Staphylococcus aureus

Timothy FosterS. aureus Interactions with immune signaling
Microbiology Department
Trinity College
Dublin 2

Paul Planet – Evolution of the USA300 genome
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Columbia University New York, NY

Binh An Diep, PhD– Pathogenesis of S. aureus necrotizing pneumonia
Assistant Adjunct Professor
Department of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco
1001 Potrero Ave, Blg30-3300
San Francisco, California, 94110 USA

Streptococcus pneumoniae

Dr. Stephen D. Bentley “Viewing short and long range pneumococcal evolution through genome sequencing of different isolate collections”
Senior Scientist
Pathogen Genomics
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Wellcome Trust Genome Campus
CB10 1SA

Dr. Shabir Madhi “Challenges and opportunities for preventing pneumococcal pneumonia associated childhood morbidity and mortality”
University of the Witwatersrand
Respiratory and Meningeal Pathogens Research Unit
PO Box 90753
Bertsham 2013
Gautne, South Africa

Dr. Richard Malley Prevention of pneumococcal colonization and disease: A tale of two cells.
Division of Infectious Diseases
Children’s Hospital Boston
300 Longwood Avenue
Boston MA 02115

Dr. Suzanne Dawid The role of bacterial competition in respiratory tract colonization by Streptococcus pneumoniae.”
Assistant Professor
Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Microbiology and Immunology
7510B MSRB I
1150 West Medical Center Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-0684

Dr. Eric Harvill Pathogenesis of pertussis
Associate Professor of Microbiology and Infectious Disease – Penn state University
124 ASI Building
University Park, PA 16802

Thomas Clark MD, MPH – Analysis of current pertussis outbreaks
Epidemiology Team Leader
Meningitis and Vaccine Preventable Diseases Branch
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
1600 Clifton Road, MS C-09
Atlanta, Georgia 30333

Jerry W. Simecka Ph.D.
Professor and Chairman
Dept. Molecular Biology and Immunology
UNT Health Science Center
3500 Camp Bowie Blvd.
Fort Worth, TX 76107

Olaf Schneewind Pneumonic plague – pathogenesis and prevention
Department of Microbiology
Biological Sciences Collegiate Division
 Chair Department of Microbiology
Director, Great Lakes Center for Excellence The University of Chicago
CLSC 1117B
920 East 58th Street 
Chicago, Illinois 60637


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