Scientific Program

Session 1: Bacterial Pathogenesis, Virulence & Countermeasures
Location: Harbor Room

Chair

Menachem Shoham, Case Western Reserve University, USA

Chair

Abu Salim Mustafa, Kuwait University, Kuwait

15:45-16:05

Break: Coffee Break 16:05-16:20 @ Ballroom Foyer

Session 2: News in Bacterial Structure, Morphology & Metabolism, Natural Microbial Defenses & Host Immunity, Plant-Microbe Symbiosis & Pathology
Location: Billie Holiday

Chair

Jean Pierre Changeux, Pasteur Institute, France

Chair

Antonio Molinaro, European Carbohydrate Organization, Italy

Session 3: Multi-Pathogen Infections & Post-Infection Sequelea, Epidemiology, Emerging Infectious Diseases & Public Response Planning,Medical Microbiology - From Benchtop to Clinic

Chair

John G Thomas , West Virginia University, USA

Chair

Steven D. Goodman , Nationwide Children's Hospital, USA

Poster Presentations
Location: Billie Holiday

Session 4: Animal Modeling and Veterinary Bacteriology ,Advances in Antimicrobials, Vaccines & Therapeutics ,Microbial Genomics, Systems Biology and Bioinformatics ,Industrial and Applied Bacteriology
Location: Harbor Room

Chair

Jacques H. Grosset, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA

Chair

Jay H. Bream, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA