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Biodetection Technologies, 6th Edition, New Publication Release from The Knowledge Press

The 6th edition in Detection Technology series is an internationally recognized publication for experts in detection & identification of biological threats and explores the latest in R&D developments.

 
PRLog - Mar. 18, 2010 - BOSTON -- BOSTON, MA –  The Knowledge Press, a division of The Knowledge Foundation released the Biodetection Technologies, Technological Responses to Biological Threats, 6th Edition.

The 6th edition in our Detection Technology series is an internationally recognized publication for experts in detection & identification of biological threats. This 330 page publication is available in Print or CD-ROM ($299) or online download ($199) and explores the latest R&D developments including:
Point-of-care/clinical applications for pathogen/virus/threat detection and identification
• Technological challenges for rapid/early/specific sensitive detection
• Role of nanotechnology and system miniaturization
• Bioinformatics for biodefense
• Reducing false positives vs.detector sensitivity
• Field-deployable devices: portability/compatibility/reliability/scalability
• Reagentless vs. reagent biodetection systems
• Non-PCR vs. PCR based detection techniques
• Advances in microarray and sequencing technologies
• Issues of sensitivity/testing/evaluation/validation

DISTINGUISHED AUTHORS INCLUDE:
Chapter 1: Multiplex Real-Time PCR Assay Design for Pathogen Detection, Quantification and Speciation, by Robert S. Tebbs, PhD, Staff Scientist, Applied Biosystems
Chapter 2: Multiplexed Diagnostic Assays for Viral Pathogens of Cattle and Swine, by Max V. Rasmussen, PhD, Biomedical Scientist, Biosciences Defense Division, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Chapter 3: Challenges for Sample Preparation and Pathogen Detection: Perspectives from the Food Industry, by Daniel R. DeMarco, PhD, Senior Research Microbiologist, DuPont Qualicon
Chapter 4: Rapid and On-Demand Detection and Characterization of Staphylococci Causing Bloodstream Infections, by Yi-Wei Tang, PhD, Associate Professor of Pathology and Medicine, Director, Molecular Infectious Diseases Laboratory, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Chapter 5: Immunochemical Technologies for Replacement of Rodent Bioassays in Sensitive Detection of Toxins in Foods, by John Mark Carter, PhD, Research Leader, Foodborne Contaminants Research Unit, Agricultural Research Service, US Department of Agriculture
Chapter 6: SCODA Electrophoresis for Biomolecule Concentration, by Andre Marziali, PhD, President and CSO, Boreal Genomics Inc., Canada
Chapter 7: High Efficiency Bio-Agent Recovery from Simulated Environmental Surfaces with Robust Liquid Rinse Vacuum Collection System, by Jared G. Maughan, Vice President of Microbiology & Operations, Microbial-Vac Systems, Inc.
Chapter 8: Simple, Rapid Visual Indicator of Microbial Contamination, by Stephanie M. Martin, PhD, Senior Research Scientist, Kimberly-Clark Corporation
Chapter 9: Nanoparticles and Quantum Dots for Biodiagnostic Applications, by Arnold Kell, PhD, and Benoit Simard, PhD, Principal Research Officer, Steacie Institute for Molecular Sciences, National Research Council, Canada
Chapter 10: Point-Of-Care Detection of Staphylococcal Enterotoxins, by Hugh Bruck, PhD, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Maryland
Chapter 11: Low Cost, LED-Based xMAP Analyzer for Multiplexed Diagnosis and Environmental Detection of Biological Agents, by Amy L. Altman, PhD, Director, Extramural Research Office, Luminex Corporation
Chapter 12: Intelligent Wound Management: In-situ Sensors to Detect Infection, by Duncan Sharp, PhD, Research Associate, Nottingham Trent University, United Kingdom
Chapter 13: Development of the BioSeeq-Clinical System, Providing “Sample in, answer out” PCR Testing Capability for Point-of-Care Diagnosis, by John W. Czajka, PhD, MBA, Director Technology Development, Smiths Detection Diagnostics
Chapter 14: Taking Biological Detectors to the Sample: A Paradigm Shift for Sample Preparation, by Charles C. Young, PhD, Senior Staff Scientist, The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
Chapter 15: Bacteriophage Based Signal Amplification: The Solution to Noise Pollution, by Lawrence D. Goodridge, PhD, Assistant Professor of Food Microbiology, Dept of Animal Sciences, Colorado State University
Chapter 16: Five Questions to Answer before Implementing Biological Field Testing, by Kathryn Hansen, Bioterriorism Response,Microbial Diseases Lab, California Department of Public Health
Chapter 17: Early Warning of Microbiological Contamination of Water, by Yuliya Shakalisava, PhD, Research Fellow, Chemical Sciences - Adaptive Sensors Group, Dublin City University, Ireland

About The Knowledge Foundation & The Knowledge Press:
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 additional information:

Contact: Heather Barna
The Knowledge Press
18 Webster St
Brookline, MA 02446
Tel: 617.232.7400 x210
Fax: 617.232.9171
hbarna@knowledgefoundation.com
www.knowledgepress.com  - www.knowledgefoundation.com

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The Knowledge Foundation & The Knowledge Press 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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