The Zika Threat

ASM Acts to Counter Zika Virus Outbreak.

The Zika Diaries

Follow Dr. Vincent Racaniello’s lab as they work on Zika
at his Columbia University lab.

Read a Book Chapter about Zika Virus

Werner Slenczka presents an overview of Zika Virus in the book Emerging Infections 10, just published by ASM Press.
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January 27-29, 2014 | Washington, DC
Washington Marriott Wardman Park

The Meeting's website is currently under
 and will open in early November.

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Watch Late-Breaking Session from the 2013 Meeting!


Emergence of a New Pathogenic Coronavirus:
Are We Witnessing the Beginning of Another SARS like Pandemic, or Not!

As technology changes and research evolves, biodefense professionals
are being challenged to move faster to respond to the growing threat
of bioterrorism and infectious diseases.

Join fellow scientists, physicians, public health researchers, and
policymakers from around the world to shape the future of biodefense.

State-of-the-art presentations will cover topics such as:

•    Biothreat Agents
•    Vaccines
•    Detection and Diagnostic Procedures
•    Animal and Plant Pathogens
•    Global Surveillance

For complete program details and updates, please stay tuned
to this page. 

Important dates:
Abstract Submission Deadline | November 4, 2013
Registration Open to Premium Members | November 14, 2013
Registration Open to All | November 21, 2013
Discounted Pre-Registration Deadline | January 8, 2014
Hotel Reservation Deadline | January 13, 2014