Spotlight Session 1

Bacteria and Their Environment
9:00 a.m., Thursday, 18 October
Wyndham Pittsburgh University Center, Schenley Ballroom 3

Moderator

Saleem Khan, PhD

Presentations

Healthcare Associated Outbreaks of Bacterial Diseases: Itís Time To Modernize
Lee Harrison, MD

Host-Microbiome Interactions in the Lung
Barbara Methé, PhD

Nanocultures as Artificial Microniches for Studying Microbial Dynamics
Tagbo Niepa, PhD

Ordering Up Gene Expression by Slowing Down Transcription Factor Binding Kinetics
Matthew Culyba, MD, PhD