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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.

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