All Experts in Microbiology

Editors

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
Dr. Paul Nunn
Stop TB Department, World Health Organization, Switzerland
Prof. Peter Palese
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, USA
Dr. Mario Raviglione
Stop TB Department, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Prof. Reed Wickner
National Institutes of Health, 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. Francois Baneyx
University of Washington, USA
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
Prof. Kenneth Berns
University of Florida College of Medicine, USA
Prof. Peter Billingsley
Sanaria Inc., USA
Dr. Ashley Birkett
PATH Malaria Vaccine Initiative, USA
Prof. Christine Biron
Brown University, 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. Martin Blaser
New York University, USA
Dr. 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, the Netherlands
Dr. Roland Brosch
Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
Prof. Nicola Brunetti-Pierri
The Telethon Institute of Genetics and Medicine, Italy
Prof. Martin Buck
Imperial College London, UK
Prof. Arsene Burny
Faculte Universitaire des Sciences Agronomiques, Belgium
Prof. Dennis Burton
The Scripps Research Institute, USA
Prof. Russell Carlson
University of Georgia, USA
Prof. Roberto Cattaneo
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, USA
Prof. George Chaconas
University of Calgary, Canada
Prof. Ananda Chakrabarty
University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
Dr. Bambos Charalambous
University College London, UK
Dr. Vincent Chow
School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, and Dr. Meena Sakharkar - Nanyang Center for Supercomputing and Visualization, Nanyang Technological University, 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. John Cooper
Washington University Medical School in St. Louis, USA
Prof. Pascale Cossart
Pasteur Institute, France
Dr. Antonello Covacci
Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics, Italy
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
Prof. Ed Cupp
Auburn University, USA
Prof. Jack Cuzick
Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, St. Bartholomew's Medical School, UK
Prof. Dennis Cvitkovitch
Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Canada
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. Roberto Docampo
University of Georgia, USA
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. 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, US
Dr. Patricia Fast
Stanford University School of Medicine, USA
Dr. Hugh J. Field
University of Cambridge, UK
Prof. B. Brett Finlay
University of British Columbia, Canada
Prof. Robert Flisiak
Medical University of Bialystok, Poland
Prof. Lane Foil
Louisiana State University, USA
Prof. Ron Fouchier
Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Dr. Niels Frimodt-Møller
Statens Serum Institute, Denmark
Dr. Matteo Fumagalli
University College London
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
Prof. Andrew Gewirtz
Emory University, USA
Prof. Glenn Gibson
University of Reading, UK
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
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
Dr. Francisco Guarner
Hospital Vall d'Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
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
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
Dr. Christiane Honisch
University of California San Diego, USA
Prof. Walid A. Houry
University of Toronto, Canada
Prof. William Jacobs
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, USA
Dr. Kathrin Jansen
Pfizer Vaccine Research & Development, USA
Prof. Janet Jansson
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA
Dr. Alan Johnson
Health Protection Agency, 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. Jeffrey Kieft
University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, USA
Prof. Mary Klotman
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, USA
Prof. Keith Klugman
Emory University, USA
Dr. Gerald Kovacs
Advanced BioScience Laboratories, USA
Prof. Laura D. Kramer
Wadsworth Center, USA
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. Peter Lipke
City University of New York, USA
Prof. W. Ian Lipkin
Columbia University, USA
Prof. Dan Littman
New York 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
Dr. Douglas Lowy
National Cancer Institute, USA
Dr. Joen Luirink
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Dr. Peter Lund
University of Birmingham, UK
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
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
Prof. Margaret McFall-Ngai
University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
Dr. Tim McHugh
University College London, UK
Prof. Andrew McMichael
The Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, UK
