DoD Tick-Borne Disease Research Program Idea Award

June 12, 2017

The U.S. Department of Defense Tick-Borne Disease Research Program (TBDRP) aims to prevent tick-borne diseases and better diagnose and resolve associated illnesses. TBDRP was established in FY 2016 to support innovative and impactful research that addresses [Read more]

Biosensors, Biomarkers & Diagnostics 2017

November 25, 2016

Select Bio’s Biosensors, Biomarkers & Diagnostics 2017 conference will be held May 25-26, 2017 in Bengaluru, India. This conference covers talks on novel biosensors and biomarkers, molecular pathway involved in the pathophysiology of [Read more]

Ebola Survivors: New Study Yields Clues

June 30, 2016

A first-of-its-kind Ebola study by researchers at Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Emory University School of Medicine, and University of Nebraska Medical Center has revealed clues as to how some [Read more]

Tick-Borne Disease Research Program

May 2, 2016

The Department of Defense (DoD) Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP) has announced $5 million in funding available to support the recently established Tick-Borne Disease Research Program (TBDRP). There are currently at least [Read more]

Biodefense World Summit 2016

April 8, 2016

The Knowledge Foundation’s Second Annual Biodefense World Summit will take place June 27-30, 2016 in Baltimore, Maryland. The event brings together leaders from government, academia, and industry for compelling discussions and comprehensive [Read more]

EPFL’s Portable Rapid Microfluidic Device

February 23, 2016

Over the past several years, microfluidic devices have shown extraordinary potential in the area of diagnostics with potential utility for resource-limited areas and epidemic biosurveillance. At the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale De Lausanne [Read more]

Biodefense Headlines – Feb 7, 2016

February 7, 2016

See what we’re reading this week at Global Biodefense on topics including the race for Zika countermeasures, thermostable vaccine development, and rapid assays for botulinum neurotoxins. BIODEFENSE POLICY & PRACTICES Gene wars: targeted mutations [Read more]

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