157. Fungi and the Microbiome
Saturday, October 5, 2013: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Room: The Moscone Center: 130-131 (Hall E)

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:

  • explain how fungi interact with bacteria in the gastrointestinal tract
  • explain how interactions between fungi and bacteria affect microbial virulence
  • explain how perturbations in the microbiome affect microbial virulence

Target Audience: vaccinologists, scientists, researchers, microbiologists, lab personnel, investigators, infectious diseases physicians, infectious diseases pediatricians, clinicians, academicians

Tracks: Pediatric ID, Investigative ID, Adult ID

Moderators:  Mairi Noverr, PhD, Louisiana State University School of Medicine and Eleftherios Mylonakis, MD, PhD, Rhode Island Hospital, Brown University

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.5 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM

ACPE Credits: No CPE credit is offered for this session.

ACPE Number:


M. Noverr, None

E. Mylonakis, Astellas: Investigator, Research grant
Boehringer Ingelheim : Investigator, Research grant
T2 Biosystems: Investigator, Research support

M. Noverr, None

C. Kumamoto, Arietis : Consultant, Consulting fee

M. Lorenz, None

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