Biodefense in the Age of Synthetic Biology
June 19, 2018
We were part of the committee sponsored by the Defense Department that examined the risk impact of advances in synthetic biology.
Targeted amplification for enhanced detection of biothreat agents by next-generation sequencing
We led a team of researchers who demonstrated the utility of targeted sequencing for cost-effective pathogen detection.
Axiom Microbiome Array, the next generation
microarray for high-throughput pathogen and
February 12, 2019
Beginning in 2006, Tom Slezak led a team at LLNL who developed pan-microbial microarrays to detect all sequenced pathogens. In 2014 a new high-throughput (24 or 96 samples) array format became available which has been commercialized as the Affymetrix Axiom Microbial Detection Array: Read the article