Program Schedule

New Insights into the Immunopathogenesis and Epidemiology of Staphylococcus aureus Infection

Friday, October 10, 2014: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Room: The Pennsylvania Convention Center: 118-ABC

Learning Objectives:

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

  • describe the use of whole genome sequencing to examine Staphylococcus aureus epidemiology
  • discuss recent advances in understanding the molecular mechanisms of virulence and host immune evasion by S. aureus
  • appraise the contribution of innate immune responses to the manifestation of S. aureus disease

Target Audience: Scientists, Researchers, Public health practitioners, Microbiologists, Members-in-training, Lab personnel, Investigators, Infectious diseases physicians, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Infection preventionists, Hospital epidemiologists, Hospital administrators, Health care workers, Fellows, Epidemiologists, Clinicians, Academicians

Tracks: Pediatric ID, Investigative ID, Epidemiology and Infection Control, Adult ID

Moderator:  Alice Prince, MD, FIDSA, Columbia University

8:30 AM
Derrick Crook, Professor
9:00 AM
Frank Deleo, PhD

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.5.0 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM

ACPE Credits:

ACPE Number:


A. Prince, None

D. Crook, None

F. Deleo, None

A. Prince, None

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