IUMS 2014 - Montréal, Canada
International Union of Microbiological Societies
Congresses • July 27 – August 1, 2014
XIVth International Congress of Bacteriology and Applied Microbiology l XIVth International Congress of Mycology and Eukaryotic Microbiology l
XVIth International Congress of Virology


Scientific Program
Bridging Sessions




Monday, July 28, 2014
13:00 – 14:30 Emerging Infectious Diseases and Zoonoses
Stewart Cole, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland - "Ancient and modern leprosy bacilli"
David Denning, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK - " Global burden of human fungal diseases and their underlying diseases"
Elodie Ghedin, Professor of Biology and Public Health Center for Genomics & Systems Biology, Global Institute of Public Health,New York University, New York, USA - "Dynamics of Influenza Diversity"
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
13:00 – 14:30 Vaccines, Anti-Microbials
Charles Rice, Laboratory of Virology and Infectious Disease, Rockefeller University, New York, United States - "Hepatitis C: 25 years later"
Arturo Casadevall, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, United States - "A new synthesis for antibody-mediated immunity"
Paul Offit, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, United States - "The Philadelphia Measles Epidemic of 1991: Lessons from the Past"
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
13:00 – 14:30 Host-Pathogen Interactions, Host-Cell Interactions
Philippe Sansonetti, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France - "Pathogenesis of Shigella infection, a model of immunosubversion"
Teunis Geijtenbeek, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands - "C-type lectin receptors in infection and immunity"
Gerry Wright, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada - "Next generation antibiotics"
Thursday, July 31, 2014
13:00 – 14:30 Nobel Symposium

Aaron Ciechanover, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel - " The Ubiquitin Proteolytic System -  From Basic Mechanisms thru Human Diseases and on to Drug Development"

Rolf Zinkernagel, Institute of Experimental Immunology, Department of Pathology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland - "Immunology taught by viruses"


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