Named Lecture:
273. Edward H. Kass Lecture
Saturday, October 29, 2016: 5:00 PM-5:45 PM
Room: La Nouvelle Orleans Ballroom

Learning Objectives:

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

  • evaluate careers in Academia and Infectious Diseases
  • use a focused research agenda to drive the field forward
  • review the principles around cryptococcosis through clinical insights molecular biology/genomics and animal models

Target Audience: Academicians, Clinicians, Epidemiologists, Fellows, Healthcare workers, HIV clinicians, HIV specialists, Hospital administrators, Hospital epidemiologists, Infection preventionists, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Infectious diseases physicians, Investigators, Lab personnel, Medical students and residents, Members-in-training, Microbiologists, Nurses, Pharmacists, Public health practitioners, Researchers, Scientists, Vaccinologists

Tracks: Adult ID, Epidemiology and Infection Control, Global ID, HIV-STD-TB, Investigative ID, Pediatric ID, Trainee

Moderator:  Barbara D. Alexander, MD, MHS, FIDSA, Duke University


CME Credits: Maximum of 0.75 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

ACPE Credits:

ACPE Number:


B. D. Alexander, Viamet: Grant Investigator , Research grant
Synexis: Grant Investigator , Grant recipient
Cidara: Scientific Advisor , Consulting fee
Astellas: Consultant and Grant Investigator , Consulting fee and Grant recipient
Virapharma: Investigator , Research support
Shire: Investigator and Scientific Advisor , Consulting fee and Research support
Gilead: Investigator , Research support

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Findings in the abstracts are embargoed until 12:01 a.m. CDT, Wednesday Oct. 26th with the exception of research findings presented at the IDWeek press conferences.