Nanotechnology Now

Our NanoNews Digest Sponsors


Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button

Home > Press > Sample Preparation for Virus, Toxin & Pathogen Detection & Identification

Abstract:
Critical Issues in Sample Preparation for Pathogen Detection to be Discussed by Leading Organizations in San Diego from April 4-5

Sample Preparation for Virus, Toxin & Pathogen Detection & Identification

Boston, MA | Posted on February 9th, 2011

February 8, 2011 - The Knowledge Foundation has released the Program details for the 4th Sample Prep conference which will be held at the Hilton Resort & Spa in San Diego, CA from April 4-5, 2011.

Sample Prep is an internationally recognized event for experts in sample preparation for detection and identification of viruses, toxins and pathogens. This conference will address the major issues and state-of-the-art in the technologies for real-world sample preparation. Specific topics to be explored when world leaders convene for this high-level symposium include:

* The Critical Role of Sample Prep in Biodefense
* Improvements in Automated Nucleic Acid Extraction & Purification
* Clinical and Point-of-Care Applications for Advanced Sample Prep Technologies
* Overcoming Sample Prep Challenges for Food & Water Safety
* Advances in Microfluidic Technologies for Sample Preparation
* Integrating Sample Prep and Detection into Commercial Systems

Distinguished Speaker Faculty

* David S. Alburty, InnovaPrep LLC
* Kingsley Amoako, PhD, Canadian Food Inspection Agency
* Byron Brehm-Stecher, PhD, Iowa State University
* Robert E. Carlson, PhD, Receptors LLC
* Gabriele Christoffel, Qiagen GmbH
* D. Michael Connolly, PhD, Integrated Nano-Technologies, LLC
* Loganathan Doraisamy, PhD, Menon & Associates, Inc.
* Sandra M. Gaston, PhD, Harvard Medical School
* Thomas Haiqing Gong, PhD, Nanyang Technological University
* Kelly D. Goodwin, PhD, National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration
* Michael J. Heller, PhD, University of California San Diego
* Milena Iacobelli Martinez, PhD, ICx Biosystems
* David Kelso, PhD, Northwestern University
* Hanyoup Kim, PhD, Sandia National Laboratories
* Catherine Klapperich, PhD, Boston University
* Andre Marziali, PhD, Boreal Genomics Inc. & University of British Columbia
* Andrew E. Page, InnovaPrep LLC
* Sébastien Ribault, PhD, Millipore SAS
* Patrick Sislian, PhD, Deton Corp.
* Len Vanderbosch, Invitek GmbH

####

About The Knowledge Foundation
The Knowledge Foundation integrates scientific ingenuity and real-world applications by fostering collaborative research at the rapidly changing intersection of science and business. Known for providing members of its Technology Commercialization Alliance with direct and unbiased state-of-the-art scientific information, the Knowledge Foundation is uniquely qualified to provide wider exposure for important developments in the emerging fields of alternative energy, nanotechnology, and chemical/biological detection technologies.

For more information, please click here

Contacts:
Knowledge Foundation
18 Webster Street
Brookline, MA 02446
Phone: (617) 232-7400
Fax: (617) 232-9171

Copyright © The Knowledge Foundation

If you have a comment, please Contact us.

Issuers of news releases, not 7th Wave, Inc. or Nanotechnology Now, are solely responsible for the accuracy of the content.

Bookmark:
Delicious Digg Newsvine Google Yahoo Reddit Magnoliacom Furl Facebook

Related News Press

News and information

New remote-controlled microrobots for medical operations July 23rd, 2016

New superconducting coil improves MRI performance: UH-led research offers higher resolution, shorter scan time July 23rd, 2016

New probe developed for improved high resolution measurement of brain temperature: Improved accuracy could allow researchers to measure brain temperature in times of trauma when small deviations in temperature can lead to additional brain injury July 23rd, 2016

Quantum drag:University of Iowa physicist says current in one iron magnetic sheet can create quantized spin waves in another, separate sheet July 22nd, 2016

