Conference Announcement

Emerging and Persistent Infectious Diseases (EPID): Focus on Antimicrobial Resistance

March 19–22, 2013 Houston, Texas

The topic of Emerging and Persistent Infectious Diseases (EPID) has been identified by participating governments and the private sector as a major priority for the Institute on Science for Global Policy (ISGP). Food Safety, Security, and Defense (FSSD) and Synthetic Biology (SB), as they relate to EPID, were also identified as priorities. Aspects of these topics will be addressed at the next invitation-only ISGP conference, EPID: Focus on Antimicrobial Resistance, to be convened March 19–22, 2013, at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas.