Meet-the-Professor Session:
158. Beyond Bugs: The Microbiota and Human Susceptibility to Infection
Saturday, October 20, 2012: 7:00 AM-8:15 AM
Room: SDCC 26 AB

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to describe mechanisms by which the commensal microbiota protects against infection.

Target Audience: Scientists, Researchers, Microbiologists, Investigators, Infectious Diseases Physicians, Infectious Diseases Pediatricians, Fellows-in-Training, Fellows, Epidemiologists, Clinicians, Academicians

Tracks: Investigative ID, Pediatric ID, Adult ID

Meet-the-professors:  William Petri Jr., MD, PhD, FIDSA, University of Virginia and Cynthia Sears, MD, FIDSA, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine


7:00 AM
William Petri Jr., MD, PhD, FIDSA

7:35 AM
Cynthia Sears, MD, FIDSA

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.25 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM


W. Petri Jr., TechLab, Inc: Grant Investigator, Grant recipient and Licensing agreement or royalty

C. Sears, None

Findings in the abstracts are embargoed until 12:01 a.m. PST, Oct. 17th with the exception of research findings presented at the IDWeek press conferences.