Agenda & Videos

0700 – 1600
Lobby
Registration & Conference Information
0700 – 1200
Exhibit Hall B
Poster Dismantle
0800 – 0900
Grand Ballroom
Keynote Speaker: Mr. Rickey Smith
Deputy Chief of Staff, G-9
U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command
0900 – 0930
Break
0930 – 1130
AM Parallel Sessions
Session 1:
Advances in Protection | Rm 101
DTRA Session Chair: Mr. Salvatore Clementi
    • Thursday AM Session1
    0930-1000

    Trade-off Analysis between Chemical Protection and Thermal Burden for CB Protective Suits

    Nicholas Dugan, Natick Soldier Research Development and Engineering Center
    • Thursday AM Session1
    1000-1030

    Designing CB Garment Hoods to Improve Interface with JSGPM Mask

    Stephanie Tew, Battelle Memorial Institute
    • Thursday AM Session1
    1030-1100

    Porton Man; Evolving System-level Protective Clothing Assessments Using Real-time Dosimetry

    Jaime Cummins, Defence Science Technology Laboratory
    • Thursday AM Session1
    1100-1130

    First Full-Scale Demonstration of Image-Based Quantification for Aerosol Protective Performance of Chemical-Biological Garments

    Howard Walls, Research Triangle Institute
Session 2:
Immune Modeling for Vaccine Development | Rm 102
DTRA Session Chair: Dr. Ashley Triplett
    • Thursday AM Session2
    0930-1000

    Creating and Applying a Cross-species Immune Reference: Humans, Non-human Primates, and Mice Profiled by Mass Cytometry at Baseline, During, and After Viral Infection

    David McIlwain, Stanford University
    • Thursday AM Session2
    1000-1030

    Immunological Assessment of Burkholderia Pseudomallei OMV Vaccine Candidates in the Human in Vitro Biomimetic MIMIC® System

    Janice Moser, Sanofi Pasteur VaxDesign
    • Thursday AM Session2
    1030-1100

    Within-host Computational Modelling of Biological Warfare Agents

    Joe Gillard, Defence Science & Technology Laboratory
    • Thursday AM Session2
    1100-1130

    Characterizing Changes in Antibody Responses in the Delayed Fractional Dose Regimen for the RTS,S Malaria Vaccine

    Sidhartha Chaudhury, U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command
Session 3:
Hazard Prediction and Warning | Rm 103
DTRA Session Chair: Mr. Rick Fry
    • Thursday AM Session3
    0930-1000

    Overview of the Jack Rabbit II Chlorine Field Trials

    Thomas Spicer, University of Arkansas
    • Thursday AM Session3
    1000-1030

    Model-to-Data Comparisons of Pressurized Liquid Chlorine Transport into Buildings and Vehicles

    Michael Sohn, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
    • Thursday AM Session3
    1030-1100

    Outdoor and Indoor Hazards in Urban Areas: Current Position and Further Challenges

    Steven Herring, Defence Science and Technology Laboratory
    • Thursday AM Session3
    1100-1130

    A Simulation Platform for Real-Time, Buildings-Aware, Contaminant Transport

    Michael Sohn, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Session 4:
Predicting Acute Systemic Toxicity of Chemical Agents | Rm 104A
DTRA Session Chair: Dr. Alison Director-Myska
    • Thursday AM Session4
    0930-1000

    A National Strategy to Ensure Relevant Science for Regulatory Acceptance and Industry Adoption

    Nicole Kleinstreuer, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
    • Thursday AM Session4
    1000-1030

    Toxicity Characterization Framework in Support of CRISTAL

    Kyle Glover, Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA)/U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center (ECBC)
    • Thursday AM Session4
    1030-1100

    Artificial Intelligence Applied to CB Threat Characterization and Mitigation

    Jessen Yu, Numerate, Inc.
    • Thursday AM Session4
    1100-1130

    The Use of In Vitro and In Silico Technologies for Predicting Human Pharmacology and Toxicology of Carfentanil

