Session I: Assessing Our Understanding of the Threats

Moderator: Joshua Lederberg, The Rockefeller University

10:15

Anthrax

Arthur Friedlander, U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases

10:45

Smallpox

Peter Jahrling, U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases

11:15

Tularemia and Plague

David Dennis, NCID, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

11:45

Botulinum Toxin

Stephen Arnon, Infant Botulism Treatment and Prevention Program, California Department of Health Services

12:15 pm

Innovative Surveillance Methods for Monitoring Dangerous Pathogens

Patrick Kelley, Walter Reed Army Institute for Research

1:00

Lunch

Session II: Vaccines: Development, Production, Supply, and Procurement Issues

Moderator: Carole Heilman, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

2:00

Vaccines for Threatening Agents: Ensuring the Availability of Countermeasures to Bioterrorism

Philip Russell, Office of the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services

2:30

The Department of Defense and the Development and Procurement of Vaccines Against Dangerous Pathogens: A Role in the Military and Civilian Sector?

Anna Johnson-Winegar, Office of the Secretary of Defense, Chemical and Biological Matters



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