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17th Annual Great Plains Infectious Disease Meeting Program Schedule

November 9-10, 2018 University of Kansas-Lawrence

 

 

Friday, November 9, 2018 – Springhill Suites, 6th and New Hampshire, Downtown Lawrence, KS

4:00pm

6:00pm

 

Welcome and Reception

 

6:00pm

6:30pm

Dinner

6:30pm

9:30pm

 

What’s Behind Door #4?– Entrepreneurship

Julie Nagel PhD  Emcee and Moderator
Matt Koenig, JD  "Lose your mind, not your IP"
Wally Meyer, MBA  "Open Door 4! Just Do It!"

 

 

 

Saturday, November 10, 2018 (Atrium, School of Pharmacy, West Campus )

7:45am

8:20am

Registration and Light Refreshments

8:20am

8:30am

Opening Remarks

 

 

Session I:  Attack of the Immune Clones (2020 SOP)

8:30 am

8:55 am

Karen Wozniak (OSU)   "The front line of anti-cryptococcal defense: The complex roles of macrophage and dendritic cell subsets"

8:55 am

9:20 am

Brandon DeKosky (KU)   "Accelerated Discovery and Analysis of Natively Paired Human Antiviral Antibodies"

9:20 am

9:45 am

Mary Markiewicz (KUMC)    "NKG2D-mediated control of Enterohepatic Helicobacter"

9:50 am

10:00 am

Break

 

Session II:  A New Molecular Hope (Room 2020 SOP)

10:00 am

10:25 am

Philip Hardwidge (KSU)   "Targets and Mechanisms of Bacterial Glycosyltransferases"

10:25 am

10:50 am

Michal Zolkiewski (KSU)   "Molecular Chaperone ClpB: Protein Disaggregase Becomes a Novel Antimicrobial Target"

10:50 am

11:15 am

Stephanie Shames (KSU)  "Potentiation of pro-inflammatory responses by a Legionella pneumophila effector in accidental hosts"

11:20 am

1:30 pm

Lunch (First Floor Dining Area Mortar & Pestle Cafe)
Poster Session (2nd Floor Atrium)

 

Session III: The Microbes Fight Back (Room 2020 SOP)

1:30 pm

1:55 pm

Tony Fehr (KU)   "The coronavirus macrodomain counters antiviral PARP-mediated ADP-ribosylation"

1:55 pm

2:20 pm

Matthew Cabeen (OSU)   "Hunting for new biofilm regulators in P. aeruginosa"

2:20 pm

2:45 pm

Travis Bourett (Creighton)   "Metabolic regulation of Salmonella antioxidant defenses"

2:50 pm

3:00 pm

Break

Session IV: The Spiral Menace (Room 2020 SOP)

3:00 pm

3:25 pm

Charles Brown (MU)   "Mechanisms of arthritis resolution in Lyme disease"

3:25 pm

3:50 pm

Wolfram Zückert (KUMC)   "Mechanisms of Surface Lipoprotein Secretion in Borrelia Spirochetes"

3:50 pm

4: 15 pm

Catherine Brissette (UND)   "Lyme neuroborreliosis- the role of the meninges"

 

 

Final Thoughts and Adjournment


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