All Experts in Infectious Diseases

Editors

Dr. Michelle R. Arkin
University of California, San Francisco, USA
Prof. Kelvin Davies
University of Southern California, USA
Prof. Dr. Erik De Clercq
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
Prof. John Edman
Emeritus Professor and Director, Center for Vector-Borne Diseases, University of California, Davis, USA
Prof. B. Brett Finlay
University of British Columbia, Canada
Prof. Robert Gallo
Institute of Human Virology, University of Maryland Baltimore, USA
Prof. Stephen Gillespie
University of St. Andrews, UK
Prof. Siamon Gordon
Emeritus Professor, University of Oxford, Sir William Dunn School of Pathology, UK
Prof. Axel Kornerup Hansen
University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Prof. Matthew He
Professor and Director, Division of Math, Science and Technology, Nova Southeastern University, USA
Prof. Walid A. Houry
University of Toronto, Canada
Dr. Wayne Koff
Senior Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer, International AIDS Vaccine Initiative, USA
Prof. Harald Mischak
University of Glasgow, UK
Prof. David Molyneux
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK
Prof. Randolph Nesse
Arizona State University, USA
Dr. Paul Nunn
Stop TB Department, World Health Organization, Switzerland
Dr. Joost J. Oppenheim
National Cancer Institute, USA
Prof. Peter Palese
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, USA
Dr. Mario Raviglione
Stop TB Department, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Prof. Gregory Schultz
University of Florida, USA
Prof. Thomas Steitz
HHMI, Yale University, USA
Prof. Thomas J. Webster
Northeastern University, USA

Speakers

Dr. Laurent Abel
University Paris Descartes and Inserm, France
Prof. Judith Allen
University of Manchester, UK
Prof. Sebastian Amyes
University of Edinburgh, UK
Dr. Thomas Areschoug
Lund University, Sweden
Prof. Anthony Axon
Leeds University Hospital, UK
Prof. Ralph Baric
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
Prof. Rosemary Barnes
Cardiff University, UK
Dr. Christopher Basler
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, USA
Dr. Norman W. Baylor
Biologics Consulting Group, Inc., USA
Dr. Carl Bergstrom
University of Washington, USA
Prof. Kenneth Berns
University of Florida College of Medicine, USA
Prof. Bruce Beutler
The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, USA
Prof. Peter Billingsley
Sanaria Inc., USA
Dr. Ashley Birkett
PATH Malaria Vaccine Initiative, USA
Dr. William R. Bishai
KwaZulu-Natal Research Institute for Tuberculosis and HIV, South Africa and Johns Hopkins University Center for Tuberculosis Research, USA
Dr. John Blaho
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, USA
Prof. William Blattner
University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute, USA
Prof. James Bliska
Stony Brook University, USA
Prof. Martin Boeree
Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre TB Referral Hospital Dekkerswald, Netherlands
Prof. Peter Brennan
University of Portsmouth, UK
Dr. Roland Brosch
Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
Prof. Dr. Christian Buchholz
Paul-Ehrlich-Institut, Germany
Prof. Arsene Burny
Faculte Universitaire des Sciences Agronomiques, Belgium
Prof. Sandy Cairncross
O.B.E. London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
Prof. Roberto Cattaneo
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, USA
Dr. Ricard Cervera
Hospital Clinic and University of Barcelona, Spain
Prof. George Chaconas
University of Calgary, Canada
Dr. Bambos Charalambous
University College London, UK
Prof. Vincent Chow
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Dr. Tomas Cihlar
Department of Biology, Gilead Sciences, USA
Dr. Daniela Cirillo
San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy
Prof. P. Patrick Cleary
University of Minnesota, USA
Emeritus Prof. Don Clewell
University of Michigan, USA
Prof. Anthony Coates
St. Georges’ Hospital, University of London, UK
Prof. Frank Cobelens
Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Prof. Richard Condit
University of Florida, USA
