International Conference on
Biothreats & Biodefense
October 15-17, 2012 DoubleTree by Hilton Chicago-North Shore, USA

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    OMICS Group invites all the participants across the globe to attend the International Conference on Biothreats and Biodefense during October 15-17, 2012 at DoubleTree by Hilton, Chicago, USA.

    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.
    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  
    Special Issues    
    All accepted abstracts will be published in respective OMICS Group Journals Each abstract will be provided with Digital Object Identifier by spl Issue
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    To Collaborate Scientific Professionals around the World
    Dates of the Conference
    October 15-17, 2012
    Venue of the Conference
    DoubleTree by Hilton, Chicago, USA
    Making Research Safer by Combating the Threats from Forms of Life
    Speaker Opportunity
    Day 1
    Day 2
    Day 3
    Poster Opportunity
    Tentative Program
    Tentative Program
    Renowned Speakers
    speaker Stef Stienstra
    Royal Dutch Navy, Netherlands

    speaker Richard Jaffe
    Department of Health and Human Services, USA

    speaker Randall S. Murch
    Virginia Tech University , USA

    speaker Kei Amemiya
    Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases , USA

    speaker John D. Loike
    Columbia University, USA

    speaker Laura A. Kwinn
    Department of Health and Human Services , USA

    speaker Subroto Chatterjee
    Johns Hopkins University, USA

    speaker Tim Trevan
    International Council for the Life Sciences, USA

    speaker Peter M. Rabinovich
    Yale University School of Medicine , USA

    speaker Syed A. Hashsham
    Michigan State University, USA

    speaker Bernd Klaubert
    Central Institute of the Bundeswehr Medical Service, Germany

    speaker Todd H. Rider
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

    speaker Joseph Kanabrocki
    University of Chicago, USA

    speaker Irimpan I. Mathews
    Stanford University , USA

    speaker Katja Mertens
    Institute of Bacterial Infections and Zoonoses , Germany

    speaker Dermot Cox
    Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland

    speaker Aurelio Bonavia
    Theraclone-Sciences, USA

    speaker Igor Smirnov
    Global Quantech Inc., USA

    speaker Jochebed Ade-Oshifogun
    Chicago State University, USA

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