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16th Annual Great Plains Infectious Disease Meeting Program Schedule

November 10-11, 2017 University of Kansas-Lawrence

 

 

Friday, November 10, 2017 – Springhill Suites, 6th and New Hampshire, Downtown Lawrence, KS

4:00pm

6:00pm

 

Welcome and Reception

 

6:00pm

6:30pm

Dinner

6:30pm

8:30pm

 

David DeShazer, Ph.D.
U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases
Vaccination Studies with Live Attenuated Burkholderia Strains

 

 

 

Saturday, November 11, 2017 (Atrium, School of Pharmacy, West Campus )

7:45am

8:20am

Registration and Light Refreshments

8:20am

8:30am

Opening Remarks

 

 

Session I:  Chemical Biology for Virology (2020 SOP)

8:30 am

8:50 am

Anu Roy (KU) Infectious Disease Assay Development Core: High Throughput Screening Laboratory at the University of Kansas

8:50 am

9:10 am

Zhilong Yang (KSU) Identification of cellular functions required for efficient poxvirus replication

9:10 am

9:30 am

Maria Kalamvokis (KUMC)  Identification of compounds which block the ICP0 E3 ubiquitin ligase activity of herpes simplex virus type 1

9:30 am

9:50 am

Questions & Discussion

9:50 am

10:00 am

Break

 

Session II:  Chemical Biology for Bacteria (Room 2020 SOP)

10:00 am

10:20 am

Indranil Biswas (KUMC) Role of an RNA Chaperon (Hfq) in Aceinetobacter baumannii pathogenesis

10:20 am

10:40 am

Revathi Govind (KSU) Link between toxin production and sporulation in Clostridium difficile

10:40 am

11:00 am

Pinakin Sukthankar (KU) Designing a β–stranded antibiotic efflux inhibitor

11:00 am

11:20 am

Questions & Discussion

11:30 am

1:30 pm

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

 

Session III: Delivery Vehicles (Room 2020 SOP)

1:30 pm

1:50 pm

Josh Ramsey (OSU) A role for adenovirus in vaccine delivery

1:50 pm

2:10 pm

Bret Ulery (MU) Micellar Vaccines

2:10 pm

2:30 pm

Joe Vetro (UNMC)  Host-directed therapies based on the novel host-derived immunostimulant EP67: Where we are and where we are going

2:30 pm

2:50 pm

Questions & Discussion

2:50 pm

3:00 pm

Break

Session IV: Enteric Vaccines (Room 2020 SOP)

3:00 pm

3:20 pm

Weiping Zhang (KSU) Progress and challenge in developing vaccines against enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC)

3:20 pm

3:40 pm

Shailendra Tallapaka (KU) …… and Salmonella

3:40 pm

4: 00 pm

Wendy Picking (KU)  …… and Shigella, the trifecta of diarrhea

4:00 pm

4:20 pm

Questions & Discussion

4:20 pm

 

Final Thoughts and Adjournment


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