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Microbiology & Infectious Diseases Congress

  June 05, 2014  
Oxford Global, London
29-30 September 2014

Day 1 Steam 1 – Advancing Microbial Diagnostics and Detection Technologies

  • Pathogen detection: comparison of microscopy, mass spectrometry & PCR
  • Molecular diagnostic techniques for detection of pathogenic microbes
  • Real time PCR for rapid multiple pathogen detection
  • Innovative technologies to detect: single pathogens, multi-pathogens & drug resistance pathogens

Day 1 Stream 2 – Clinical Microbiology for Pathogen Identification and Control

  • Microbe pathogenesis, virulence and countermeasures
  • Developing antimicrobials for disease control
  • Investigating polymicrobial causes of infections
  • Understanding antibiotic & antimicrobial resistance
  • Clinical research of biofilms for growth prevention
  • Antimicrobial susceptibility testing and resistance surveillance

Day 2 Stream 1 – Latest Insights into Microbial Genomics

  • Host-microbe interactions in the human microbiome
  • Comparative genomics analysis of pathogens
  • Bioinformatics tools for microbial genomics
  • Human gut microbiota sequencing: metagenomics approaches
  • Food borne pathogen sequencing
  • Genome sequencing of microorganisms

Day 2 Stream 2 – Infectious Diseases and Disease Control

  • Combined therapy for multi-drug resistant microorganisms
  • Detection, treatment and control of infectious diseases
  • Infection control within healthcare communities
  • Epidemiology of infectious diseases
  • Case studies: sexually transmitted, reproductive & emerging diseases
  • Latest developments in first  & third world infection control

For further information and to download the full agenda, please visit http://www.microbiology-congress.com/download-agenda-marketing/

Organized by: Oxford Global Conferences
Invited Speakers:
  • Mike Barer
    Director of Research, College of Medicine, Professor of Clinical Microbiology, University of Leicester
  • Frédéric Barras
    Professor, Aix Marseille Université
  • Sanjib Bhakta
    Reader in Molecular Microbiology & Director of ISMB-Mycobacteria Research Laboratory, Institute of Structural and Molecular Biology, Birkbeck, University of London and UCL
  • Erik Boettger
    Professor of Medicine and Microbiology, Director and Chairman, Institute of Medical Microbiology, University of Zurich
  • Magnus Evander
    Professor, Umea University
  • Anna Maria Geretti
    Professor of Virology & Infectious Diseases, Institute of Infection & Global Health, University of Liverpool
  • Hajo Grundmann
    Professor, The University Medical Center Groninger
  • Dag Harmsen
    Professor, University Münster, Germany
  • Birgitta Henriques-Normark
    Professor of Medical Microbial Pathogenesis, Karolinska Institute
  • Jay C. D. Hinton
    Professor of Microbial Pathogenesis, Institute of Integrative Biology, University of Liverpool
  • Greet Ieven
    Professor, University Hospital Antwerp
  • Hanne Ingmer
    Professor, University of Copenhagen
  • Lars Jelsbek
    Associate Professor, Technical University of Denmark
  • Gunnar Kahlmeter
    Professor, Head of Clinical Microbiology, Central Hospital, Växjö, Sweden; President of ESCMID and member of the EUCAST Steering Committee
  • Jodi Lindsay
    Professor of Microbial Pathogenesis, St Georges University of London
  • Chris Longshaw
    Associate Director for Microbiology, Medical Affairs Europe – Antiinfectives, Astellas Pharma Europe Ltd
  • Ole Lund
    Professor, Technical University of Denmark
  • Steve Miller
    Associate Professor & Director, Department of Laboratory Medicine, University of California San Francisco
  • Justin O'Grady
    Lecturer in Medical Microbiology, University of East Anglia
  • Marco Rinaldo Oggioni
    Chair of Microbial Genetics, Department of Genetics, University Leicester
  • Tim Peto
    Professor of Medicine, University of Oxford
  • Laura Piddock
    Professor of Microbiology, Deputy Director, Institute of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, University of Birmingham
  • Mario Poljak
    Professor, Head of Laboratory for Molecular Microbiology and Slovenian HIV/AIDS Reference Centre, University of Ljubljana
  • Wim Quax
    Professor, University of Groningen
  • Gordon Ramage
    Professor, Head of Biological & Medical Sciences, Infection & Immunity Research Group Lead, Glasgow Dental School
  • Christopher E. Rudd
    Professor of Molecular Immunology, Head, Cell Signalling Section, University of Cambridge
  • Haroun Shah
    Professor, Public Health England
  • Olivier Sparagano
    Associate Dean for Research and Innovation, Professor of Health and Biotechnology, Northumbria University
  • Vanessa Sperandio
    Professor, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
  • Richard W Titball
    Professor of Molecular Microbiology and Head of Bioscience, University of Exeter
  • Tim Tolker-Nielsen
    Professor, Costerton Biofilm Center, Department of International Health, Immunology and Microbiology, University of Copenhagen
  • Dick Van Soolingen
    Professor, Head of the Tuberculosis Reference Laboratory, RIVM
  • Michael Vasil
    Professor of Microbiology, University of Colorado
  • Timothy R. Walsh
    Professor of Medical Microbiology and Antimicrobial Resistance, Cardiff University
  • Mark H. Wilcox
    Professor of Medical Microbiology, University of Leeds
  • Paul Williams
    Professor of Molecular Microbiology, University of Nottingham
  • Craig Winstanley
    Professor, Clinical Infection, Microbiology and Immunology, University of Liverpool
Deadline for Abstracts: N/A
Registration: For further information on prices and discounts, please contact Danielle Dalby on d.dalby@oxfordglobal.co.uk or call +44 (0)1865 248455
E-mail: d.dalby@oxfordglobal.co.uk
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