All Experts in Infectious Diseases

Editors

Prof. Emeritus Don Clewell
University of Michigan, 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
Dr. Wayne Koff
Senior Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer, International AIDS Vaccine Initiative, USA
Prof. Giovanni Battista Migliori
WHO Collaborating Centre for TB, Italy
Prof. David Molyneux, CMG
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK
Prof. Peter Palese
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, USA
Dr. Mario Raviglione
University of Milan, Italy

Speakers

Dr. Laurent Abel
University Paris Descartes and Inserm, France
Prof. Danny Altmann
Imperial College London, UK
Prof. Sebastian Amyes
University of Edinburgh, UK
Dr. Annaliesa S. Anderson
Pfizer Vaccine Research and Development, USA
Prof. Rustom Antia
Emory University, USA
Dr. Thomas Areschoug
Lund University, Sweden
Dr. Dalan Bailey
The Pirbright Institute, UK
Dr. Kenneth Baillie
University of Edinburgh, UK
Dr. Margaret Baker
Georgetown University, USA
Dr. Montse Bárcena-Martin
Leiden University Medical Center, The Netherlands
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. Peter Beerli
Florida State University, USA
Dr. Carl Bergstrom
University of Washington, 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
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA
Dr. John Blaho
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, USA
Prof. William Blattner
University of Maryland, Baltimore, USA, USA
Prof. James Bliska
Stony Brook University, USA
Prof. Martin Boeree
Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre TB Referral Hospital Dekkerswald, The Netherlands
Dr. Wim H van Brakel
NTD NGO Network, The Netherlands
Prof. Andrew Brooks
Rutgers University, USA
Dr. Roland Brosch
Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
Prof. Dr. Christian Buchholz
Paul-Ehrlich-Institut, Germany
Prof. Arsene Burny
Faculte Universitaire des Sciences Agronomiques, Belgium
Mr. Simon Bush
Sightsavers, Ghana
Prof. Frederic Bushman
University of Pennsylvania, USA
Prof. Sandy Cairncross
O.B.E. London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
Dr. Dee Carter
University of Sydney, Australia
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
Prof. Sarah Cleaveland, OBE, FRS
University of Glasgow, UK
Prof. Emeritus Don Clewell
University of Michigan, USA
Prof. Anthony Coates
St. Georges’ Hospital, University of London, UK
Prof. Frank Cobelens
Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Prof. Richard Condit
University of Florida, USA
Prof. Pascale Cossart
Pasteur Institute, France
Prof. Ben Cowling
University of Hong Kong
Dr. Jonathan Cox
Aston University, UK
Dr. Geoffrey Coxon
University of Strathclyde, UK
Dr. Janet Cox-Singh
University of St Andrews, UK
Prof. Andrea Crisanti
Imperial College London, UK
Prof. James Crowe
Vanderbilt Vaccine Center, USA
Prof. Bryan R. Cullen
Duke University Medical Center, USA
Prof. Ed Cupp
Auburn University, USA
Prof. Jack Cuzick
Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, St. Bartholomew's Medical School, UK
Prof. Gail Davey
Brighton and Sussex Medical School, UK
Prof. Anthony David
UCL Hospital NHS Trust, UK
Prof. Jonathan Day
University of Florida, USA
Prof. Zeger Debyser
KU Leuven, Belgium
Prof. Dr. Erik De Clercq
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
Prof. Michael Diamond
Washington University School of Medicine,, USA
Ms. Hannah Monica Dias
World Health Organization, Switzerland
Prof. Michael Donnenberg
University of Maryland, USA
Prof. Gordon Dougan
Sanger Institute, Cambridge, UK
Dr. David Dowdy
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA
Dr. Erin Duffy
Rib-X Pharmaceuticals Inc, New Haven, USA
Prof. Gary Dunny
University of Minnesota, USA
Dr. Christopher Dye
World Health Organization, Switzerland
Prof. Andrew Easton
University of Warwick, UK
Prof. Arne Egesten
Lund University, Sweden
Prof. Dr. Sabine Eichinger
Medical University of Vienna, Austria
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
Dr. Paul Emerson
International Trachoma Initiative, USA
Prof. Lynn W. Enquist
Princeton University, USA
Prof. Mark Enright
Imperial College London, UK
Dr. İmdat Eroğlu
Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Turkey
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. Matthew Evans
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, USA
Dr. Thomas Evans
Aeras, USA
Prof. Ahmed Hassan Fahal
University of Khartoum, Sudan
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
Dr. Hugh J. Field
University of Cambridge, UK
Prof. B. Brett Finlay
University of British Columbia, Canada
Prof. Durland Fish
