Navigation Links
2014 ASM Biodefense and Emerging Diseases Research Meeting
Date:1/8/2014

The American Society for Microbiology (ASM) will host its 2014 Biodefense and Emerging Diseases Research Meeting January 27-29, 2014 at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, DC.

The purpose of this meeting is to bring together individuals who are carrying out research to defend against the threat of bioterrorism with decision makers shaping the future biodefense research agenda, recognizing that emerging infectious diseases serve as a paradigm for handling the public threat of bioterrorism.

This meeting is intended for scientists, public health researchers and policy makers who need to be informed about the latest scientific developments. The meeting will include a series of keynote addresses by leaders in the field of biodefense and poster sessions presenting up-to-the-minute cutting-edge research on biothreat agents, vaccines, detection and diagnostic procedures, animal and plant pathogens, global surveillance, and other vital topics.

Topics of interest include:

  • The pandemic threat of H7N9 influenza: What is different about this virus?
  • Environmental bacterial toxin as a possible cause of multiple sclerosis
  • Experimental vaccine produces immunity to West Nile virus
  • The impact of emerging fungal diseases on the food supply, environment and human health

A full copy of the program can be found online at http://bit.ly/2014biod.

Meeting registration is offered complimentary to reporters covering the event and the ASM will offer limited press room facilities.

Reporters wishing to obtain press registration to the meeting should contact Jim Sliwa via email at jsliwa@asmusa.org.


'/>"/>
Contact: Jim Sliwa
jsliwa@asmusa.org
202-942-9297
American Society for Microbiology
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1

Related biology news :

1. Press registration open for ASM Biodefense and Emerging Diseases Research Meeting
2. Researchers say fructose does not impact emerging indicator for cardiovascular disease
3. Frost & Sullivan: Integration of Biometrics in Consumer Electronics a Fast-Emerging Trend
4. New test can diagnose emerging strains of canine parvovirus
5. Veterinary scientists track the origin of a deadly emerging pig virus in the United States
6. Emerging Opportunities in Global Biometrics Market
7. Canine distemper virus: An emerging disease in rare Amur tigers
8. The (Augmented) Reality of the Situation: Emerging Trends and Issues
9. Emerging importance of computerized cognitive testing -- new therapies for dementia
10. Watering the forest for the trees emerging as priority for forest management
11. Young malaria parasites refuse to take their medicine, may explain emerging drug resistance
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/22/2016)... OTTAWA, Ontario , PROVO ... 2016 Newborn Screening Ontario (NSO), which operates ... for molecular testing, and Tute Genomics and ... process management technology respectively, today announced the launch of ... new next-generation sequencing (NGS) testing panel. ...
(Date:3/17/2016)... 2016 ABI Research, the leader in ... biometrics market will reach more than $30 billion ... 2015. Consumer electronics, particularly smartphones, continue to boost ... to reach two billion shipments by 2021 at ... , Research Analyst at ABI Research. "Surveillance is ...
(Date:3/14/2016)... Florida , March 14, 2016 ... the growing mobile commerce market, announces the airing of a ... channels starting the week of March 21 st .  The ... CNBC, including its popular Squawk on the Street show. ... focused on the growing mobile commerce market, announces the airing ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:5/26/2016)... ... May 26, 2016 , ... After several ... Inc. at the City of Knowledge in Panama, a 6 year-old Duchenne’s ... the US earlier this year following FDA approval of a second application for ...
(Date:5/25/2016)... ... , ... Lajollacooks4u has become a rising hotspot for specialized team building events ... attractions. Fortune 500 companies, such as Illumina, Hewlett-Packard, Qualcomm and Elsevier, have traveled ... , Each event kicks off with an olive oil and salt-tasting competition. From ...
(Date:5/25/2016)... ... May 25, 2016 , ... Founder of the Fitzmaurice Hand ... and surgery of the hand by the National Board of Physicians and Surgeons, ... and beyond in his pursuit of providing the most comprehensive, effective treatment for ...
(Date:5/25/2016)... CITY, UTAH. (PRWEB) , ... May 25, 2016 , ... ... in healthcare information exchange, today announced that Charles W. Stellar has been named by ... WEDI’s interim CEO since January 2016. As an executive leader with more than 35 ...
Breaking Biology Technology: