Microbiomics, Inflammation and Pathogenicity

When Sep 12, 2019
from 02:00 PM to 04:30 PM
Where Kosair Charities Clinical and Translational Research Building, Room 124
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Contact Phone 502-852-2112
AttendeesResearchers in microbiology and immunology along with infectious disease clinicians
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This event will feature a keynote lecture (40 minutes + Q&A), followed by three 15 minute presentations.  The topic will address the interface between the human microbiome and the host immune system which contributes to health or disease.  Presentations will describe bacterial recognition and signaling responses, the role of bacterial metabolites in the maintenance of epithelial barriers, microbial control by professional phagocytes and bacterial immune evasion mechanisms. 

Keynote Speaker:  Dr. Gaya Amarasinghe, Washington University

Other presenters (15 minutes each):

Dr. Venkatakrishna Jala (UofL)

Dr. Matt Lawrence (UofL)

Dr. Juhi Bagaitkar (UofL)

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