Prof. Pascale Cossart
Pasteur Institute, France
Dr. Rachel Cowie
University of Bristol, UK
Dr. Geoffrey Coxon
University of Strathclyde, UK
Dr. Janet Cox-Singh
University of St Andrews, UK
Prof. Sheila Crowe
Division of Gastroenterology UC San Diego, School of Medicine
Dr. Ronald G. Crystal
Weill Medical College of Cornell University, USA
Prof. Ed Cupp
Auburn University, USA
Prof. Jack Cuzick
Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, St. Bartholomew's Medical School, UK
Prof. Jonathan Day
University of Florida, USA
Dr. Zeger Debyser
Laboratory for Molecular Virology and Gene Therapy, K.U.Leuven, Belgium
Prof. Dr. Erik De Clercq
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
Prof. Fernando de la Cruz
Universidad de Cantabria, Spain
Prof. Michael Donnenberg
University of Maryland, USA
Prof. Gordon Dougan
Sanger Institute, Cambridge, UK
Dr. Erin Duffy
Rib-X Pharmaceuticals Inc, New Haven, USA
Prof. Gary Dunny
University of Minnesota, USA
Prof. Geoffrey Dusheiko
Royal Free Hospital, London, UK
Dr. Christopher Dye
World Health Organization, Switzerland
Prof. Andrew Easton
University of Warwick, UK
Prof. Arne Egesten
Lund University, Sweden
Dr. Stuart Elborn
Queen’s University Belfast, UK
Prof. Richard Elliott
University of St Andrews, UK
Dr. Ian Eltringham
King’s College Hospital, London, UK
Prof. Mark Enright
Imperial College London, UK
Prof. Caetano Reis e Sousa
Cancer Research, London Research Institute, UK
Prof. José Esté
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain
Prof. Mary Estes
Baylor College of Medicine, USA
Dr. Thomas Evans
Aeras, USA
Prof. Paul Ewald
University of Louisville, USA
Prof. Camile Farah
School of Dentistry - University of Western Australia, Australia
Dr. Patricia Fast
Stanford University School of Medicine, USA
Prof. Alan Fenwick
Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, UK
Prof. Ana Fernandez-Sesma
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, USA
Prof. Dominique Ferrandon
French National Centre for Scientific Research, France
Dr. Giuseppe Ficarra
University of Florence and Azienda Ospedaliera, Italy
Dr. Hugh J. Field
University of Cambridge, UK
Prof. B. Brett Finlay
University of British Columbia, Canada
Prof. Eleanor Fish
University of Toronto and Toronto General Research Institute, Canada
Dr. Christopher Fitzpatrick
Stop TB Department at the World Health Organization, Switzerland
Prof. Robert Flisiak
Medical University of Bialystok, Poland
Prof. Leopold Flohe
Technical University, Germany
Prof. Lane Foil
Louisiana State University, USA
Prof. Ron Fouchier
Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam, Netherlands
Dr. David Franz
US Army (Retired) and Kansas State University., USA
Dr. Ashley Frazer-Abel
University of Colorado, USA
Dr. Niels Frimodt-Møller
Statens Serum Institute, Denmark
Dr. Matteo Fumagalli
University College London, UK
Prof. Barbara Funnell
University of Toronto, Canada
Dr. Sébastian Gagneux
National Institute for Medical Research, UK
Prof. Robert Gallo
Institute of Human Virology, University of Maryland Baltimore, USA
Dr. Adolfo Garcia-Sastre
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, USA
Prof. Ricardo Gazzinelli
University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA
Prof. Anne Gershon
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, USA
Dr. Don Gerson
PnuVax, Inc, Canada
Dr. Haileyesus Getahun
Stop TB Department at the World Health Organization, Switzerland
Prof. Stephen Gillespie
University of St. Andrews, UK
Dr. Marc P. Girard
University of Paris, France
Dr. Stephen Girardin
University of Toronto, Canada
Dr. Philippe Glaziou
Stop TB Department at the World Health Organization, Switzerland
Dr. Raphaela Goldbach-Mansky
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Disorders, NIH, USA
Prof. Douglas Golenbock
University of Massachusetts, USA
Prof. Edgar Goluch
Northeastern University, USA
Prof. Neil Gow
Aberdeen University, UK
Prof. John T. Gray
Audentes Therapeutics Inc., USA
Prof. Kevin S. Griffith
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Fort Collins, USA
