Keynote Speaker

Dr. Gigi Storz, NIH

Session Chairs

Jeremy Bird, University of Delaware
Sophie Helaine, Harvard Medical School
Paola Mera, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign
Josh Modell, Johns Hopkins University
M. Sloan Siegrist, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Christina Stallings, Washington University at St. Louis
Nassos Typas, EMBL Heidelberg
Julia van Kessel, Indiana University, Bloomington
Allison Williams, University of California San Francisco

Conference Organizers

Peter Chien, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Patricia Champion, University of Notre Dame
Lyle Simmons, University of Michigan

Scientific Topics

Regulation of Gene Expression
Phages & CRISPR
Signaling & Stress Responses
Host Microbe Interactions
Bacterial Systems Biology
Cell & Membrane Biology
Chromosomes and Replication
Bacterial Physiology


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Important dates

Registration Open: February 7
Abstract Submission Open: February 7
Oral Abstract Submission Deadline: June 11
Poster Abstract Submission Deadline: June 28
Abstract Selection Notifications: June 30
Sternberg Award Nomination Deadline: TBD
Cancellation Deadline: June 23


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