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Immunology and Microbiology
 

Molecular Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease Mini-Symposium Registration

Sept 30th, 2014- Hensel Phelps Auditorium West, P18-1006


“Innate immune control of pathogens”

 
Schedule of Events:
8:30-9:00 am: Registration and coffee
9:00- 10:00 am: Keynote Address:  Michael Gale Jr, PhD, University of Washington, Seattle, WA- “Innate immune control of RNA virus infection”
10:00- 10:30 am: Eric Poeschla, MD, University of Colorado School of Medicine - "RNA-dependent RNA polymerase (RdRp)-mediated pan-viral protection via stable activation of MDA5-dependent innate immunity: the story of the Mighty (broad-spectrum antiviral) Mouse."
10:30- 11:00 am: Diane Ordway, PhD, Colorado State University - “Natural infection of Guinea Pigs exposed to patients with Tuberculosis”
11:00- 11:30 am: Coffee Break
11:30-12:00 pm: Laurel Lenz, PhD, University or Colorado School of Medicine - “Interfering with interferons as a host-targeted therapy for bacterial infections”
12:00-12:30 pm: Jeffrey Wilusz, PhD, Colorado State University - “Viral RNA Stability:  Conserved Mechanisms with Pathogenic Implications"
12:30-2:00 pm: Lunch and Infectious Disease Poster Session
2:15-2:30 pm: Poster Prize Announcements
 
MPID Poster Session: 
Limited to graduate students who study an aspect of infectious disease. Poster size is limited to 4ft x 4ft, one poster space per participant. There will be a limit of 30 poster presenters, so register early if you want an opportunity to present. Abstracts are due September 19, 2014. Please email your abstract to emily.eshleman@ucdenver.edu in this format.
 
Please contact Emily Eshleman or Sam Li with any question you may have.