LACDR Fall Symposium: Therapeutic innovation to combat antibiotic resistance
- Thursday 10 October 2019
- Gorlaeus Building
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.
13.15-13.30: 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!