Example Track 1

The Threat of Biological Weapons – A discussion of current research and available defenses

Dec 11, 2019

9:35 AM - 9:55 AM

Sterling Thomas, Ph.D.

Fellow and Chief Scientist, Defense & Homeland Security


Dr. Sterling Thomas will discuss how countering bio WMDs has changed in the digital age. His presentation will include emerging technologies such as CRISPR based genetic engineering, machine learning, and data poisoning and how these technologies have dual us in this domain.