15th Annual Microbial Sciences Symposium

Date: Saturday April 14, 2018 - 8:00 am to 6:00 pm

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PROGRAM & SPEAKERS

  • 8:00 - Coffee
  • 8:55 - Welcome and Opening
  • 9:00 - Talk 1 - Michael Desai: Evolutionary Dynamics
  • 9:40 - Talk 2 - Pascale Cossart: Listeria and Listeriosis
  • 10:20 - Coffee
  • 10:40 - Talk 2 - Ashlee Earl: Making of a Pathogen
  • 11:20 - Talk 4 - Dan Distel: Cellulose, Sulfur and Symbiosis
  • 12:00 - Lunch
  • 1:30 - Talk 5 - Ann Pearson: An Ocean of Archaea
  • 2:10 - Talk 6 - Geoff McFadden: Malaria, New Drugs and Resistance
  • 2:50 - Coffee
  • 3:10 - Talk 7 - Julie Segre: Human Skin Microbiota
  • 3:50 - Talk 8 - Michael Baym: Antibiotic Resistance Evolution
  • 4:30 - Poster Session and Reception
  • 6:00 - End and Departure

  • Desai Cossart
    MICHAEL DESAI
    Professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology and of Physics, Harvard University
    https://desailab.oeb.harvard.edu/
    Talk: "Evolutionary Dynamics"
    PASCALE COSSART
    Professeur de Classe Exceptionnelle ŕ l’Institut Pasteur
    https://research.pasteur.fr/en/member/pascale-cossart/
    Talk: "Listeria and Listeriosis"
    Earl Cossart
    ASHLEE EARL
    Institute Scientist, The Broad Institute of Harvard & MIT
    https://www.broadinstitute.org/bios/ashlee-earl
    Talk: "Making of a Pathogen"
    DANIEL DISTEL
    Research Professor, Marine Science Center, Northeastern University
    https://research.pasteur.fr/en/member/pascale-cossart/
    Talk: "Cellulose, Sulfur & Symbiosis: The novel diets of shipworms and the bacteria that enable them."
    Pearson McFadden
    ANN PEARSON
    Murray and Martha Ross Professor of Environmental Sciences, Harvard University
    https://eps.harvard.edu/people/ann-pearson
    Talk: "Oceans of Archaea"
    GEOFF MCFADDEN
    Professor, School of BioSciences, University of Melbourne
    http://fad.webmate.me/McFadden_Lab/Home.html
    Talk: “Sex and drugs and death and mommy issues in malaria parasites"
    Segre Baym
    JULIE SEGRE
    Senior Investigator, Translational and Functional Genomics Branch, NIH
    https://irp.nih.gov/pi/julie-segre
    Talk: "Human Skin Microbiome: Bacterial, Fungal and Viral Communities explored in health and disease states"
    MICHAEL BAYM
    Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Informatics, Harvard Medical School
    https://baymlab.hms.harvard.edu/
    Talk: "Antibiotic Resistance Evolution"