Assured Bio Labs is awarded a Small Business Federal Contract.

Assured Bio is excited to announce that they have been awarded a small business, Federal contract by the U.S. Air Force.  Assured Bio will use their, state-of-the-art, DNA technology to determine the population structure of a rare endangered species of sunflower that only occurs on the Hawaiian island of Oahu. Less than 1,000 adult plants […]

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A Homeowners Protocol to Treat Well & Spring Water for Coliform Bacteria, Giardia and Cryptosporidium Contamination.

Well and spring water may become contaminated with harmful coliform bacteria and protozoans.  Assured Bio Labs is certified to test well water for contamination.  However, when positive results are reported, homeowners must take action to prevent illness and disease.  There are companies that specialize in treating contaminated natural water supplies.  However, they may not be […]

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Mold and Microbe Detecting Drone

Assured Bio Labs, and GeoAir of Knoxville TN have teamed up to develop a microbial detecting drone.  The drone incorporates Assured Bio’s patented M-TRAP® microbe capture technology. Follow our blog for future updates and exciting developments in Microbiology and the Built-Environment.

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M-TRAP® Capture Technology used to evaluate mold and bacterial exposure from Air Condition Systems.

Recent studies conducted in the Great Basin Desert region of the United States have shown that skin test reactivity to fungal and dust mite allergens are increased in children with asthma or allergy living in homes with evaporative coolers (EC).  The M-TRAP® air sampling cassette was used to examine occupant exposure to microbes from homes with […]

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Sobek Promoted to U.S. Air Force Crew Chief

Congratulations to our former graphic designer, U.S. Air Force Crew Chief, Isaac Sobek (4th from far right in photo). Sobek finished in the top 10% of his class during technical school at Sheppard Air Force base. He is now an official Crew Chief, and has been deployed to Fairchild Air Force base in Spokane WA. […]

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TN Governor Bill Haslam Recognizes Dr. Sobek for Teaching a Junior Achievement Entrepreneur Class at Gibbs HS.

Dr. Sobek believes that giving back to the community, and especially the youth, is an essential quality of great leaders and successful professionals.  Everyone wins, from the individual to the community.  He believes that our great country is a reflection of the hard working and intelligent citizens of the United States. To continually improve our nation, […]

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Legionella Outbreak Updates from New York City

Update 8/21/2015: The New York City Council unanimously passed a law last week increasing preventative measures to curb future Legionella outbreaks. The policies enacted includes the mandatory registration and culture testing of all cooling towers within 30 days of passage. It also requires owners develop a monitoring plan including periodic testing for total bacteria and also separate testing for […]

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Find out about Mold, Microbes and Testing anytime on Social Media

Hello Inspectors and Clients.  We try not to swamp you with too many e-mails.  But I do have a lot of microbe related info to share at your convenience.  Our other social outlets for news and daily happenings help keep subscribers up to date with hottest, trending mold and microbial issues.  The links are below. I want to hear from […]

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Joshua Birkebak, PhD. Interview: AIHA Accreditation & Quality Control

Hello all, It’s happy Fun[gi] Friday!  We have strict standards to follow when processing your mold and bacteria samples.  Today we will discuss the Fun in Fungi to maintain exemplary quality control for our wonderful clients! Today Assured Bio’s Lab Manager and Quality Assurance Officer, Joshua Birkebak, Ph.D. (ABD), is here to tell us about AIHA […]

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