William Hope, FRACP, FRCPA, PhD, Univ. of Liverpool
Michael Ison, MD, MS, Northwestern Univ.
One of today's major challenges is the rising tide of antimicrobial resistance. ASM Microbe 2017 is the best place to find relevant information about new antimicrobial agent discovery, preclinical investigations of new antimicrobials in the pipeline, and more! Explore the AAID track topics below.
|AAID01||Antibacterial resistance: Surveillance, typing and clinical and molecular epidemiology|
|AAID02||Antibacterials: Mechanisms of action and mechanisms of resistance|
|AAID03||Antimicrobial pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics and general pharmacology|
|AAID04||Antimicrobial stewardship and quality of care|
|AAID05||Community-acquired infections in adults, including clinical trials|
|AAID07||HIV/AIDS and other retroviruses, including resistance|
|AAID08||Infection prevention and control: Healthcare-associated and surgical infections and clinical epidemiology|
|AAID09||Mycology, including resistance and mechanisms of action of antifungals|
|AAID10||Neglected tropical diseases, parasitic helminthic and protozoan infections, malaria, global health, and travel medicine|
Track Leader: Michael Wagner, PhD, Univ. of Vienna
Many exciting findings in the AES field have surfaced in past few years. There have been recent, game-changing discoveries of microbial players and physiologies, as well as highly discussed news from electromicrobiology and synthetic microbiology. Explore the AES track topics below.
|AES03||Antimicrobial resistance in the environment|
|AES04||Biofilms in applied & environmental science|
|AES05||Biofuels & bioproducts|
|AES06||Bioremediation, biodegradation, biofouling, and biocorrosion|
|AES07||Detecting & characterizing microbes in the environment and microbial response to petroleum & fuel exposure|
|AES09||Fermentation & biotransformation|
|AES11||Freshwater and marine microbiology|
|AES12||Genetic & metabolic functions in environmentally relevant microbes|
|AES13||Microbes of industrial importance|
|AES14||Microbial source tracking|
|AES15||Microbiology of food|
|AES16||Microbiology of the built environment|
|AES17||New microbial processes for resource recovery, carbon capture, and resource efficiency|
Track Leader: Barbara Robinson-Dunn, Ph.D., D(ABMM), Beaumont Hlth. Sys.
With more physician scientists attending ASM Microbe 2017, the CPHM track delves deep into antibiotic susceptibility testing, diagnostic research, and the testing and treatment of Clostridium difficile. Explore the CPHM track topics below.
|CPHM01||Administering the Clinical/Public Health Microbiology Laboratory|
|CPHM02||Antimicrobial susceptibility testing|
Track Leader: Russell Hill, PhD, Univ. of Maryland Ctr. for Disease Control
Our rapidly advancing knowledge of the complexity, immense diversity, and important roles of natural microbial communities is the cornerstone of ecological and evolutionary science. Explore the EES track topics below.
|EES01||Biofilms in ecological & evolutionary science|
|EES02||Biogeochemical processes in the environment|
|EES03||Climate change and microbes|
|EES04||Comparative & evolutionary genomics|
|EES05||Ecology and evolution of viruses & phage|
|EES07||Modeling ecological & evolutionary practices|
|EES08||‘omics to study ecosystem function|
|EES09||Patterns, mechanisms & experimental approaches in molecular evolution|
Track Leader: Victor DiRita, PhD, Michigan State Univ.
The breadth of host-microbe biology is represented in its full glory at ASM Microbe 2017. Speakers such as Denise Monack, Kristin Parent, and Harald Brϋssow will speak on cutting-edge research – topics range from studying phages and conflict and resolution in evolution to bacterial warfare. Explore the HMB track topics below.
|HMB02||Climate response in microbial symbionts|
|HMB03||Genetic & physiological adaptation to the host|
|HMB04||Host response to microbes|
|HMB06||Invasion & survival in host cells|
|HMB07||Manipulations of host functions by microbes|
|HMB09||Microbial symbioses with invertebrate hosts|
Track Leader: Kumaran Ramamurthi, PhD, NIH
Walk away from the MBP track with a detailed mechanistic understanding of microbial life at the cellular and molecular level. Explore the MBP track topics below.
|MBP01||Assembly & structure of complexes|
|MBP02||Computational genomics, databases & modeling|
|MBP04||Eucaryotic Cell Biology|
|MBP05||Gene regulatory mechanisms|
|MBP07||Growth & development of microbial cells|
|MBP08||Mechanisms of horizontal gene transfer|
|MBP09||Metabolic networks and microbial physiology|
|MBP10||Mobile genetic elements|
|MBP11||Molecular biology & physiology of biofilms|
|MBP13||New genetic & genomic tools|
|MBP14||Phage biology & genomics|
|MBP15||Protein secretion & surface localization|
Track Leader: Jennifer Gardy, PhD, BC Ctr. for Disease Control
Profession of Microbiology is the track for everyone. No matter what area of microbiology you work in and what stage in your career you’re at, the topics covered in POM are things you can use right away in your own practice, from improving communication and teaching skills to getting out there and being an advocated for the microbial sciences. Explore the POM track topics below.
|POM01||Biosafety, biosecurity & biodefense (excluding diagnostic public health microbiology)|
|POM02||Broadening participation in science|
|POM03||Business & management of science|
|POM04||Career & professional planning, preparation & advancement|
|POM05||Enhancing laboratory & research experiences|
|POM06||History of microbiology|
|POM07||Innovative teaching, curriculum & course design|
|POM08||K-12 science education & outreach|
|POM09||Microbiology research advancement|
|POM10||Public outreach & informal science education|
|POM11||Research integrity & responsible conduct|
|POM12||Science communication & social media|