    Michael Feasel, U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center (ECBC)
Session 5:
Host-Based Biomarkers for Early Diagnosis of Exposure or Infection | Rm 104B
DTRA Session Chair: Dr. Nate Adams
    • Thursday AM Session5
    0930-1000

    Characterization of the Plasma Proteomic Response During EBOV Infection in Rhesus Macaques

    Lisa Cazares, US. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases
    • Thursday AM Session5
    1000-1030

    The Expression of Early Host Biomarkers Predicts Outcome Before Sepsis Diagnosis: A Large Study of Sepsis in Elective Surgery Patients

    Roman Lukaszewski, Defence Science & Technology Laboratory
    • Thursday AM Session5
    1030-1100

    Host Inflammatory Biomarkers for Guiding Antibiotic treatment in Melioidosis Patients

    Mohan Natesan, U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases
    • Thursday AM Session5
    1100-1130

    A Novel Host Protein-based Assay and Point-of-care Platform for Rapidly Distinguishing Between Bacterial and Viral Infections

    Eran Eden, MeMed
Session 6:
Using Synthetic Biology to Develop Novel Therapies and Understand Threats | Rm 104C
DTRA Session Co-chairs: Dr. Brian Pate & Mr. Dale Taylor
    • Thursday AM Session6
    0930-1000

    A Synthetic Biology Approach To Develop An Antimicrobial Peptide Therapeutic Strategy For The Treatment Of Encephalitic Alphavirus Infection

    Aarthi Narayanan, George Mason University
    • Thursday AM Session6
    1000-1030

    Development of a Dual CRISPR Interference System as a Means to Combat Antimicrobial Resistance in Bacteria

    Nicholas Backes, Iowa State University
    • Thursday AM Session6
    1030-1100

    Rapid Design and Synthesis of Glycoprotein Therapeutics and Vaccines

    Weston Kightlinger, Northwestern University
    • Thursday AM Session6
    1100-1130

    Novel Microfluidic Droplet Analytic Pipeline for Virus Threats

    Jared Evans, Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory
1130 – 1330
Exhibit Hall B
Lunch On Own – Concession Available in Exhibit Hall B and Promenade Café
1200 – 1600
Exhibit Hall B
Exhibit Dismantle
1330 – 1530
PM Parallel Sessions
Session 1:
Advances in Protection | Rm 101
DTRA Session Chair: Dr. Charles Bass
    • Thursday PM Session1
    1330-1400

    Mechanically-Strong, Large-Area Carbon Nanotube Membranes for Breathable and Protective Garments

    Francesco Fornasiero, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
    • Thursday PM Session1
    1400-1430

    Guard Bed for Extending the Service Life of a CP Filter

    Michael Knapke, Guild Associates, Inc.
    • Thursday PM Session1
    1430-1500

    Material Solutions for Integration in a Tactical All-Hazards Ensemble

    Nazli El Samaloty, Natick Soldier Research Development and Engineering Center
    • Thursday PM Session1
    1500-1530

    User Feedback of the Full Spectrum Respiratory Protection System Concept Simulator

    David Caretti, U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center (ECBC)
Session 2:
Beyond Plates: Rapid, Automated Diagnosis of Antimicrobial Resistance | Rm 102
DTRA Session Chair: Dr. Diane Dutt
    • Thursday PM Session2
    1330-1400

    Single Bacteria Metabolism as a Rapid Electrical Fingerprint

    Chris Puleo, General Electric - Global Research
    • Thursday PM Session2
    1400-1430

    Microbial VOC fingerprints: Metabolomic Signatures of Biothreat Agents with and without Antibiotic Resistance

    Robin Couch, George Mason University
    • Thursday PM Session2
    1430-1500

    Rapid, Point-of-Need Antimicrobial Resistance Profiling Using Novel in vitro CAPTURE™ Diagnostic

    Paula Koelle, GeneCapture, Inc.
    • Thursday PM Session2
    1500-1530

    Pathogen-specific Phenotypic Antibiotic Susceptibility Test Directly from Clinical Samples in as Fast as 30 Minutes Using Digital SlipChip Quantification

