Friday, September 17, 2021
News on Pathogens and Preparedness

Advancing Gender Perspectives in the Biological Weapons Convention

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The International Gender Champions Disarmament Impact Group and the BWC Implementation Support Unit welcome you to an interactive discussion on 27 May on the relevance of gender perspectives to the implementation of the Biological Weapons Convention. The discussion will address recent initiatives to improve women’s meaningful participation in the BWC, as well as research on […]

Maximum Containment Labs Around the World

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Join Dr. Filippa Lentzos and Dr. Gregory D. Koblentz for a briefing on 27 May 2021 on a new resource on global BSL4 labs and biorisk management policies. This public webinar, held on the side lines of the seventy-fourth World Health Assembly meeting, will launch globalbiolabs.org, an interactive web-based map of global Biosafety Level-4 facilities […]

Pivotal Interfaces of Environmental Health and Infectious Disease Research to Inform Responses to Outbreaks

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This workshop will explore how environmental health tools, technologies, and methodologies can be leveraged to inform real-time public health decision making about infectious disease outbreaks, epidemics, and pandemics. The workshop may feature several case studies of infectious disease outbreaks for which spread and exposure is mediated, in part, by environmental pollution and conditions. An ad […]

New Approaches and Concepts in Microbiology

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The New Approaches and Concepts in Microbiology will take place 7-9 July 2021 in a virtual format. The event will cover a broad range of topics in microbiology, including antibiotic-related research, bacterial communities and microbiome, cell biology, regulation & signalling, pathogenesis and evolution. Emphasis will be placed on novel approaches and technologies (from systems-based to […]

The Integrated Chemical Environment: Computational Tools and Curated Data to Support Toxicity Assessment

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The Office of Data Science of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences will present a webinar on “The Integrated Chemical Environment: Computational Tools and Curated Data to Support Toxicity Assessment” on Wednesday, August 18, at 11:00 a.m. EDT. The National Toxicology Program's Integrated Chemical Environment (ICE) provides access to high-quality, curated, regulatory-relevant toxicological and […]

Enabling Point-of-Care Diagnostics

Grand Hyatt Washington 1000 H St NWWashington DC,
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CHI’s Annual Enabling Point-of-Care Diagnostics program, part of the Next Generation Dx Summit, will take place August 24-25, 2021 with flexible virtual and in-person participation options. Point-of-care testing stands to revolutionize all aspects of medicine by providing rapid test results, patient access to data and a broad range of tests available. The need for self-testing […]

Advanced Diagnostics for Infectious Disease

Grand Hyatt Washington 1000 H St NWWashington DC,
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CHI’s 13th Annual Advanced Diagnostics for Infectious Disease, part of the Next Generation Dx Summit, will take place August 25-26, 2021 with flexible virtual and in-person participation options. Leaders working in the clinical lab, research, biotech, and pharma will come together to showcase the latest in diagnostic technology and find solutions for the biggest challenges […]

Red-Teaming the Post-Covid-19 Biological Weapon Threat Landscape

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Join us on August 26 for a CSWMD Spotlight Webinar on “Red Teaming the Post-COVID-19 Biological Weapons Threat Landscape” with Gary Ackerman and Ted Plasse. The Spotlight speakers will describe a project that utilized Asynchronous Strategic Dynamics Red Teaming (ASDyRT) to investigate the extent to which COVID-19 might impact the strategic decision making of 30 […]

2021 Federal Wearables Summit

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The 2021 Federal Wearables Summit is a broad effort supported by several federal agencies and intended to bring the discussion on wearable sensors for monitoring health and health quality closer to all people. The Summit is open to the public and will address issues of interest, such as the perspectives of patients and medical care […]