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Oxford Global's Inaugural Microbiology & Infectious Diseases Congress – Hot Topics Announced

publication date: Aug 7, 2014
author/source: Oxford Global

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Oxford Global are pleased to announce the first round of Hot Topics for the inaugural Microbiology & Infectious Diseases Congress, taking place on the 29th & 30th September 2014 in London, UK.

This event will provide a unique opportunity to participate in high-level discussions and exclusive networking opportunities with renowned researchers working in microbiology and infectious diseases, and will provide vital insights for pioneering scientists involved in the detection, control and eradication of infectious diseases.

The first round of Hot Topics for Oxford Global’s inaugural Microbiology & Infectious Diseases Congress include:

  • Disentangling and Enriching Illumina Derived Viral Sequences From Host for the Accelerated Identification of Novel Pathogens
  • Jonathan Luke Heeney, Professor of Comparative Pathology, Head, Lab of Viral Zoonotics, University of Cambridge
  • Advances in Proteomics as a Tool for Infectious Disease Pathogens Haroun Shah, Professor, Public Health England
  • Phenotypic Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing In Need Of Globally Accepted Breakpoints
  • Gunnar Kahlmeter, Professor, Head of Clinical Microbiology, Central Hospital, Växjö, Sweden; President of ESCMID and member of the EUCAST Steering Committee
  • Quorum Sensing as a Target For Antimicrobial Therapy
    Paul Williams, Professor of Molecular Microbiology, University of Nottingham
  • Validation and Clinical Utility of Deep Sequencing for Infectious Disease Diagnostics
  • Steve Miller, Associate Professor & Director, Department of Laboratory Medicine, University of California San Francisco

Our speaker programmes are carefully researched to ensure that delegates are exposed to the highest level of expertise. Speakers for the Microbiology & Infectious Diseases Congress so far include:

  •  Mike Barer - Director of Research, College of Medicine, Professor of Clinical Microbiology, University of Leicester

  •  Michael Vasil - Professor of Microbiology, University of Colorad

  •  Gordon Ramage - Professor, Head of Biological & Medical Sciences, Infection & Immunity Research Group Lead, Glasgow Dental School

  •  Mario Poljak - Professor, Head of Laboratory for Molecular Microbiology and Slovenian HIV/AIDS Reference Centre, University of Ljubljana

  •  Sanjib Bhakta - Reader in Molecular Microbiology & Director of ISMB-Mycobacteria Research Laboratory, Institute of Structural and Molecular Biology, Birkbeck, University of London and UCL

  •  Anna Maria Geretti - Professor of Virology & Infectious Diseases, Institute of Infection & Global Health, University of Liverpool

To ensure maximum knowledge sharing, delegates are not only able to benefit from the experience of our speakers, but are also able to gain an insight into the experiences of other attendees with Q&A sessions, panel discussions and pre-arranged 1-2-1 meetings proving to be a key feature of Oxford Global Congresses.

Register your interest today to hear over 40 outstanding case studies and presentations, across four interactive streams:

  •  Advancing Microbial Diagnostics and Detection Technologies

  •  Clinical Microbiology for Pathogen Identification and Control

  •  Latest Insights into Microbial Genomics

  •  Infectious Diseases and Disease Control


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