Program Schedule

Immune Response to Microbial Infection

Thursday, October 9, 2014: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Room: The Pennsylvania Convention Center: 111-AB

Learning Objectives:


Target Audience: Vaccinologists, Scientists, Researchers, Public health practitioners, Microbiologists, Members-in-training, Medical students and residents, Lab personnel, Investigators, Infectious diseases physicians, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Hospital epidemiologists, Fellows, Epidemiologists, Academicians

Tracks: Pediatric ID, Investigative ID, Global ID, Adult ID

Moderators:  Carol J. Baker, MD, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children's Hospital and David J. Tweardy, MD, Baylor College of Medicine

10:30 AM
Influenza-induced Susceptibility to Secondary Bacterial Pneumonia Is Rescued in STAT2-/- Mice Via an IL-23 Independent Mechanism
Benjamin Lee, MD ; Kevin Mchugh, BA ; Sivanarayana Mandalapu, MS ; John Alcorn, PhD
11:00 AM
Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms Drive Phenotypic Diversity Among Sequence Type 1 Group B Streptococcus, An Emerging Cause of Invasive Disease in Adult Humans
Jessica Galloway-Pena, PhD ; Pranoti Sahasrabhojane, MS ; Immaculada Margarit, PhD ; Roberto Rosini, PhD ; Guido Grandi, PhD ; Allison Mcgeer, MD ; Sarah Teatero, MS ; Nahuel Fittipaldi, PhD ; Carol J. Baker, MD ; Samuel Shelburne, MD, PhD ; Anthony Flores, MD, MPH, PhD
11:30 AM
Sex-Based Differences in the Immune Response in Lyme Disease Over Time
Alison Rebman, MPH ; Kathleen Kortte, PhD ; William Robinson, MD/PhD ; Eric Weinstein, BA ; Lauren Lahey, BS ; Mark Soloski, PhD ; Catriona Wagner, BS ; John Aucott, MD
11:45 AM
A whole-blood transcriptional signature predicts parasite control and protection from malaria fever during natural Plasmodium falciparum infection
Tuan M. Tran, M.D., Ph.D. ; Aissata Ongoiba, M.D. ; Marcus Jones, Ph.D. ; Jeff Skinner, M.S. ; Shanping Li, M.S. ; Safiatou Doumbo, M.D. ; Didier Doumtabe, Pharm.D. ; Younoussou Kone, M.D. ; Aboudramane Bathily, M.D. ; Jules Sangala, M.D. ; Ogobara K. Doumbo, M.D., Ph.D. ; Pratap Venepally, Ph.D. ; Kassoum Kayentao, M.D., M.P.H. ; Boubacar Traore, Pharm.D., Ph.D. ; Ewen F. Kirkness, Ph.D. ; Peter D. Crompton, M.D., M.P.H.

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C. J. Baker, Novartis Vaccines: Advisory Board Member and Consultant, Consulting fee
Pfizer, Inc.: Advisory Board Member, Consulting fee

D. J. Tweardy, None

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Findings in the abstracts are embargoed until 12:01 a.m. EDT, Oct. 8th with the exception of research findings presented at the IDWeek press conferences.

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