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Biothreats 2017: Research, Response, and Policy

February 6, 2017 - February 8, 2017

ASM Biothreats 2017

The 2017 ASM Biothreats: Research, Response, and Policy meeting will be held February 6–8, 2017 in Washington, DC.

The event will cover relevant topics in basic and applied research; public health, emergency response and preparedness; and biosecurity, government, and policy responses. The exchange between these multidisciplinary communities will shape the future of this very important field.

Highlighted sessions include:

  • Response Team Training in The High-Risk Environment
  • National Bioterror Emergency Response Preparedness
  • Pandemic Preparedness: Lessons Learned
  • Synthetic Biology: Defense Perspectives
  • Transporting Patients with Highly Contagious Diseases
  • Biocontainment Labs Accreditation/Certification Needs
  • Collaborations to Defend Against Biological Weapons: The UK/US Experience

Please visit ASM’s Biothreats 2017 website for more information.


February 6, 2017
February 8, 2017
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Marriott Wardman Park
2660 Woodley Rd NW
Washington, DC 20008 United States
(202) 328-2000
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American Society for Microbiology (ASM)
American Society for Microbiology (ASM)