Biotech China 2014
Microbiology after the Genomics Revolution (Genomes 2014)
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Paris, France
Microbiology after the Genomics Revolution (Genomes 2014)

Schedule of Presentations:

Tuesday, June 24, 2014
07:30:00 Welcome reception at Institut Pasteur
15:00:00 Welcome desk opening // Registration
17:30:00 Welcome addresses Carmen Buchrieser, Christian Brechot
18:00:00 Opening Session Stewart Cole, Lucy Shapiro, Philippe Sansonetti
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
06:00:00 Session 4: New regulatory mechanisms
08:30:00 Session 1: Host ‐ Microorganism interactions Michael Gilmore
08:30:00 New insights into host cell manipulation by a bacterial plant pathogen Ulla Bonas
08:55:00 Genomic monitoring of within host evolution of Streptococcus pneumoniae infection starting from a single cell indicates strong selective pressure
09:15:00 Margaret McFall‐Ngai, University of Wisconsin‐Madison, USA Margaret McFall-Ngai
09:40:00 Genomic signatures define the predatory phenotypes of bacteria and their ecological niches
10:00:00 Pascale Cossart, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France Pascale Cossart
10:25:00 Coffee break
11:00:00 Session 2: Bacterial secretion systems and virulence mechanisms
11:00:00 The type VII secretion systems of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Roland Brosch
11:25:00 Three‐dimensional structure of actin filaments in Listeria monocytogenes comet tails
11:45:00 Ralf Isberg, Tufts University, Boston, USA
12:10:00 Structure, function and dynamics of the Type VI secretion systems Marek Basler
12:35:00 Lunch
14:00:00 Poster Session 1 + meet the expert
15:30:00 Session 3: Bioinformatics and large scale analyses
15:30:00 Peer Bork,EMBL, Heidelberg, Germany Peer Bork
15:55:00 Dealing with the data deluge: new strategies in prokaryotic genome analysis
16:15:00 Uwe Sauer, Institute of Molecular Systems Biology, Zürich, Switzerland Uwe Sauer
16:40:00 Tim Van Opijnen, Boston College, Boston, USA Tim Van Opijnen
17:05:00 Coffee break
17:35:00 Dual RNA‐seq of pathogen and host Jörg Vogel
18:00:00 The Staphylococcus aureus RNome and its implication in bacterial virulence
18:25:00 Listeria. Monocytogenes prophage turns itself into a molecular switch to support bacterial virulence
18:45:00 Jay Hinton, University of Liverpool, UK Jay Hinton
19:15:00 Wine and cheese + Network corner for young scientists
Thursday, June 26, 2014
06:00:00 Session 5: Bacterial evolution, genome architecture, Population genomics
08:00:00 Congress Dinner at the Cité internationale universitaire de Paris
08:30:00 Post genomic approaches to Characterize the Two‐Chromosome Architecture And Maintenance of Vibrio genomes Didier Mazel
08:55:00 On top of conserved genomes : diverse DNA methylomes of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex
09:15:00 Tim Stinear, University of Melbourne, Australia Tim Stinear
09:40:00 Evolution playing a molecular building set: how secretion systems were exapted from bacterial appendages
10:00:00 Siv Andersson, University of Uppsala, Sweden Siv Andersson
10:25:00 Coffee break
11:00:00 Post genomic understanding of how predatory Bdellovibrio evolved to invade Gram negative prey Liz Sockett
11:00:00 Session 6: Bacterial cell biology – Single cell analyses
11:25:00 Susan Schlimpert, Max Planck Institute, Martinsried, Germany Susan Schlimpert
11:50:00 Visualizing the DNA Uptake Process in Naturally Competent Vibrio Cholerae Cells
12:10:00 Mechanisms of bacterial cooperative behaviors: a genomics perspective Tam Mignot
12:35:00 Lunch at Insitut Pasteur + Career lunch
14:00:00 Poster session 2 + meet the expert
15:30:00 Session 7: Host genetics and model systems George Weinstock
15:30:00 Chlamydia infection leaves its mark on host cell by extensive (epi‐)genomic alterations
15:55:00 The complex roles of autophagy at the mycobacteria‐host interface
16:15:00 Use of zebrafish to study septin biology and bacterial autophagy in vivo Serge Mostowy
16:40:00 Coffee break
17:00:00 David Bikard, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France David Bikard
17:00:00 Session 8: Synthetic biology – New tools in microbiology
17:25:00 meta3C reveals the diversity of chromosome organization in microorganisms
17:45:00 Nassos Typas, EMBL, Heidelberg, Germany Nassos Typas
Friday, June 27, 2014
06:00:00 New Presentation
08:30:00 Session 9: Functional genomics
08:30:00 Stephen Lory, Harvard University, Boston, USA Stephen Lory
08:55:00 Regulatory RNAs in the pathogenic Epsilonproteobacteria, Helicobacter pylori and Campylobacter jejuni
09:15:00 Cyclic‐di‐GMP signaling and E. coli biofilm architecture Regine Hengge,
09:40:00 Antibiotic‐induced increase of origin‐proximal gene copy numbers triggers bacterial competence
10:00:00 Carmen Buchrieser, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France Carmen Buchrieser
10:25:00 Coffee break
11:00:00 Genetic interactions of Streptococcus pneumoniae in their commensal niche Julian Parkhill
11:00:00 Session 10: Microbes in their Environment – Metagenomics
11:25:00 Rewiring host lipid metabolism by large viruses determines the fate of Emiliania huxleyi, a bloom‐forming alga in the ocean
11:45:00 George Weinstock, Washington University, St Louis, USA) George Weinstock
12:10:00 Eran Elinav, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehvot, Israel) Eran Elinav
12:35:00 Lunch at Institut Pasteur + Career lunch
14:00:00 Session 11: Bacterial physiology and adaptation
14:00:00 Valerie Mizrahi, UCT Faculty of Health Science, Cap Town, South Africa Valerie Mizrahi
14:25:00 Bacterial translation elicits a growth‐rate‐dependent, genome‐wide and differential production of proteins
14:45:00 Inigo Lasa, University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain Inigo Lasa
15:10:00 Pathometabolism ‐ an emerging field of bacterial pathogenesis Werner Goebel
15:35:00 Coffee break
16:00:00 Session 12: Host microbe interactions Pascale Cossart
16:00:00 Nicole King, University of California, Berkeley, USA Nicole King
16:25:00 Philippe Sansonetti, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France Philippe Sansonetti
16:25:00 Functional high‐throughput screening identifies the miR‐15 microRNA family as cellular restriction factors for Salmonella infection
16:50:00 Closing remarks – Pascale Cossart
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