ASM Biothreats

We are proud to provide you with coverage of the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) annual Biothreats conference where the focuses ranges from pathogen research to biological threat reduction and policy development. GMU Schar Biodefense supports attendance for several students to encourage knowledge building and career development, as well as providing coverage for our readers.

Below you can find the links to the annual pages covering the conference.

2020– Summaries from panels and conversations during the 2019-nCoV outbreak, innovations in Biothreats detection, international collaboration, MSF, surveillance methods, and smallpox countermeasures.

2019 – Recaps from sessions on international perspectives on biodefense, WHO roadmaps, keynote speakers, converging technologies and emerging risks, R&D, biological agents in the field, Clade X, etc.

2018 – Coverage ranges from the international landscape of biodefense, to artificial intelligence for biosurveillance, relationships between governments,  science, as well as reducing biothreats through OneHealth, and more!

2017 – Topics include international collaboration against biological threats, predicting emergency by understanding the past, pandemic preparedness talks by Dr. Fauci, and more!