Phil Chearmonte, containment systems segment manager, says, "The NBAF
project is the largest biosafety laboratory containment project the industry has ever seen, and most likely will ever see
Contractor name : MCCARTHY MORTENSON NBAF
The 470 staffers at NBAF
the bulk of them researchers and other scientists will be part of the ATIP networks, just as such scientists are who now work at the existing NBAF
lab in Plum Island.
According to DHS literature, the NBAF
complex will fill a critical void in responding to "high consequence biological threats involving human, zoonotic and foreign animal diseases.
began as biennial event in 1988, and 2003 marked the first year the festival became annual.
The mission of the NBAF
is to engage, cultivate and educate diverse audiences about the arts and culture of the African Diaspora and provide opportunities for artistic and creative expression.
Pat Roberts (R-KS), honorary chairman of the Kansas NBAF
The topic of DNA was first introduced to NBAF
as a vehicle for artistic expression by visual artist, Radcliffe Bailey.
is a $450 million, state-of-the-art national laboratory being commissioned by the Department of Homeland Security to research and develop diagnostic capabilities for foreign animal and zoonotic diseases that can affect public health, animal health, or the food supply.
A coalition led by the Governor, KBA, and advocates for siting the NBAF
in Kansas will work to ensure that the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity of landing the 500,000-square-foot facility becomes a reality for Kansas.
continues to grow and be recognized nationally as a leader in the field, most recently receiving substantial funding from the Doris Duke Foundation, the Ford Foundation, Target and additional funding from the Fulton County of Commission under the guidance of the Fulton County Arts Council.
An exclusive automotive sponsor of the NBAF
, DaimlerChrysler's "Spirit in the Words" poetry program will be held at the Park Tavern, 500 10th Street NE.