CB Defense Today

Army Scientists Seek Capability against Waterborne Toxins

March 2nd, 2022

DEVCOM CBC biologist Alena Calm examines a purified sample of freshwater algae DNA before submitting it for genomic DNA analysis to determine exactly what organisms the sample contains.


“CB Defense Today” is a discussion-style video recording over MS Teams which covers topics relevant to the United States DEVCOM Chemical Biological Center and the chemical and biological defense community. Every other month, Dr. Eric Moore speaks with other thought leaders about our nation’s chemical and biological defense program’s current state and possible future.


Army Scientists Seek Capability against Waterborne Toxins

Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD — U.S. military forces train to fight and win in any domain. Since water covers 71 percent of the Earth’s surface, warfighters face numerous threats in that environment. With that thought in mind, scientists at the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Chemical Biological Center (DEVCOM…

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