International Conference on Biothreats and Biodefense (Biodefense-2012)

Venue: DoudleTree by Hilton, Chicago

Location: Chicago, Illinois, United States

Event Date/Time: Oct 15, 2012 End Date/Time: Oct 17, 2012
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Biodefense-2012 will be the scientific platform for bringing together the international community sharing the agenda of developing transformative countermeasures for known and unknown biothreats. The conference not only puts forth the ideas from scientific community but also welcomes the policy makers to explain the scientific decisions in the sociological context.

Biodefense-2012 will serve the methodological ground for researchers and policymakers to discuss the materialistic concepts and take a holistic approach to address the challenges posed by technologies and new and re-emerging diseases. Attendants of the conference will have the opportunity to interact with leading researchers from academia, corporate and defense organizations in the various scientific disciplines like Formal Sciences, Applied Sciences, Natural Sciences and Social Sciences emphasizing the areas of Rapid Pathogen Identification, Vaccine and Therapeutic Countermeasure Development, Disease Outbreak Modelling and Biodefense Policy Implementation.


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Conference highlights the following topics: • Public Health and Infectious Diseases concerning to Known and Unknown Biothreats • Epidemiology and Outbreak Modelling of Diseases • Developing Scientific Tools for Biosurveillance and Pathogen Characterization • Biothreat Detection and Characterization • Government Policy and Legal Aspects • Challenges of Emerging Biothreats and Future Prospects