Prof. Helen McShane
University of Oxford, UK
Prof. Graeme Meintjes
University of Cape Town, South Africa
Prof. John Mekalanos
Harvard Medical School, USA
Prof. Simin Meydani
Tufts University, USA
Prof. Samuel Miller
University of Washington, USA
Prof. David H. Molyneux
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK
Prof. Luis Montaner
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. Johan Neyts
Rega Institute for Medical Research, K.U.Leuven, Belgium
Dr. Andrew Nunn
MRC Clinical Trials Unit, UK
Dr. Paul Nunn
Stop TB Department, World Health Organization, Switzerland
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. Luke O'Neill
Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Prof. Peter Openshaw
Imperial College London, UK
Prof. Albert D.M.E. Osterhaus
Erasmus Medical Centre, The Netherlands
Prof. John Oxford
St. Bartholomew’s, Royal London Hospital, Queen Mary’s School of Medicine and Dentistry, Retroscreen Virology Ltd., UK
Dr. Madhukar Pai
McGill University, Canada
Prof. Peter Palese
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, USA
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
Dr. Dana Philpott
University of Toronto, Canada
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
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. 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. Robert Redfield
Institute of Human Virology, University of Maryland Baltimore, USA
Prof. Dr. Celia Regina da Silva Garcia
University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Dr. Gregor Reid
Lawson Health Research Institute, Ontario, Canada
Prof. William K. Reisen
University of California, Davis, USA
Prof. David Relman
Stanford University, USA
Prof. William Reznikoff
Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, USA
Prof. Julian Rood
Monash University, Australia
Prof. Graham Rook
University College London, UK
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
Dr. Kishore Sakharkar
National University Medical Institutes, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Dr. Meena Sakharkar
Nanyang Center for Supercomputing and Visualization, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Dr. Nita Salzman
Medical College of Wisconsin, USA
Prof. Philippe Sansonetti
The Pasteur Institute and INSERM, France
Prof. Sven Saupe
University of Bordeaux, France
Prof. David Schaffer
University of California, USA
Dr. Joel Schildbach
Johns Hopkins University, USA
Dr. Connie Schmaljohn
US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, USA
Prof. Olaf Schneewind
University of Chicago, USA
Dr. Bruce Schnepp
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, USA
Prof. Christopher J. Schofield
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
Dr. Chloe Sellwood
NHS England, UK
Prof. Robert Siliciano
Johns Hopkins University, USA
Dr. Kasha Singh
University College London, UK and Monash University, Australia
Dr. Miguel P. Soares
Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciencia, Portugal
Prof. Lawrence Stanberry
Columbia University, USA
Prof. Mike Stark
University of Dundee, UK
Prof. Hatch Stokes
Macquarie University, Australia
Dr. Jonathan Stoye
Francis Crick Institute, UK
Dr. David Summers
Department of Genetics, Cambridge University, UK
Dr. Joyce Sutcliffe
NanoBio Corporation, USA
Prof. Michele Swanson
University of Michigan, USA
Prof. Yik Ying Teo
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Prof. Christopher Thomas
University of Birmingham, UK
Prof. Michel Tibayrenc
Institut de Recherche pour le Developpement, Bangkok, Thailand
Prof. Jenny Ting
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
Prof. Maria Tomasz
Hunter College, City University of New York, USA
Prof. Paula Traktman
Medical College of Wisconsin, USA
Prof. Dr. Kursad Turgay
Freie Universitat Berlin, Germany
Prof. David Underhill
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, USA
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, The Netherlands
Dr. Yvette Van Kooyk
Amsterdam University, The Netherlands
Prof. Jonathan Van-Tam
University of Nottingham, UK
Prof. Gerado Vasta
University of Maryland, USA
Dr. Marietjie Venter
National Institute for Communicable Disease, South Africa
Prof. Sten Vermund
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, USA
Dr. Vannan Kandi Vijayan
University of Delhi, India
Prof. Paul Volberding
University of California, San Francisco, USA
Prof. Gerhart Wagner
Uppsala University, Sweden
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. George Weinstock
The Genome Institute, Washington University, USA
Prof. Alison Weiss
University of Cincinnati, USA
Prof. Richard Whitley
University of Alabama at Birmingham, 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
Prof. Curt Wittenberg
The Scripps Research Institute, 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