Symposium Information

November 6-8, 2018
The Rockefeller University

Carson Auditorium
1230 York Avenue, New York, NY 10065

Event Organizers

Dr Vincent A Fischetti

Dr. Vincent Fischetti

Professor and Head
Laboratory of Bacterial Pathogenesis
and Immunology
Rockefeller University

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Dr. Aidan Coffey

Dr. Raymond Schuch

Vice President of Research,
ContraFect Corporation, USA

Post-Antibiotic Effects of Lysin CF-301 Against Staphylococcus aureus

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Daniel Nelson

Dr. Daniel Nelson

Associate Professor
Head, Laboratory of Antimicrobial Discovery,
Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research
University of Maryland

Immunotherapeutics Derived from Bacteriophage Endolysins

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Gladys Moreira Olsen

Gladys Moreira-Olsen

Event Manager, ContraFect Corporation, USA

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Topics, Agenda and Keynote Speakers

1. Gram-Positive Lysins as Therapeutics

2. Engineering Lysins

3. Gram-Negative Lysins

4. Diagnostics

5. Exploiting Lysins for Other Applications

6. The Pathway from Bench to Bedside

Each session will also include additional speakers selected from submitted abstracts.

Keynote Speakers
scheduled so far

Joana Azeredo

Joana Azeredo

Associate Professor, Department of Biological Engineering, University of Minho

Martin Blaser, M.D.

Martin J. Blaser, M.D.

Professor of Microbiology, and Director of the Human Microbiome Program at the NYU School of Medicine

Yves Briers

Dr. Yves Briers

Assistant Professor, Centre of Synthetic Biology, Ghent University (Belgium)

Dr Andres Garci

Dr. Andrés J. García

Executive Director, Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience

Dr Projan

Dr. Steven Projan

Schmelcher Mathias

Dr. Mathias Schmelcher

Senior Assistant, Institute of Food, Nutrition and Health, ETH Zurich