Delaware Chapter, ASA

Dinner Meeting: December 2007

Notice: Our meetings are located at the Blue and Gold Club Tavern on the University of Delaware campus.

Speaker: Nancy Ferry
DuPont Crop Protection

Title: Decision Quality Metrics: A Tool for Managing Quality of Repeated Bioassays


Bioassays often are used in tiered screening systems to detect commercially important products, such as crop protection products. Often these are not replicated. The products of these bioassays are decisions, with biologically active compounds advanced to the next level of screening. Activity is determined by the response of the test organisms (e.g., weeds, insects or fungi) to each compound. The reproducibility of the bioassay is crucial. There are two types of possible errors in screening, false positives and false negatives. The quality of the decisions based upon these bioassays can be monitored through time using controls. This presentation will illustrate Decision Quality of the control into their impact on decision making.

Date: Thursday, December 20, 2007

Social hour -- 6:00 pm
Dinner -- 6:30 pm
Speaker -- 7:15 pm

Blue and Gold Club Tavern
University of Delaware   Directions/Map

Entree: Buffet or order from menu -- depending on attendance
Cost: $25 for members, $15 for students
Or pay for your meal from the menu + $5.00.


Reservations to: 

Bruce Stanley by Wednesday, December 19, 2007.
Phone: 302-695-6914
Email: Bruce Stanley.

Please note: Be sure to RSVP by this date.

2006 was a very successful year --

2006 Program Review.

and the program of meetings for Spring 2007 promises to continue that success --

Spring 2007 Meetings.

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