    Rustem Ismagilov, California Institute of Technology
Session 3:
Hazard Prediction and Warning | Rm 103
DTRA Session Chair: Mr. Rick Fry
    • Thursday PM Session3
    1330-1400

    DTRA’s Patient Stream Analysis as a Paradigm Shift for Casualty Estimation Tools

    Jason Rodriguez, Applied Research Associates, Inc
    • Thursday PM Session3
    1400-1430

    A Flexible System for Quantifying CB Hazards and Providing Situational Awareness

    Steven Herring, Defence Science and Technology Laboratory
    • Thursday PM Session3
    1430-1500

    Environmental Hazard Prediction Modeling of Secondary Volatilization of Low Volatility Agents for Mitigation of Contact and Vapor Hazards using DREAM

    Steve Houghton, SRC, Inc.
    • Thursday PM Session3
    1500-1530

    Degrade: Updates of HPAC/JEM Environmental Fate Module for Chemicals and Biological Threats

    Veeradej Chynwat, ENSCO
Session 4:
Animal Models for Chemical Agent Toxicity and Medical Countermeasure Development | Rm 104A
DTRA Session Chair: Dr. Alison Director-Myska
    • Thursday PM Session4
    1330-1400

    Comprehensive Vital System Monitoring in Animal Models of Threat Agent Intoxication

    Michael Horsmon, U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center (ECBC)
    • Thursday PM Session4
    1400-1430

    Efficacy of Intramuscular Cobinamide in a Swine Model of Severe Hydrogen Sulfide Poisoning: a Prospective Trial

    Vikhyat Bebarta, University of Colorado
    • Thursday PM Session4
    1430-1500

    Rodent Models of Chemical Warfare Nerve Agent-induced Epileptogenesis, Neuroinflammation and Brain Pathology to Identify Improved Treatment of Benzodiazepine

    Lucille Lumley-Lange, U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Chemical Defense
    • Thursday PM Session4
    1500-1530

    Behavioral Safety and Efficacy of Naloxone in Alleviating Carfentanil Overdose in Non-Human Primates

    Mark Moffett, U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Chemical Defense
Session 5:
A Modeling & Simulation Framework for Comprehensive CBDP Decision Support | Rm 104B
DTRA Session Chair: Dr. John Hannan
    • Thursday PM Session5
    1330-1400

    Analytical Framework to Inform Future Chemical Biological Radiological Nuclear (CBRN) Investment Decisions

    Lori Remeto, Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical and Biological Defense (JPEO-CBD)
    • Thursday PM Session5
    1400-1430

    A Modular Framework for Development of M&S Analysis Tools

    Michael Kelly, Navy
    • Thursday PM Session5
    1430-1500

    How Many Sensors? Using the Sensor Placement Tool to Support Acquisition

    James Christley, Defence Science & Technology Laboratory
    • Thursday PM Session5
    1500-1530

    A Methodology for the Testing and Evaluation of Aerosol Remote Sensing Technologies Using Ensembles of Realistic Transport and Dispersion Simulations

    George Bieberbach, Aeris
Session 6:
Integrated Approach to Diagnostics for Chemical Warfare Agent Exposure | Rm 104C
DTRA Session Chair: Dr. Brian Pate
    • Thursday PM Session6
    1330-1400

    Fatal Sarin Poisoning in Syria: Forensic Verification within an International Laboratory Network

    Daniel Noort, The Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research
    • Thursday PM Session6
    1400-1430

    Development of an Electrochemically Based In-Vitro Diagnostic for Indication of Exposure to Cholinesterase Inhibiting Substances on the Battlefield

    Shane Kasten, U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Chemical Defense
    • Thursday PM Session6
    1430-1500

    Altered Fecal Microbiota and Urine Metabolome Following Soman Poisoning

    Derese Getnet, U.S. Army Center for Envrionmental Health Research
    • Thursday PM Session6
    1500-1530

    A Systems Biology Approach for Discovering Biomarkers Indicative of Exposure to Fentanyl and Carfentanil

    Trevor Glaros, U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center (ECBC)
1600
Conference Adjourns
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