Past Conferences

Infectious Disease Research Talks 2018 Symposium: Metabolism of Infectious Diseases, Defining Relationships for Solutions Logo
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2017 Infectious Disease Research Talks
Innovation in Infectious Disease Research: Challenges & Opportunities

June 7 – 9, 2017  Agenda

The intent of the 2017 program was to stimulate dialogue and discussion, foster collaborations and concerted approaches in developing innovative programs aimed at converting the challenges we are facing in infectious disease programs today into opportunities that advance and protect public health interests. The symposium included invited  speakers and external participants, who discussed ongoing efforts in the field of infectious disease research from the perspective of academia, industry and government sponsors, including a keynote from Michael G. Kurilla, MD, PhD, Director, Office of BioDefense, Research Resources, and Translational Research Associate Director for BioDefense Product Development DMID, NIAID, NIH, and DHHS.

Infectious Diseases on Bats.

Second Annual International Symposium on Infectious Diseases on Bats

June 29 – July 1, 2017  Agenda

This symposium focused on the relationships of bats and the infectious agents for which they serve as hosts, the zoonotic cycles and ecology of bat-borne infectious agents, the molecular mechanisms of immune evasion and pathogenesis, and the clinical manifestations of human, wildlife and veterinary diseases caused by infectious agents transmitted by bats.  

2016 Colorado Mycobacteria Conference Logo

Colorado Mycobacteria Conference

June 7 – 10, 2016  Agenda

The conference focused on advances in the genomics, genetics, biochemistry, immunology, infection control and clinical aspects of mycobacterial diseases (including human tuberculosis, leprosy, Buruli ulcer, non-tuberculous mycobacterial infections, bovine tuberculosis and Johne’s disease). In addition, diagnostic, biomarker, antibiotic and vaccine development were also explored.