Programme

Day 1: Thursday 20 July

   
14:00    

Introduction

14:05

Protein translation in various growth conditions
Terence Hwa (University of California San Diego, USA)

14:45

Staphylococcus aureus Infection Dynamics
Simon Foster (University of Sheffield, UK)

15:15

Response-surface analysis of synergy and antagonism in drug combinations
Vernita Gordon (University of Texas at Austin, USA)

15:45

Coffee break

16:05

Title to be confirmed
Nathalie Balaban (Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel)

16:45

Detecting ribosome methylations that lead to antibiotic resistance at the single-bacterium level
Rohan Ranasinghe, University of Cambridge, UK

17:00

Predicting bacterial growth in response to antibiotic combinations using growth laws
Bor Kavčič, Institute of Science and Technology Austria, Austria

17:15

Adaptive cell shape regulation and division control in antibiotic resistant bacteria
Shiladitya Banerjee, University College London, UK

17:30

Poster presentations

Day 2: Friday 21st July

   
09:00        

How Clever are Bacteria in Responding to Antibiotic Stress?
Bob Austin (Princeton University, USA)

09:40            

Predatory Bdellovibrio bacteria -microengineers modifying prey cell structures
Liz Sockett (University of Nottingham, UK)

10:10

Predicting and altering antibiotic resistance evolution
Tobias Bollenbach (University of Cologne, Germany)                    

10:40

Coffee break

11:00

Insights from single-molecule fluorescence microscopy into the basic science of Staphylococcal infections and strategies used to evade immune cells
Mark Leake (University of York, UK)

11:30

Combatting biofilm-associated antimicrobial tolerance
Jeremy Webb (University of Southampton, UK)

12:00

Discussion

12:15

Lunch and posters

13:35

Growth dependent efficacy of chemical and biological antibiotics
Matthew Scott (University of Waterloo, Canada)

14:05

Peptidoglycan: The physical properties of a major antibiotic target
Robert Turner, University of Sheffield, UK

14:20

Watching bacterial gene transfer
Berenike Maier (University of Cologne, Germany)

15:00

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Key dates

  • Abstract submission deadline: [EXTENDED]
    27 June 2017
  • Registration deadline [EXTENDED]:
    14 July 2017