Author Archive | Edward Sobek, PhD, MBA

Microbes in a Frenzy

Microbes don’t give a hoot whether global warming is a natural cycle or human induced. They like it hot.  They respond with increased virulence and more frequent outbreaks. In a way its like the basic chemistry of boiling water. The more heat you add to a pot of water, the faster the water molecules move around, until […]

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Formaldehyde Off-Gassing from Laminate Flooring

I was delighted to present a 2 hour short course to the Home Inspectors of TN (HITA) in Nashville, this past Saturday Morning (8/1/2015).  Sixty home inspectors signed up and the room was packed as usually.  HITA inspectors take their CEUs seriously. The whole issue of formaldehyde in laminate flooring hit the spotlight of national […]

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Junior Achievement at Gibbs High School

Entrepreneurship is my passion, and I had the opportunity to share my experiences with aspiring business students at Gibbs high school in Corryton, TN.  I volunteered to teach the Junior Achievement course entitled:  JA Be Entrepreneurial.  The course ran seven sessions, but I added an eighth, pizza party, session for the students courtesy of Assured […]

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Assured Bio Welcomes New Office Manager

Assured Bio welcomes Doris Dills as our new Office Manager! Doris has over 17 years’ managerial and administrative experience. She spent the last 12 years serving as an Office Manager and Estimator in the construction industry, and has a strong customer service record. We are excited to add her knowledge and experience to the Assured […]

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ORNL–Historic Oak Ridge National Lab Facilities Rely on Advance Microbial Detection for Employee Safety

Assured Bio Labs was recently awarded the microbial contamination laboratory contract from UCOR.  UCOR is URS | CH2M Oak Ridge LLC.  They are the Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) cleanup contractor for the DOE Oak Ridge Reservation, primarily focused on cleanup of East Tennessee Technology Park (the former Oak Ridge K-25 Site). They will use a variety of tools […]

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