of the Lab's Distinguished Members of Technical Staff (DMTS) for their extraordinary scientific and technical contributions to the Laboratory and its missions as acknowledged by their professional peers...
For article LLNL technology wins award

LLNL technology wins award

Dec. 14, 2012 -  
A new technology developed by LLNL researchers for detecting nuclear materials has won a first place award in Government Security News magazine's fourth annual Homeland Security Awards competition. The Livermore technology -- the first plastic material capable of efficiently distinguishing neutrons...
For article Iraq strengthens commitment to safeguards agreement

Iraq strengthens commitment to safeguards agreement

Dec. 10, 2012 -  
Iraqi Ambassador to Austria Surood Rashid Najib has submitted an official letter from the Iraqi Foreign Minister to Yukiyo Amano, director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), announcing the ratification and entry into force of the Additional Protocol to its Comprehensive...
For article Lab's Mark Rowland named IEEE senior member

Lab's Mark Rowland named IEEE senior member

Nov. 20, 2012 -  
Mark Rowland, a physicist in Global Security's "N" Program, has been named a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Fewer than 8 percent of IEEE members attain this level. Rowland, who joined the Laboratory in 1984, has worked in the field of radiation...
For article Henderson is lone American in CTBT field test

Henderson is lone American in CTBT field test

Sept. 13, 2012 -  
John Henderson of Global Security was the sole U.S. participant in a May international field test for the on-site inspection division of the Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty Organization's (CTBTO) Provisional Technical Secretariat. The event was sponsored by the...
For article DHS intern helps develop portable virus detection

DHS intern helps develop portable virus detection

Aug. 29, 2012 -  
When Cesar Ambriz's father discovered a tomato-farming job in northern California, he and his family left their relatives and crossed the Mexican border to establish a life ripe with promise. "In Mexico it's really tough for anyone to go to college, especially to get financial aid. It's a challenge...
For article Breath analysis workshop set for biomedicine and national security

Breath analysis workshop set for biomedicine and national security

Aug. 23, 2012 -  
The Laboratory, in collaboration with the University of California, Davis and the Canterbury Respiratory Research Group, will host the 2012 International Breath Analysis Meeting, Oct. 28-Nov. 1 at the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn in Sonoma, Calif. The event, titled "Breath Analysis for Biomedicine...
For article Tom Slezak to advise Department of Defense on biodefense

Tom Slezak to advise Department of Defense on biodefense

Aug. 15, 2012 -  
Bioinformatics expert Tom Slezak is no stranger to the National Academy of Science (NAS), having served on two committees since 2009. Recently, he was asked to join a standing committee chartered by the Department of Defense (DoD) to advise the DoD on biodefense issues, a much broader scope than...
For article Lab to collaborate with NASA Ames Research Center

Lab to collaborate with NASA Ames Research Center

June 29, 2012 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and NASA's Ames Research Center (ARC) in Mountain View, Calif., have agreed to collaborate by sharing technology and resources on technical areas of national interest, including space missions, energy and advanced computing. LLNL director Parney...