Archive for November, 2009

Henry Stewart talks – new talks added

By Lisa K Flint, on 10 November 2009


A series of talks have been added to the collection, under the title ‘The molecular basis of bacterial infection’ they include:

1. The molecular basis of bacterial pathogenicity: an overview
Prof. B. Brett Finlay – University of British Columbia, Canada

2. Deciphering Shigella invasion of epithelial cells
Prof. Philippe Sansonetti – Pasteur Institute, France

3. Legionella pneumophila: an intracellular pathogen of phagocytes
Dr. Craig Roy – Yale University, USA

4. Cholera: a paradigm for understanding emergence, virulence and temporal patterns of disease
Prof. John Mekalanos – Harvard Medical School, USA

5. Bordetella pertussis
Prof. Alison Weiss – University of Cincinnati, USA

6. Salmonellae: molecular basis of infection
Prof. Samuel Miller – University of Washington, USA

7. The diversity of Escherichia coli infections
Prof. Michael Donnenberg – University of Maryland, USA

8. Bacterial infection of epithelial signaling
Prof. Alice Prince – College of Physicians & Surgeons, Columbia University, USA

9. Human pathogenic Yersinia species
Prof. James Bliska – Stony Brook University, USA

10. Dental pathogens
Prof. Ann Progulske-Fox – University of Florida, USA

11. Haemophilus
Prof. Robert Munson – Ohio State University, USA

12. The war against extensively drug resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis: intelligence acquisition
Prof. William Jacobs – Albert Einstein College of Medicine, USA

13. Molecular pathogenesis and prevention of Staphylococcus aureus infections
Prof. Olaf Schneewind – University of Chicago, USA

14. Streptococcus pyogenes disease and molecular pathogenesis
Prof. P. Patrick Cleary – University of Minnesota, USA

15. Microbial recognition and the immune response
Dr. Dana Philpott – University of Toronto, Canada

16. The human indigenous microbiota
Prof. David Relman – Stanford University, USA

17. Human genetics of infectious diseases: the example of bacterial/mycobacterial infections
Dr. Laurent Abel – University Paris Descartes and Inserm, France

18. Antibiotics and antibiotic resistance
Prof. Gerry Wright – McMaster University, Canada

19. Vaccines in the modern world
Prof. Gordon Dougan – Sanger Institute, Cambridge, UK

20. Biodefense vaccines
Prof. James Nataro – University of Maryland, USA