A researcher looks at a laboratory sample under a microscope. (credit: AP Photo)

Texas A&M Dedicates Biodefense Center

Texas A&M University is formally dedicating a new biodefense center where researchers work on strategies to respond to bioterrorism and develop vaccines in the event of a nuclear threat.


Test tubes are prepared for testing for human growth hormone (HGH) at the Doping Control Laboratory (Photo credit ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

A&M Wins Big Federal Biodefense Contract

The Texas A&M University System has been awarded one of three national biodefense contracts to help the country quickly develop vaccines in the event of a pandemic.