Important Dates

Abstract Submission is Open

Travel Awards are Open

Registration Opens:
January 3, 2019

Abstract Submission and Travel Awards Close 
January 15, 2019, 5:00 p.m. (ET)

ASM Microbe 2019 Co-Chairs

David Relman, MD
Co-Chair, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California

David Aronoff, MD, FIDSA, FAAM
Co-Chair, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee

Program Committee

Meeting Location 

Moscone Center
747 Howard St.
San Francisco, CA 94103


Host-Microbe Biology

HMBHost-Microbe Biology (HMB)  Sessions on studying phages, conflict and resolution in evolution, bacterial warfare within the host, and more will cover the cutting-edge biology in the field.



HMB01: Animal Infections

HMB02: Genetic and Physiological Adaptation to the Host

HMB03: Cell and Tissue Responses to Microbes

HMB04: Cellular/Molecular Host-Microbe Interactions

HMB05: Invasion and Survival in Host Cells 

HMB06: Manipulations of Host Functions by Microbes 

HMB07: Microbe-Plant Interactions 

HMB08: Microbial Symbioses with Invertebrate Hosts  

HMB09: Microbiome-Host Interactions

HMB10: Phage-Host Interactions

HMB11: Polymicrobial Pathogenicity and Symbiosis

HMB12: Inflammation and Immunity 

HMB13: Surface Structures of Pathogenic Microbes 

HMB14: Toxins and Secreted Factors

HMB15: Virulence Regulatory Mechanisms

HMB16: Virus-Host Interactions

HMB17: Microbial Metabolism and Host Association

HMB18: Anti-pathogen Strategies

HMB19: Vaccine Development 

HMB20: Eukaryotic Microbe-Host Interactions 


Attend Innovative Sessions

What you can you do with HMB training?  Part I.  Food & Beverage
June 21, 2019 • 7:15 a.m. – 8:15 a.m. 
Crossing the Valley of Death with Your HTS hit
June 21, 2019 • 1:30 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. 
Precision Editing of the Microbiome to Alter Health and Disease
June 22, 2019 • 1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. 
Fundamental Dynamics of Microbial Colonization and Transmission
June 23, 2019 • 1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. 


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