Poster Abstract Session:
048. Fungus Among Us: Basic Science
Thursday, October 5, 2017: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM
Room: Poster Hall CD

Development of a clinically relevant murine model of fungal (Aspergillus) endophthalmitis
Neha Gupta, BS; Pawan Kumar Singh, Ph.D.; Sanjay G. Revankar, MD; Pranatharthi H. Chandrasekar, MD; Ashok Kumar, Ph.D.
De novo STAT3 Mutation in a Patient with Fatal, Treatment-Refractory Sino-orbital Aspergillosis
Mukil Natarajan, MD; Amy Hsu, BA; Michael Weinreich, MD, PhD; Janyce Sugui, PhD; Tirdad Zangeneh, DO; Tara Carr, MD; Andrew Oler, PhD; Morgan Similuk, ScM; Kyung Kwon-Chung, PhD; Joshua Milner, MD; Michail S Lionakis, MD, ScD
C5ar1-dependent phagocyte effector functions protect against systemic candidiasis
Jigar V Desai, PhD; Claudia Kemper, Ph. D.; Jörg Köhl, M. D.; Michail Lionakis, M.D., Sc.D.
  • C5ar1_Desai.pdf (9.5 MB)
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    VT-1598 Inhibits the in vitro Growth of Mucosal Candida Isolates and Protects Against Oropharyngeal Candidiasis in IL-17 Deficient Mice
    Timothy J Break, PhD; Jigar V Desai, PhD; Mukil Natarajan, MD; Elise Ferre, PA-C, MPH; Christina Henderson, BS; Adrian M Zelazny, PhD; Christopher M Yates, MS; Oren J Cohen, MD; Robert J Schotzinger, MD/PhD; Edward P Garvey, PhD; Michail Lionakis, M.D., Sc.D.
    Replicative Aging in Candida auris has an Effect on Antifungal Resistance
    Bettina C. Fries, MD, FIDSA; Somanon Bhattacharya, PhD; Erika Orner, BS; Tejas Bouklas, PhD
  • IDSA_Somanon_2017.pdf (1.2 MB)
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    Mechanisms of flucytosine resistance in Cryptococcus gattii may be independent of the FCY2-FCY1-FUR1 pathway.
    Kiem Vu, PhD; George R. Thompson, MD; Chandler Roe, PhD; Jane Sykes, DVM; Elizabeth Dreibe, MS; Shawn Lockhart, PhD; Wieland Meyer, PhD; David M. Engelthaler, PhD; Angie Gelli, PhD
    Fungal Mechanobiology: High Shear Forces Increase Rhizopus Virulence
    Alexander Tatara, Ph.D.; Nathaniel Albert, MS; Dimitrios P. Kontoyiannis, MD, ScD, PhD (Hon), FACP, FIDSA, FECMM, FAAM
    Optimization of the CRISPR/Cas9 System to Manipulate Gene Function in Rhizopus delemar
    Clara Baldin, PhD; Sameh Soliman, PhD; Heewon Jeon, BS; Christopher Skory, PhD; John Edwards, MD; Ashraf Ibrahim, PhD
    Studies of Pseudomonas aeruginosa Mutants Indicate Pyoverdine as the Central Factor in Inhibition of Aspergillus fumigatus Biofilm
    Gabriele Sass, PhD; Hasan Nazik, PhD; John Penner, MD; Hemi Shah, BS; Karl V. Clemons, PhD; Marie-Christine Groleau, MSc; Eric Déziel, PhD; David A. Stevens, MD, FIDSA

    CME Credits: Maximum of 0.00 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

    Findings in the abstracts are embargoed until 12:01 a.m. PDT, Wednesday Oct. 4th with the exception of research findings presented at the IDWeek press conferences.