ATCC Federal Solutions

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Supporting the federal government's global health initiatives

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ATCC, a non-profit organization founded in 1925, is the world’s most diverse biological resource center, supporting public health initiatives for the US government, academia, the pharmaceutical industry, and research foundations.

For more than 50 years, we have supported federal agencies through contracts focused on global health and infectious diseases, biodefense, chronic diseases, clinical study support, global logistics, and biorepository establishment/maintenance - all combined with our commitment to quality and responsive management. ATCC provides federal agencies with curated, high quality biomaterials and resources, laboratory services, and repository operations.


Biological Resource Support     Clinical Study Support     Global Health & Biodefense

Providing support to the federal government for over 50 years

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Biological Resource Support

ATCC operates and manages biological resource programs, including new product development, accessions, production, authentication, storage, and distribution.

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Clinical Study Support

ATCC provides clinical and epidemiological study support to include provision of collection supplies, sample receipt and storage, biospecimen processing, and distribution.

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Global Health and Biodefense

ATCC supports government agencies with R&D services, subject matter expertise, diagnostic tools, and surveillance kits for infectious and chronic diseases.

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Featured news releases

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ATCC Announces Two Projects from the US Department of Agriculture

ATCC Announces Two Projects from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Chief Scientific In-House Research Agency, the Agricultural Research Service

New ATCC building entrance at dusk with lights. March 28, 2022

ATCC Announces Award from NCI to Provide Cancer Epidemiology Services to the Research Community

ATCC received a task order contract, with a ceiling value of $5.6 million from NCI to receive, process, store, analyze, and distribute clinical specimens related to different cancer types.

Exterior of new ATCC building. March 14, 2022

ATCC Announces Award from NIAID to Develop Well-characterized Challenge Material

ATCC received a task order contract, with a ceiling value of $1.9 million from NIAID to develop well-characterized challenge material (WCCM) for therapeutic development.

New ATCC building entrance. February 15, 2022

ATCC Announces Awards from DTRA that Strengthen ATCC's Antiviral Drug Discovery

ATCC has been awarded three grants valued at over $5.5 million by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) to identify and characterize novel therapeutic approaches to viruses of global health concern.

ATCC Federal Solutions Leadership

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Joseph Leonelli, PhD

Senior Vice President, ATCC Federal Solutions (AFS)

Joe is the Senior Vice President of ATCC Federal Solutions (AFS). He is responsible for the overall strategy, management and growth of AFS programs, which include products and services for emerging infectious disease, biodefense, medical countermeasures, and global health security.

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Rebecca Bradford, MBA, MS, PMP®

Senior Director, Government Programs, ATCC Federal Solutions (AFS)

Becky is the Senior Director of Government Programs at AFS. She is responsible for a portfolio of programs funded by NIAID, CDC, and several other government clients. Becky oversees and directs contracts, providing fiscal management, compliance, acquisition. authentication, production, quality, inventory, distribution, safety, security, IT, procurement, reporting, and subcontractor activities.

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Ted Mullins, PhD

Senior Director of Business Development, ATCC Federal Solutions (AFS)

Ted is the Senior Director of Business Development for AFS and the Responsible Official for the ATCC Federal Select Agent Program. During his 21 years at ATCC, he has served in positions ranging from the Director of Bioproduction to Program Manager for NIAID, CDC, and USDA contracts focusing on biological resource management and biodefense.

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