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 Short Talk from selected abstract
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: Stewart Cole
EPF Lausanne, CH
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 Short Talk from selected abstract
12:00 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 16:00 Poster session incl. coffee
Chair:
Session 3: Toxin-Antitoxin Systems and Persistence
16:45 - 17:15 Sophie Helaine
Imperial College London, UK
17:15 - 17:45 Kenn Gerdes
Copenhagen University, DK
17:45 – 18:00 Short Talk from selected abstract
18:00 – 18:30 Laurence Van Melderen
Bruxelles Univ., BE
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 Short Talk from selected abstract
10:15 - 10:45 Coffee
10:45 - 11:15 Terence Hwa
Univ. Calif. San Diego, USA
11:15 – 11:30 Short Talk from selected abstract
11:30 – 11:45 Short Talk from selected abstract
11:45 – 12:00 Short Talk from selected abstract
12:00 – 14:00 Lunch
From 14:00

Excursion to Valle Verzasca

 

19:30 Dinner

 

 

WEDNESDAY JUNE 13th
08:45 - 09:30 Bruce Levin
Emory University, Atlanta USA
Chair:
Session 5: Antibiotics Tolerance and Resistance
09:30 – 10:00 Dan I Andersson
Uppsala University, SE
10:00 - 10:15 Short Talk from selected abstract
10:15 – 10:45 Coffee
10:45 - 11:15 Roy Kishony
Israel Inst. of Technology, IL
11:15 – 11:30 Short Talk from selected abstract
11:30 – 12:00 Laura Piddock
Univ. of Birmingham, UK
12:00 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 16:00 Poster session incl. coffee
Chair:
Session 6: Technology and Innovative Treatment Strategies
16:00 – 16:30 Petra Dittrich
ETH Zürich, CH
16:30 – 16:45 Short Talk from selected abstract
16:45 – 17:00 Short Talk from selected abstract
17:00 - 17:30 Man-Wah Tan
Genentech, USA
17:30 – 18:00 Glenn Dale
Polyphor, CH
18:00 - 18:30 Awards and Closing remarks
18:30 – 19:30 Networking Apéro
19:30 Dinner
   
THURSDAY JUNE 14th
8:00 – 10:00 Breakfast and departure
   
tbc: to be confirmed