CONFIRMED SPEAKERS

 

Jimmy Ballard, University of Oklahoma, USA

Bacterial pathogenesis; Clostridium difficile and Bacillus anthracis

 

Eva Harris, University of California, Berkeley, USA

Molecular virology, pathogenesis, and epidemiology of dengue; epidemiology of influenza in the tropics

Andrew Macpherson, McMaster University, Canada

Mutualism between mammalian hosts and commensal intestinal bacteria

Maria Mota, Instituto de Medicina Molecular, Portugal

Host-Plasmodium interactions, novel anti-malarials

Mark Miller, Washington University in St Louis, USA

T-cell regulation; T-cell responses during Listeria infection; imaging

Tamotsu Yoshimori, Osaka University, Japan

Autophagy and mycobacteria

 

Nina Papavasiliou, The Rockefeller University, USA

B-lymphocyte biology; somatic hypermutation

 

Sharon Lewin, The Burnet Institute and Monash University, Australia

HIV immunology and co-infections, reversing HIV latency

 

Michael Beard, University of Adelaide, Australia

Molecular virology and pathogenic mechanisms of hepatitis C virus

 

Julian Rood, Monash University, Australia

Pathogenesis of clostridial infections

 

Ruth Thornton, University of Western Australia, Australia

Bacterial biofilm; intracellular infection; otitis media; respiratory infections 

Andreas Suhrbier, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Australia

 

Diana Hansen, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical research, Australia

Immune response to malaria