Microfluidics/Nanofluidics

Researchers invent 'smart' thread that collects diagnostic data when sutured into tissue: Advances could pave way for new generation of implantable and wearable diagnostics July 18th, 2016

Droplets finally all the same size -- in a nanodroplet library June 20th, 2016

NanoLabNL boosts quality of research facilities as Dutch Toekomstfonds invests firmly June 10th, 2016

Little ANTs: Researchers build the world's tiniest engine May 3rd, 2016

Announcements

New remote-controlled microrobots for medical operations July 23rd, 2016

New superconducting coil improves MRI performance: UH-led research offers higher resolution, shorter scan time July 23rd, 2016

New probe developed for improved high resolution measurement of brain temperature: Improved accuracy could allow researchers to measure brain temperature in times of trauma when small deviations in temperature can lead to additional brain injury July 23rd, 2016

Quantum drag:University of Iowa physicist says current in one iron magnetic sheet can create quantized spin waves in another, separate sheet July 22nd, 2016

Military

Scientists develop way to upsize nanostructures into light, flexible 3-D printed materials: Virginia Tech, Livermore National Lab researchers develop hierarchical 3-D printed metallic materials July 20th, 2016

Rice's 'antenna-reactor' catalysts offer best of both worlds: Technology marries light-harvesting nanoantennas to high-reaction-rate catalysts July 18th, 2016

'Green' electronic materials produced with synthetic biology July 16th, 2016

New method can identify chemical warfare agents more easily: The method could help governments protect people from horrifying toxic effects July 15th, 2016

Food/Agriculture/Supplements

Graphene-infused packaging is a million times better at blocking moisture July 15th, 2016

The use of nanoparticles and bioremediation to decontaminate polluted soils June 14th, 2016

VentureLab nanotechnology startup wins TechConnect Innovation Award June 2nd, 2016

Common nanoparticle has subtle effects on oxidative stress genes May 11th, 2016

Water

Electricity generated with water, salt and a 3-atoms-thick membrane: EPFL researchers have developed a system that generates electricity from osmosis with unparalleled efficiency. Their work, featured in Nature, uses seawater, fresh water, and a new type of membrane just 3 atoms July 15th, 2016

Bouncing droplets remove contaminants like pogo jumpers: Researchers at Duke University and the University of British Columbia are exploring whether surfaces can shed dirt without being subjected to fragile coatings July 7th, 2016

Mille-feuille-filter removes viruses from water May 19th, 2016

First single-enzyme method to produce quantum dots revealed: Biological manufacturing process, pioneered by three Lehigh University engineers, produces equivalent quantum dots to those made chemically--but in a much greener, cheaper way May 9th, 2016

Events/Classes

Nanometrics Announces Upcoming Investor Events July 20th, 2016

n-tech Research Announces August 3, 2016 Date for Smart Coatings Webinar July 18th, 2016

Instrumented Indentation Expert Addresses Trends with Industry Leaders: Leading nanoindentation expert hosts webinar discussing theory and practice of instrumented indentation July 14th, 2016

SUNY Poly Celebrates Its 10th Year Exhibiting at SEMICON West with Cutting Edge Developments in Integrated Photonics and Power Electronics July 8th, 2016

Nanobiotechnology

New remote-controlled microrobots for medical operations July 23rd, 2016

Nanoparticle versus cancer: Scientists have created nanoparticles which cure cancer harmlessly July 22nd, 2016

New reaction for the synthesis of nanostructures July 21st, 2016

Research examines how to optimize nanoparticles for efficient drug delivery July 21st, 2016

NanoNews-Digest
The latest news from around the world, FREE




  Premium Products
NanoNews-Custom
Only the news you want to read!
 Learn More
NanoTech-Transfer
University Technology Transfer & Patents
 Learn More
NanoStrategies
Full-service, expert consulting
 Learn More











ASP
Nanotechnology Now Featured Books




NNN

The Hunger Project







Car Brands
Buy website traffic