Prof. Duane J. Gubler
Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School
Dr. Farshad Guirakhoo
Vaxess Technologies, USA
Prof. William Hall
University College Dublin, Ireland
Prof. Scott Halstead
International Vaccine Institute, Korea
Prof. Axel Kornerup Hansen
University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Prof. Dr. Wolf-Dietrich Hardt
Institute of Microbiology, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Prof. Anthony D. Harries
International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, UK
Dr. Laura C. Harrington
Cornell University, USA
Prof. Claire Harris
Newcastle University, UK
Dr. Yazan Hassona
The University of Jordan, Jordan
Prof. Frederick G. Hayden
University of Virginia School of Medicine, USA
Prof. Chuan He
University of Chicago, USA
Mrs. Orienka Hellferscee
National Institute for Communicable Disease, South Africa
Prof. Heiko Herwald
Lund University, Sweden
Prof. Roland W. Herzog
University of Florida, USA
Prof. Dr. Pieter S. Hiemstra
Department of Pulmonology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, Netherlands
Prof. Jules Hoffmann
University of Strasbourg, France
Prof. Palle Holmstrup
University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Dr. Christiane Honisch
University of California San Diego, USA
Dr. Lee Hood
Institute for Systems Biology, USA
Dr. David Houle
Florida State University, USA
Prof. William Jacobs
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, USA
Dr. Kathrin Jansen
Pfizer Vaccine Research & Development, USA
Prof. Makkuni Jayaram
University of Texas at Austin, USA
Dr. Alan Johnson
Health Protection Agency, UK
Prof. Sebastian Johnston
Imperial College London, UK
Dr. Nicholas Kalavrezos
University College London Hospital, UK
Prof. Ruth Karron
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA
Prof. Dr. Stefan H. E. Kaufmann
Max-Planck-Institute for Infection Biology, Germany
Prof. Earl R. Kern
University of Alabama, USA
Prof. Saleem Khan
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, USA
Prof. Uriel Kitron
Emory University, USA
Prof. Mary Klotman
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, USA
Prof. Matthew Kluger
George Mason University, USA
Prof. Keith Klugman
Emory University, USA
Dr. Gerald Kovacs
Advanced BioScience Laboratories, USA
Prof. Laura D. Kramer
Wadsworth Center, USA
Prof. Sir Peter Lachmann
University of Cambridge, UK
Emeritus Prof. John D. Langdon
King’s College London, UK
Prof. Lewis Lanier
University of California, San Francisco, USA
Prof. Mike Lehane
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK
Prof. Stanley Lemon
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, USA
Prof. Norman Letvin
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, USA
Prof. Kim Lewis
Northeastern University, USA
Dr. Diane Lindsay
Glasgow Microbiology Reference Laboratory, UK
Prof. W. Ian Lipkin
Columbia University, USA
Prof. Yong-Jun Liu
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA
Prof. David Livermore
Public Health England’s Antibiotic Resistance Monitoring and Reference Laboratory, UK
Dr. Knut Lönnroth
Stop TB Department at the World Health Organization, Switzerland
Prof. Jennie Lou
College of Medicine, Nova Southeastern University, USA
Dr. Douglas Lowy
National Cancer Institute, USA
Prof. Lucio Luzzatto
Muhimbili University of Health and Applied Sciences, Tanzania
Dr. Zhenkun Ma
Global Alliance for TB Drug Development, USA
Dr. Kevin Macaluso
Louisiana State University, USA
Prof. Mark Mailliard
University of Nebraska College of Medicine, USA
Dr. Dimitris Malamos
National Organization of Health Service (IKA), Greece
Dr. Kevin Maloy
University of Oxford, UK
Prof. Alberto Mantovani
Istituto Clinico Humanitas and Humanitas University, Italy
Prof. Ben J. Marais
Marie Bashir Institute for Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity (MBI) Centre for Research Excellence in Tuberculosis (TB-CRE) Clinical School, The Children’s Hospital at Westmead The University of Sydney
Prof. Martin Markowitz
Aaron Diamond Aids Research Center, Rockefeller University, USA
Dr. J. Rosser Matthews
