TACNY John Edson Sweet Lecture Series – Bioterrorism, Threat Agents, And Detection Assays

Tuesday, 10 March 2015, 5:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Networking starting at 5:30 p.m.; Lecture at 6:15 p.m.

Onondaga Community College, 101 Whitney Applied Technology Center



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Dr. Huda Suliman will present an overview of bioterrorism, current biological threat agents, and SRC’s advancements in biological detection assays.

Those interested in learning more about bioterrorism and related topics are invited to attend the free TACNY John Edson Sweet Lecture on Tuesday, March 10, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Onondaga Community College. Walk-ins are welcome, but we ask that people RSVP by emailing sweet.lecture@tacny.org by March 6, 2015.

Presenter:

2014-04-02-dl-assay1jpg-092e4f7c678079a2Dr. Huda Suliman is a Research Scientist working for the Chem-Bio Defense group, part of the Defense and Environmental Solutions division of SRC, Inc. Dr. Suliman has been at SRC for 4 years and is responsible for the development of innovative assays for the detection and identification of biological threats. Dr. Suliman was a principal inventor for three unique biological assays, which has led to the development of an entirely new product line for SRC with three patents pending. The SRC assays can be used in a variety of civilian and government applications that include: biosurveillance, chemical and biological defense, food and water monitoring, homeland security against bioterrorism, and public health monitoring.

Dr. Suliman received a B.A. in chemistry from Manhattanville College, and her Ph.D. in biochemistry from The University of Texas at Austin. She is currently enrolled in an MBA program at SUNY Oswego.

TACNY John Edson Sweet Lecture Series

TACNY John Edson Sweet Lectures, a program founded in 1913, features discussions about topics in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics in an informal atmosphere. A minimum of six Sweet Lectures are held each year.

Technology Alliance of Central New York

Founded in 1903 as the Technology Club of Syracuse, the nonprofit Technology Alliance of Central New York’s mission is to facilitate community awareness, appreciation, and education of technology; and to collaborate with like-minded organizations across Central New York.

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