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LACDR Fall Symposium: Therapeutic innovation to combat antibiotic resistance

Thursday 10 October 2019
Gorlaeus Building
Einsteinweg 55
2333 CC Leiden
Lecture Hall C1

Students and staff members are warmly invited to attend the LACDR Fall Symposium.

The topic of the symposium will be: Therapeutic innovation to combat antibiotic resistance.


13.00-13.15: Walk-in

13.15-13.30: Welcome and opening (Coen van Hasselt, LACDR)

13.30-14.15: Bruce R. Levin, PhD (Emory University, USA): The immune, pharmaco- and population dynamics of antibiotic and phage therapy of bacterial infections

14.15-14.45: Niels Høiby, MD, PhD (University of Copenhagen, DK): Antibiotic resistance of bacterial biofilms

14.45-15.15: Coffee break

15.15-15.45: Isabelle Bekeredjian-Ding, MD, PhD (Paul-Ehrlich Institute, DE): Prophylactic therapies against hospital-acquired bacterial pathogens

15.45-16.15: Nathaniel Martin, PhD (Leiden University, NL): Semisynthetic strategies to address antibiotic resistance

16.15-16.25: Suzanne Hovinga Award

16.25-17.30: Closing & Drinks

Attendance of this symposium is free and open to all!

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