Bruce Budowle, Director, Institute of Applied Genetics and Professor, Department of Molecular and Medical Genetics, University of North Texas Health Science Center
Rocco Casagrande, Founder and Managing Director, Gryphon Scientific
Jongsik Chun, Associate Professor of Biology, Seoul National University
Aaron Darling, Associate Professor in Computational Genomics and Bioinformatics, University of Technology Sydney Faculty of Science’s ithree institute
Mats Forsman, Research Director for Biological Analyses, Swedish Defense Research Agency (FOI)
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Appendix E List of Presentations Bruce Budowle, Director, Institute of Applied Genetics and Professor, Department of Molecular and Medical Genetics, University of North Texas Health Science Center • Sampling and Preservation: Commentary Using Food and Agri- culture as Examples of Targets for an Attack with a Bioweapon • Validation and Reference Materials for Microbial Forensics Rocco Casagrande, Founder and Managing Director, Gryphon Scientific • Technologies and Approaches for Identifying Microbes for Law Enforcement: Tools Needed to Support Biological Disarmament Jongsik Chun, Associate Professor of Biology, Seoul National University • Bioinformatics Challenges for Microbial Forensics Aaron Darling, Associate Professor in Computational Genomics and Bio- informatics, University of Technology Sydney Faculty of Science’s ithree institute • Big Data and Computing Challenges in Microbial Forensics • Microbial Ecology and Diversity in the Context of Forensics Mats Forsman, Research Director for Biological Analyses, Swedish Defense Research Agency (FOI) • Commentary: Microbial Forensics—A Swedish Perspective 215
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216 APPENDIX E Fernando González-Candelas, Full Professor of Genetics, Department of Genetics, University of Valencia • Molecular Evolution in Court: Analysis of a Large Hepatitis C Virus Outbreak from an Evolving Source Adam Hamilton, President and CEO, Signature Science • Sampling and Handling for Microbial Forensics Applications Dag Harmsen, Head of Research, Periodontology Department, University Hospital Münster • The E. coli O104 Case Dana R. Kadavy, Senior Microbiologist, Signature Science • Forensic Approaches to Microbial Identification Paul Keim, Cowden Endowed Chair in Microbiology and Arizona Regents Professor, Northern Arizona University • The FBI Amerithrax Investigation Raymond Lin Tzer Pin, Head and Senior Consultant, Division of Micro- biology; Clinical Director, Molecular Diagnostic Centre • Commentary: Technologies and Approaches for Identifying Microbes in Public Health Juncai Ma, Assistant Director of Institute of Microbiology at the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS); Deputy Chairman of the Expert Committee on CAS Databases • The Importance of Reference Collections and the Role of the World Data Center for Microorganisms Alemka Markotić, Head, Department for Research, University Hospital for Infectious Diseases, Zagreb, Croatia; Professor at the Medical School of the University of Rijeka and Associate Member of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts • Clinical and Forensic Approaches to Microbial Identification: Clinical Diagnostic Practices Piers Millet, Deputy Head of the Implementation Support Unit, Biologi- cal Weapons Convention, United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs • Commentary: The Emerging Field of Microbial Forensics
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APPENDIX E 217 Stephen A. Morse, Associate Director for Environmental Microbiology, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia • Sampling and Preservation Methods: Public Health Aspects • Technologies and Approaches for Identifying Microbes in Public Health Randall Murch, Professor in Practice, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Visiting Professor, Department of War Studies, King’s College London, UK • The Trajectory of Microbial Forensics: From Origins to “Grand Challenges” Dana Perkins, Expert, Group of Experts, Committee established pursuant to United Nations Security Council Resolution 1540 • Using Microbial Forensics to Strengthen Biosecurity and the Implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 1540 Dragan Primorac, Adjunct Professor, Eberly College of Science, The Penn- sylvania State University, and Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Jus- tice and Forensic Sciences, University of New Haven; Professor, Medical Schools, Split and Osijek, Croatia • Croatian Accomplishments in Forensics Genetics Cerys Rees, Capability Lead, CB Analysis & Attribution, Detection Department, Dstl Porton Down • Commentary: Sampling and Preservation Methods Richard Vipond, Operations Manager for the Rare and Imported Patho- gens Laboratory (RIPL), Public Health England, Porton Down • Heroin-Associated Anthrax Cases 2009/10, 2012 and . . . Haruo Watanabe, Director General, National Institute of Infectious Dis- eases, Tokyo, Japan • Commentary: Technologies and Approaches for Identifying Microbes in Public Health Ruifu Yang, Beijing Institute of Microbiology and Epidemiology • What Is Known, in General, About the Ecology of Pathogens Globally
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