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Coronavirus Solutions
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A Conversation with Peter Tsai, Inventor of the Filtration Material in N95 Masks

Posted by Battelle Insider on Jul 16, 2020

We recently reached out to Peter Tsai, the inventor of the filtration material used in N95 and other respirator masks for a conversation about Batte..

Biosecurity Sequence Screening

How Do We Know a Sequence Screening Program Is Effective?

Posted by Neeraj Rao on Jul 15, 2020

Is your screening system that good or are you just that lucky? Is your system flagging the sequences it needs to, or are some sequences slipping by ..


4 Retirees Reflect on Their Time at Battelle

Posted by Gabe Abke & Kelsey Kimmelman on Jul 14, 2020

To celebrate Battelle’s 90th anniversary, we took the opportunity to speak to four retirees about their time at Battelle and their favorite accompl..

Biosecurity Sequence Screening
DNA Sequence

Why Screen Sequences 200 bp at a Time?

Posted by Neeraj Rao on Jul 9, 2020

Sequence screening is an essential component of any biosecurity screening program. Two-hundred base pairs (bp) is the point where accuracy and cost ..

Biosecurity Sequence Reference Databases
DNA Sequence

What are Biosecurity Sequence Reference Databases?

Posted by Neeraj Rao on Jul 8, 2020

Biosecurity sequence reference databases are essential and contain all published nucleic acid or protein sequences, whether or not they are potenti..

Biosecurity Customer Screening

What are the Components of an Effective Biosecurity Customer Screening Protocol?

Posted by Neeraj Rao on Jul 2, 2020

Customer screening, flagging, and follow-up play essential roles in establishing the legitimacy of customers ordering synthetic dsDNA sequences. It’..

Med Devices
will healthcare delivery finally evolve

Promise vs. Reality – Will Healthcare Delivery Evolve?

Posted by Andre LaFreniere on Jul 1, 2020

Thanks to COVID-19, these are heady days for telemedicine, where the future again looks bright and change is on the horizon. But will that last?

Research Infrastructure
Battelle's July update for our NEON work

July 2020: What’s New With NEON?

Posted by Battelle Insider on Jul 1, 2020

This month, we feature NEON’s involvement in supporting researchers and agencies in the development of new biodiversity tools and resources.

Coronavirus Solutions
Library books

Helping Libraries and Museums Operate Safely in the COVID-19 World

Posted by Battelle Insider on Jun 29, 2020

As libraries and museums around the country begin to reopen to the public, the need for safe handling of core library, archival and museum materials..