Officials gathered on June 12, 2024 at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md. to cut the ribbon and open the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Chemical Biological Center (DEVCOM CBC) Biomanufacturing Facility. (From left to right, Dr. James Watson, Director of Engineering, DEVCOM CBC; Dr. Patricia McDaniel, Army Senior Research Scientist for Chemistry, DEVCOM CBC; Dr. Rick Cox, Director of Research and Operations, DEVCOM CBC; BG John Cushing, Commanding General, DEVCOM; Mr. Robert Cassilly, County Executive, Harford County, Maryland; Mr. Michael Bailey, Director, DEVCOM CBC; Mr. Michael Holthe, Principle Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Science and Technology, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering; Dr. Kelly Basi, Biomanufacturing Branch Chief, DEVCOM CBC; Dr. Peter Emanuel, Deputy Principal Director for the Office of Undersecretary of Defense for Research and Development.) (U.S. Army Photo by Parker Martin.)

DEVCOM CBC Cuts Ribbon on Expanded Biomanufacturing Facility

June 12th, 2024

DEVCOM CBC biologist Priscilla Lee discusses a chemical agent response scenario with Marine Staff Sergeant Dalton Louks. (U.S. Army photo by Ellie White)

Developers, Warfighters Come Together at DTRA Demonstration

June 10th, 2024

A CBARR field team performing remediation and destruction of recovered chemical munitions in the field.

Bioweapons Field Guide for Recovered Munitions to Fill Knowledge Gap

May 30th, 2024

Army Lab Supports Four-Legged Warfighters in Explosive Detection

May 22nd, 2024

DEVCOM Chemical Biological Center biologist Priscilla Lee evaluates 3D-printed human dermal fibroblasts on plate designed to hold bioprinted skin.

Scientist Uses Seed Money Grant to Launch Skin Printing Research

May 16th, 2024

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Runners take to APG-South Streets for ECBC Gas Mask Dash

The event was part of ECBC’s year-long 100th anniversary celebration. Wearing gas mask T-shirts, participants started at CAPA Field and ran or walked a course that meandered through the Edgewood Area of Aberdeen Proving Ground. Instead of firing a starting gun, ECBC Research and Technology Director Eric L. Moore, Ph.D.,…

Spring Expo Brings Technology Vendors to APG
Spring Expo Brings Technology Vendors to APG

Sponsored by the Edgewood Chemical Biological Center (ECBC) Corporate Information Office (CIO) and the Program Executive Office Command, Control and Communications-Tactical, the attendees spanned the APG community’s commands including the Research, Development and Engineering Command, the Chemical Materials Activity, the Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center, and the Army Materiel…

AMC Commanding General Gets First-Hand Look at ECBC Capabilities and Needs
AMC Commanding General Gets First-Hand Look at ECBC Capabilities and Needs

Accompanied by RDECOM Commanding General Maj. Gen. Cedric Wins and ECBC Director Joseph Corriveau, Ph.D., Perna toured the Filtration Science Laboratory and learned about ECBC’s collaboration with other federal security agencies, industry, and academia. He also received a threat security briefing from ECBC threat experts. The visit included a briefing…

ECBC Steps Up to Support DoD Engineering, Production Initiatives

Over the past two years, senior officials from the Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical and Biological Defense (JPEO-CBD) and Army Materiel Command (AMC) have sought ways to increase efficiencies and reduce costs within the nation’s chemical-biological defense enterprise. The organizations have called upon ECBC, the technical arm for the…

General Credits Trail Blazers at APG Women’s History Month Celebration
General Credits Trail Blazers at APG Women’s History Month Celebration

The event was held at the Mallette Training Facility on March 15 and it is also part of the Edgewood Chemical Biological Center’s 100th anniversary celebration. It was attended by employees and service members from ECBC and other Aberdeen Proving Ground commands. It also included an actress performing as U.S….

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Visitors Center, Video Highlight ECBC’s Century of Innovation

About 150 employees and guests gathered for the grand opening of the ECBC Visitors Center. Center Director Joseph Corriveau, Ph.D., officiated a ribbon-cutting ceremony in front of the newly renovated facility immediately after the premiere showing of the video, “ECBC: A Century of Solutions.” The video highlights ECBC’s accomplishments through…

ECBC Employees Recognized as Modern-Day Technology Leaders
ECBC Employees Recognized as Modern-Day Technology Leaders

Each honoree received a Certificate of Recognition during the Modern-Day Technology Leaders Luncheon, Feb. 10 in Washington, D.C. The luncheon was held as part of the 31st annual BEYA STEM Global Competitiveness Conference, which brought professionals and students from a wide variety of STEM-related fields together for education and career…

ECBC Participates in DHS-led Joint Exercise
ECBC Participates in DHS-led Joint Exercise

The joint exercise was conducted with the Integrated Consortium of Laboratory Networks, chaired by the Department of Homeland Security, which coordinates federally sponsored analytical laboratory services for chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear incidents. It is made up of a total of nine federal agencies including the Department of Defense, Department…

ECBC Senior Scientist Selected for Presidential Rank Award
ECBC Senior Scientist Selected for Presidential Rank Award

Fountain, a Senior Executive Service-level scientific and professional executive, is among 102 Meritorious Rank recipients from across the entire federal government. In the spring he will attend a ceremony for the winners at the State Department where the Secretary of the Army will present the award. The Presidential Rank Awards…

Collaboration and Coffee Kicks off ECBC’s 100th Anniversary
Collaboration and Coffee Kicks off ECBC’s 100th Anniversary

“This is the initial event of the 100th anniversary and I can’t think of any better way to start it than with this competition,” said Peter Emanuel, Ph.D., chief scientist at ECBC and founder of Coffee With Colleagues. “We’ve gone from being an arsenal to a research and development center…