16th Biodetection Technologies

Venue: Arlington

Location: Arlington, Virginia, United States

Event Date/Time: Jun 17, 2010 End Date/Time: Jun 17, 2010
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16th Biodetection Technologies 17 - 18 June 2010 Arlington, Virginia, USA Biodetection Technologies is an internationally recognized event for experts in detection and identification of biological and chemical threats and will explore the latest R&D developments as well as ready-to-market systems for major biothreat detection, identification, and analysis both in the field and at the point-of-care. http://www.knowledgefoundation.com This years keynote address will be delivered by Dr. Michael V. Walter, BioWatch Program Manager at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Dr. Walter will discuss lessons learned from technological problems, the current status of BioWatch Gen-3 sensor-type technologies, and plans for Gen-4 advanced systems. Other Program topics include: - Point-of-care applications for pathogen, virus & threat detection & identification - Technological challenges for rapid, early, specific & sensitive detection - Role of nanotechnology and system miniaturization - MEMS & bioMEMS - Use of biochip technology - micro- & nanofluidics - Bioinformatics for biodefense - Field-deployable devices: portability/compatibility eliability/scalability - Reagentless vs. reagent biodetection systems - Non-PCR vs. PCR based detection techniques Enquiries: dmello@knowledgefoundation.com