The 2017 ASM Biothreats conference, formerly known as the ASM Biodefense and Emerging Diseases Research Meeting, will be held February 6–8, 2017 in Washington, DC.
ASM Biothreats will cover a wide-range of biological threats and emerging infectious diseases to stimulate knowledge-sharing among stakeholders in academia, industry and government.
Highlighted sessions include:
- Managing the Dual Threats of Lassa Fever and Ebola in West Africa
- International Collaborations to Defend Against Biological Weapons
- Mechanisms of Bacterial Pathogenesis: Drivers of Novel Medical Countermeasures
- Predicting Emergence by Understanding the Past
- Response Team Training in The High-Risk Environment
- National Bioterror Emergency Response Preparedness
- Emerging Parasitic Diseases: Pathogenic Mechanisms and Potential for New Control Measures
- Pandemic Preparedness: Lessons Learned
- Synthetic Biology: Defense Perspectives
- Transporting Patients with Highly Contagious Diseases
- Accreditation/Certification Needs for Process for Biocontainment Labs
- In Vivo Physiologic Monitoring: Advancing Infectious Disease Research Through Translational Endpoints Captured from Wireless Monitoring Methods
- Role of Genomics Emerging and Infectious Disease Surveillance
- Vector Control – Is There Hope on The Horizon?
- Melioidosis: A Disease Model for Translating Research and Response into Policy
- Understanding Host Immune Responses During Infection and Implications on Vaccine Development
- Licensure Under the FDA Animal Rule: A Path to Success
- Zika Virus in The Americas
Please visit the ASM Biothreats 2017 website for more information and to register.