Scientific Program

Program

SUNDAY JUNE 10th

From 14:00 Arrival, Registration etc
17:00 – 17:15 Welcome Address by the organizers
Chair:
Session 1: Clinical Manifestations of Bacterial Persistence
17:15 – 17:45 Annelies Zinkernagel
Univ. Hospital Zürich, CH
17:45 – 18:15 Barbara Kazmierczak
Yale University, USA
18:15 – 18:45 Wolf-Dietrich Hardt
ETH Zürich, CH
18:45 – 19:00 Biljana Mojsoska
Copenhagen University, DK
19:00 – 20:00 Welcome Apéro
20:00 Dinner

 

 

MONDAY JUNE 11th
08:45 - 09:00 Welcome address, CSF/ Monte Verità Foundation
09:45 – 10:15 Keynote: Kim Lewis
Northeastern University, Boston, MA USA
Chair:
Session 2: Microbial Persistence
09:45 – 10:15 Nathalie Questembert-Balaban
Hebrew Univ., IL
10:15 – 10:45 Coffee
10:45 – 11:15 Jan Michiels
University of Leuven, BE
11:15 – 11:45 John McKinney
EPF Lausanne, CH
11:45 – 12:00 Alexander Sturm
Broad Institute, Cambridge, USA
12:00 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 14:45 Keynote: Kim Lewis
Northeastern Univ., Boston USA
14:45 - 16:15 Poster session incl. coffee
Chair:
Session 3: Mechanisms of Persistence
16:15 - 16:45 Sophie Helaine
Imperial College London, UK
16:45 - 17:00 Dorien Wilmaerts
University of Leuven, BE
17:00 – 17:15 Alexander Harms
Copenhagen University, DK
17:15 – 17:45 Break - refreshments
17:45 – 18:15 Laurence Van Melderen
Bruxelles Univ., BE
18:15 – 18:30 Amit Pandey
Transl. Health Science & Tech. institute, IN
18:30 – 19:30 Round table
19:30 Dinner

 

 

TUESDAY JUNE 12th
08:45 - 09:30 Keynote: Gisela Storz
NIH, Bethesda, USA
Chair:
Session 4: Stress and Metabolism
09:30 – 10:00 Matthias Heinemann
Groningen Univ., NL
10:00 – 10:15 Sylvie Manuse
Northeastern University, Boston, MA USA
10:15 - 10:45 Coffee
10:45 - 11:15 Terence Hwa
Univ. Calif. San Diego, USA
11:15 – 11:45 Tanel Tenson
University of Tartu, EE
11:45 – 12:00 Mattia Zampieri
ETH-Zürich, CH
12:00 – 14:00 Lunch
From 14:00

Excursion 

19:30 Dinner

 

 

WEDNESDAY JUNE 13th
08:45 - 09:30 Bruce Levin
Emory University, Atlanta USA
Chair:
Session 5: Antibiotic Tolerance and Resistance
09:30 – 09:45 Isabella Santi
University of Basel, CH
09:45 – 10:00 Abel Garcia-Pino
Bruxelles University, BE
10:00 – 10:15 Manoshi Datta
Israel Inst. of Technology, IL
10:15 – 10:45 Coffee
10:45 - 11:00 Wendy Mok
Princeton University, USA
11:00 – 11:30

Dan I Andersson
Uppsala University, SE

11:30 – 11:45 Michael Berney
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, USA
11:45 – 12:00 Neeraj Dhar
EPF Lausanne, CH
12:00 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 16:15 Poster session incl. coffee
Chair:
Session 6: Technology and Innovative Treatment Strategies
16:15 – 16:45 Petra Dittrich
ETH Zürich, CH
16:45 – 17:00 Ana Rita Brochado
EMBL Heidelberg, DE
17:00 – 17:30 Man-Wah Tan
Genentech, USA
17:30 - 17:45 Ariel Blocker
Sanofi R&D, FR
17:45 – 18:15 Glenn Dale
Polyphor, CH
18:15 - 18:45 Awards and Closing remarks
18:45 – 19:30 Networking Apéro
19:30 Dinner
20:30 – 22:00 Jean-Claude Piffaretti
Interlifescience, CH
«Una crisi che si annuncia: la resistenza dei batteri agli antibiotici. Cause, meccanismi, potenziali rimedi»
Public Event, Main Auditorium
THURSDAY JUNE 14th
8:00 – 10:00 Breakfast and departure