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  CHI's RESEARCH, TECHNOLOGIES, AND APPLICATIONS IN BIODEFENSE  
  June 04, 2002

Biotechnology

 
     
  Cambridge Heathtech Institute, McLean, Virginia
November 4-5, 2002


Knowledge and understanding gained through advances in biotechnology can be leveraged in biodefense research to protect humans, animals, and agricultural crops against intentional use of pathogens. This conference will present the latest research and technologies to improve specificity, sensitivity, and speed for detecting, identifying, and characterizing pathogens. It will also address efforts to create novel vaccines and therapeutics, to characterize host cell response and stimulate innate immunity, and to develop effective decontamination methods.

 
 
Organized by: CHI
Invited Speakers: Ms. Sue Payton, U.S. Department of Defense
Dr. J. Patrick Fitch, Ph.D., Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Dr. Lloyd J. Whitman, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory
Dr. Charles Lieber, Harvard University
Dr. Dennis Klinman, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Dr. Arthur M. Krieg, Coley Pharmaceutical Group
Dr. Kathryn Sykes, Eliance Biotechnology, Inc.
Dr. S. Benjamin Hua, Genetastix Corporation
Dr. James D. Marks, University of California, San Francisco
Dr. Davin Potts, United Devices, Inc.
 
Deadline for Abstracts: Poster abstracts: October 4, 2002
 
Registration: Available on-line
E-mail: jlaakso@healthtech.com
 
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