University of Maryland, USA
Dr. Tim McHugh
University College London, UK
Prof. James Mckerrow
University of California San Francisco, USA
Prof. Andrew McMichael
The Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, UK
Prof. Helen McShane
University of Oxford, UK
Dr. Daniel W. McVicar
Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, USA
Prof. Graeme Meintjes
University of Cape Town, South Africa
Prof. John Mekalanos
Harvard Medical School, USA
Prof. Seppo Meri
University of Helsinki, Finland
Prof. Simin Meydani
Tufts University, USA
Prof. Samuel Miller
University of Washington, USA
Prof. David Molyneux
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK
Prof. Luis Montaner
The Wistar Institute, USA
Prof. Peter Moore
Yale University, USA
Dr. Connie Mulligan
University of Florida, USA
Prof. Robert Munson
Ohio State University, USA
Prof. David Murdoch
University of Otago, New Zealand
Prof. James Nataro
University of Maryland, USA
Prof. Randolph Nesse
Arizona State University, USA
Prof. Johan Neyts
Rega Institute for Medical Research, K.U.Leuven, Belgium
Dr. Nikolaos Nikitakis
University of Athens, Greece
Dr. Andrew Nunn
MRC Clinical Trials Unit, UK
Dr. Paul Nunn
Stop TB Department, World Health Organization, Switzerland
Prof. Anne O’Garra
National Institute for Medical Research, London, UK
Prof. Graham Ogden
University of Dundee, UK
Dr. Derek O’Hagan
GSK Vaccine Research, USA
Prof. Marco Olivera-Martinez
University of Nebraska Medical Center, USA
Dr. Erica Ollmann Saphire
The Scripps Research Institute, USA
Dr. Joseph O'Neill
Orchestra Therapeutics, Inc., California, USA
Prof. Peter Openshaw
Imperial College London, UK
Prof. Albert D.M.E. Osterhaus
Erasmus Medical Centre, Netherlands
Prof. John Oxford
St. Bartholomew’s, Royal London Hospital, Queen Mary’s School of Medicine and Dentistry, Retroscreen Virology Ltd., UK
Prof. Mark Pagel
University of Reading, UK
Dr. Madhukar Pai
McGill University, Canada
Prof. Peter Palese
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, USA
Dr. Andrea Pantoja
Stop TB Department at the World Health Organization, Switzerland
Prof. Susan Paskewitz
University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA
Dr. George Pavlakis
NCI Frederick, USA
Prof. Charles A. Peloquin
University of Florida, USA
Dr. Mark Perkins
FIND, Geneva, Switzerland
Prof. Douglas E. Peterson
UConn Health, USA
Dr. Dana Philpott
University of Toronto, Canada
Prof. Matthew Pickering
Imperial College London, UK
Prof. Deenan Pillay
University College London, UK
Prof. Stanley Plotkin
University of Pennsylvania and Sanofi Pasteur, USA
Dr. Guido Poli
San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Italy
Dr. Kevin Pollock
Health Protection Scotland, UK
Prof. Mark N. Prichard
University of Alabama, USA
Prof. Alice Prince
College of Physicians & Surgeons, Columbia University, USA
Prof. Ann Progulske-Fox
University of Florida, USA
Prof. Rafael Radi
Universidad de la Republica, Uruguay
Prof. Rino Rappuoli
Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics, Italy
Prof. Lee Ratner
Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, USA
Dr. Mario Raviglione
Stop TB Department, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Prof. Andrew Read
Edinburgh University, UK
Prof. Robert Redfield
Institute of Human Virology, University of Maryland Baltimore, USA
Prof. Dr. Celia Regina da Silva Garcia
University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Prof. William K. Reisen
University of California, Davis, USA
Prof. Tara Renton
Kings College London, UK
Prof. William S. Romoser
Ohio University, USA
Prof. Julian Rood
Monash University, Australia
Prof. John Rossi
Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope, USA
Dr. Craig Roy
Yale University, USA
Prof. David Russell
College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, USA
Prof. Steven Sacks
King's College London, UK
Dr. Arvind Sahu
National Centre for Cell Science, India
Dr. Kishore Sakharkar
National University Medical Institutes, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Dr. Meena Sakharkar
