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Help Design the 2020 ASM Biothreats Program

The 2020 ASM Biothreats meeting, January 28–30, in Arlington, Virginia, will focus on what’s new in high consequence pathogen research. 

We are seeking experts in academia, industry and government to present and discuss the latest developments in this emerging field. Help contribute to the program by submitting a session proposal by July 29. 

Important Dates

Abstract Submission Opens: September 9
Abstract Submission Closes: October 21

About Arlington

Arlington, Virginia sits on the banks of the Potomac River across from the nation's capital. There's so much to explore in one of the most popular cities in the Greater Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. Experience outdoor festivals, revel in historic memorials, dine in chic cafes, view iconic landmarks and more when you visit for 2020 ASM Biothreats. 

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Program Committee

Jason Huntley, Co-Chair
University of Toledo, Toledo, OH 

Anthony Griffiths, Co-Chair
Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

Matthew Lawrenz
University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY


Anna Honko
Vaccine Research Center, NIAID/NIH, Washington, DC

Carol Sabourin
Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), Washington, DC

Monica Borucki
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA


Alfredo Torres
University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX

H. Carl Gelhaus
MRI Global, Kansas City, MO