Organizers & Topics

Conference Organizers

Chris Hayes, University of California, Santa Barbara
Beth Lazazzera, University of California, Los Angeles
Peter Chien, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Session Chairs

Peggy Cotter, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Peter Feddolino, University of Michigan
Danielle Garsin, University of Texas Health Science Center
Asma Hatoum-Aslan, University of Alabama
Alan Hauser, Northwestern University
Jennifer Herman, Texas A&M University
Igor Jouline, The Ohio State University
Colin Kleanthous, Oxford University
Houra Merrikh, Vanderbilt University

Scientific Topics

Bacteriophage and CRISPR
Cell-cell Interactions, Microbial Community and Microbiome
Development and Cell Biology
Signaling and Cell Surfaces
DNA Replication, Recombination, and Repair
Transcription Mechanisms and Regulation
Translation, Postranscriptional Regulation, and Proteolysis
Systems Biology and Bioinformatics
Pathogenesis and Host Microbe Interactions
Physiology and Metabolism
Ecology and Evolution

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