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April Biomed/Biotech SIG Meeting  

Kelly's Deli Conference Center
Next to the entrance to 7519 Standish Drive
FDA/CVM Center
Rockville, Maryland  20855

Apr 2, 2009    6:00 pm - 9:15 pm

"DNA Bar-coding � Its Science, Development, and Regulatory Applications at FDA"

Presented by
Haile Yancy, PhD
Biologist, Division of Animal Research, Office of Research, Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM), FDA


Jonathan Deeds, PhD
Biologist, Division of Analytical Chemistry, Office of Regulatory Science, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN), FDA

Thursday, April 2, 2009

Kelly�s Deli Conference Center
7519 Standish Place, Rockville, MD 20855

6:00 PM - Networking and Pizza and soft drink with a door prize
6:20 - 9:00 PM - Program
9:00 - 9:15 PM - Door-prize drawing and networking
Open and free to the public

Program Summary:
A DNA barcode is a short gene sequence, used to identify species, taken from a standard position in the genome; its scientific background, technology development, regulatory applications for border inspections etc, and future development plans within the regulatory body will be discussed.

Driving directions to Kelly's Deli Conference Center:
From I-270 (N or S bound): Take Exit 9A and exit from the first right exit.
Turn left (east) onto Shady Grove Dr.
Turn right (south) onto Rockville Pike (Route 355).
Turn left (east) onto East Gude Dr.
Turn left (north) immediately onto Crabb�s Branch Dr.
Turn left (west) immediately onto Standish Place.
(The first building on your right side is 7519 Standish Place; open parking)
The conference room is on the first floor with its entrance opposite to the left side of building main entrance.

Please register by Thursday noon, April 2, 2009.  To attend this event please register Here.

For additional information contact Dr. George Chang, Co-Chair of Biomed/Biotech SIG, at or call 240-793-8425.