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ASM GM 2009 Live

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Please note:  The following schedule is preliminary and subject to change.  Listed participants are invited, not confirmed with the exception of Open Science and Live TWiV .

Monday, May 18

10:00 a.m. -- Plugging Microbial Activities and Genomes into the Energy Grid
  • Martin Keller, Oakridge Natl. Lab.

  • James Liao, Univ. of California

  • Timothy Donohue, Univ. of Wisconsin.

  • Andreas Schirmer, LS9, Inc.

11:00 a.m. – Diseases of Antiquity:  What Will It Take to Eradicate Them?
  • Patrick Duffy, Seattle Biomed. Res. Inst.

  • Richard Sack, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg Sch. of Pub. Hlth.

  • Elisabeth Carniel, Pasteur Inst.

12:00 noon --  Virus Like Particles:  A New Strategy to Rapidly Develop Flu Vaccines
  • Ted Ross, University of Pittsburgh
2:30 p.m. - Open Science: The Risks & Rewards
  • Joseph Deken, Director/Res Prog Dev, UCSD

  • Jonathan Eisen, Professor at UC Davis and Academic Editor in Chief of PLoS Biology

  • Rosie Redfield, Redfield Lab, University of British Columbia

  • Samuel Kaplan, Professor and Chairman, Department of Microbiology & Molecular Genetics , University of Texas-Houston Medical School and former Chair of ASM's Publications Board

Tuesday, May 19

10:00 a.m -- One Health - A New Paradigm for Microbiology and Public Health
  • Lonnie King, CDC

  • Robert Tauxe, CDC

  • Charles Beard, CDC

11:00 a.m. --  Biobased Materials
  • Kevin O'Connor, Univ. College, Dublin
  • Richard Gross, Polytechnic Inst. of New York Univ.

  • Manfred Zinn, EMPA

  • Mark van Loosdrecht, Delft Univ. of Tech.

  • Friedrich Srienc, Univ. of Minnesota

12:00 noon – Odors in Microbiology
  • Terence Whitehead, USDA-ARS

  • Mel Rosenberg, Tel-Aviv Univ

2:00 pm --This Week in Virology Live
  • Vincent Racaniello, Professor of Microbiology at Columbia University Medical Center
  • Dick Despommier, Professor of Public Health in Environmental Health Sciences and Microbiology at Columbia University Medical Center
  • Alan Dove, science writer, for a live web broadcast of This Week in Virology.

Wednesday, May 20

11:00 p.m. – How the Microbes in Your Gut Affect Your Weight and Health
  • Ruth Ley, Cornell University
12:00 noon – Emerging Infections CANCELLED
  • John Besser, Minnesota Dept. of Hlth.
  • Susan Montgomery, CDC
  • Michael Saubolle, Good Samaritan Med. Ctr.
  • James Beebe, San Luis Obispo Cnty. Hlth.
  • David Arguello, CDC
1:00 p.m. --  What Did Salmonella Saintpaul Teach Us?
  • Shaun Kennedy, Univ. of Minnesota

  • Frank Busta, Univ. of Minnesota

  • Sherri McGarry, FDA/CFSAN

  • Robert Tauxe, CDC

  • Francisco Diez-Gonzalez, University of Minnesota


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