University of Saskatchewan, Canada
Dr. Nita Salzman
Medical College of Wisconsin, USA
Prof. Philippe Sansonetti
The Pasteur Institute and INSERM, France
Dr. Connie Schmaljohn
US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, USA
Prof. Paul Schmid-Hempel
ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Prof. Olaf Schneewind
University of Chicago, USA
Prof. Christopher J. Schofield
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
Prof. James J. Sciubba
The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, USA
Dr. Chloe Sellwood
NHS England, UK
Prof. Megan Shaw
Mount Sinai, USA
Prof. Robert Siliciano
Johns Hopkins University, USA
Dr. Kasha Singh
University College London, UK and Monash University, Australia
Dr. Maeve P. Smith
Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, UK
Prof. Stephen T. Sonis
Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, USA
Prof. Lawrence Stanberry
Columbia University, USA
Prof. Stephen Stearns
Yale University, USA
Dr. Jamie Stevens
University of Exeter, UK
Prof. Hatch Stokes
Macquarie University, Australia
Dr. Jonathan Stoye
Francis Crick Institute, UK
Dr. Joyce Sutcliffe
NanoBio Corporation, USA
Prof. Catharina Svanborg
Lund University, Sweden
Prof. Joel Swanson
University of Michigan Medical School, USA
Prof. Francesco Tedesco
Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Italy
Prof. Jonathan Temte
University of Wisconsin, USA
Prof. Yik Ying Teo
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Prof. Christopher Thomas
University of Birmingham, UK
Dr. Michel Tibayrenc
Institut de Recherche pour le Developpement, France
Prof. Jenny Ting
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
Prof. Paula Traktman
Medical College of Wisconsin, USA
Dr. Paul Turner
Yale University, USA
Prof. David Underhill
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, USA
Dr. Mukund Uplekar
Stop TB Department at the World Health Organization, Switzerland
Dr. H. Rogier van Doorn
Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Wellcome Trust Major Overseas Programme, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Prof. Jakko van Ingen
Radbound University, Netherlands
Dr. Yvette Van Kooyk
Amsterdam University, Netherlands
Prof. Jonathan Van-Tam
University of Nottingham, UK
Dr. Gonzalo Vazquez-Prokopec
Emory University, USA
Dr. Marietjie Venter
National Institute for Communicable Disease, South Africa
Prof. Sten H. Vermund
Yale University, USA
Dr. Vannan Kandi Vijayan
University of Delhi, India
Prof. Paul Volberding
University of California San Francisco, USA
Prof. Mark Wainberg
McGill University, Canada
Prof. Bruce Walker
Harvard Medical School, USA
Prof. David Warhurst
London School of Hygiene and Tropical and Medicine, UK
Prof. Keith Weaver
University of South Dakota, USA
Prof. Scott Weaver
University of Texas Galveston Medical Branch, USA
Prof. Wisia Wedzicha
University College London, UK
Prof. Alison Weiss
University of Cincinnati, USA
Prof. Robin Weiss
University College London, UK
Dr. Mary Jane West-Eberhard
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Costa Rica
Prof. Richard Whitley
University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
Prof. Stephen Wikel
University of Texas Galveston Medical Branch, USA
Prof. Robert Wilkinson
University of Cape Town, South Africa
Dr. Lucas Willems
Faculte Universitaire des Sciences Agronomiques, Belgium
Dr. Chris Wilson
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, USA
Dr. Daniel Wilson
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat Munchen, Germany
Dr. Peter Wilson
University College London Hospital, UK
Dr. Stephen Winans
Cornell University, USA
Dr. Cheryl A. Winkler
SAIC-Frederick, Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research, USA
Dr. Sook-Bin Woo
Harvard School of Dental Medicine, USA
Dr. Neil Woodford
Health Protection Agency, UK
Prof. Gerry Wright
McMaster University, Canada
Prof. Tomoko Yamamoto
Chiba University, Japan
Prof. Junji Yodoi
Kyoto University, Japan
Dr. Vincent Young
University of Michigan Medical School, USA
Prof. Fabien Zoulim
Lyon University and INSERM, France