The Institute for Biodefense Research Announces New Member of Board of Advisors

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CONTACT:  Denise Baken, 571-428-2114
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THE INSTITUTE FOR BIODEFENSE RESEARCH NAMES NEW BOARD MEMBER

CORINNE BOULANGER-ESPEUT TO ADVISE MICROBIAL FORENSICS NON-PROFIT

MANASSAS, VA (May 3, 2020). The Institute for Biodefense Research (IBR) announced today that Dr. Corinne Boulanger-Espeut has been named to  of the nonprofit devoted to advancing the science of microbial forensics.

Boulanger-Espeut has a PhD in Systems Biology/Molecular Medicine.  She has worked in cutting edge cancer research since 1993. Her focus, since 1998 has been mammary epithelial cell research at the National Institutes for Health.

Commenting on Boulanger-Espeut’s appointment, Baken said, “Corinne brings a wealth of knowledge.  Her high energy and passion will create a great environment for collaboration and partnerships.  Her dedication to standards development and protocol process identification and implementation is phenomenal. We are pleased she will be part of our ongoing effort to develop standards and tools to enhance the current scientifically robust analysis and create repeatable validation and interpretation processes.  I look for great things.”

The Institute for Biodefense Research seeks to advance the science of microbial forensics toward repeatable validation and interpretation processes that lead to timely, accurate attribution and effective support of the legal, health and first responder communities. The focus is on keeping pace with increasingly powerful technology improves the legal communitiy’s response and national security decisions.

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