Yale University Medical School, USA
Prof. Eleanor N. Fish
University of Toronto, Canada
Dr. Christopher Fitzpatrick
Stop TB Department at the World Health Organization, Switzerland
Prof. Robert Flisiak
Medical University of Bialystok, Poland
Prof. Lane Foil
Louisiana State University, USA
Prof. Ron Fouchier
Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Prof. John Fox
University of Oxford, UK
Dr. David Franz
US Army (Retired) and Kansas State University., 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. Feng Gao
Duke University Medical Center, USA
Dr. Adolfo Garcia-Sastre
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, USA
Prof. Ricardo Gazzinelli
University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA
Prof. Anne Gershon
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, USA
Dr. Haileyesus Getahun
Stop TB Department at the World Health Organization, Switzerland
Prof. Pietro Ghezzi
University of Urbino, Italy
Dr. Toby Gibson
EMBL Heidelberg, Germany
Prof. Stephen Gillespie
University of St. Andrews, UK
Dr. Marc P. Girard
University of Paris, France
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. Luis Graca
University of Lisbon, Portugal
Prof. Diane E. Griffin
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA
Prof. Kevin S. Griffith
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Fort Collins, USA
Prof. Emeritus Duane J. Gubler
Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore
Prof. Dr. Michael Gütschow
University of Bonn, Germany
Prof. Margaret Gyapong
University of Health and Allied Sciences, Ghana
Prof. William Hall
University College Dublin, Ireland
Prof. Scott Halstead
International Vaccine Institute, S. Korea
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. Thomas R. Hawn
University of Washington, USA
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
Indiana University, USA
Dr. Scott Heysell
University of Virginia, USA
Prof. Jules Hoffmann
University of Strasbourg, France
Prof. Stephen Holgate
University of Southampton, UK
Dr. Christiane Honisch
University of California San Diego, USA
Dr. Adrian Hopkins, MBE
Consultant, former Director Mectizan Donation Programme, UK
Prof. Peter Hotez
Baylor College of Medicine, USA
Dr. David Houle
Florida State University, USA
Dr. Zoltan Ivics
Paul Ehrlich Institute, Germany
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
Prof. Jorge Kalil
University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Prof. Ruth Karron
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA
Prof. Dr. Stefan H. E. Kaufmann
Max-Planck-Institute for Infection Biology, Germany
Dr. Louise A. Kelly-Hope
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK
Dr. Philippa Kennedy
University of Minnesota, USA
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. Paul Klenerman
University of Oxford, UK
Prof. Mary Klotman
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, USA
Prof. Keith Klugman
Emory University, USA
Prof. Gary Kobinger
Laval University, Canada
Prof. Katia Koelle
Emory University, USA
Dr. Gerald Kovacs
Advanced BioScience Laboratories, USA
Prof. Laura D. Kramer
Wadsworth Center, USA
Dr. Alison Krentel
Bruyere Research Institute and University of Ottawa, Canada
Dr. Jens Kurreck
Institute for Chemistry and Biochemistry, Free University Berlin, Germany
Dr. Jacob Lalezari
Quest Clinical Research, USA
Dr. Patrick Lammie
Task Force for Global Health, USA
Prof. Lewis Lanier
University of California, San Francisco, USA
Prof. Jeffrey Laurence
Weill Cornell Medical College, USA
Dr. Nina Le Bert
DUKE-NUS Medical School, Singapore
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. Changchun Liu
University of Connecticut Health Center, USA
Prof. David Livermore
Public Health England’s Antibiotic Resistance Monitoring and Reference Laboratory, UK
Prof. Diana N.J. Lockwood
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, UK
Dr. Knut Lönnroth
Stop TB Department at the World Health Organization, Switzerland
Dr. Leonardo Lopez
Barcelona Institute for Global Health, Spain
Dr. Douglas Lowy
National Cancer Institute, USA
Dr. Zhenkun Ma
Global Alliance for TB Drug Development, USA
Dr. Kevin Macaluso
Louisiana State University, USA
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
Prof. David McCoy
Queen Mary University of London, UK
Prof. Mary Ann McCrackin
Medical University of South Carolina, 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. Beeran Meghpara
Thomas Jefferson University, 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. Giovanni Battista Migliori
WHO Collaborating Centre for TB, Italy
Prof. Samuel Miller
University of Washington, USA
Prof. Oriol Mitjà
Fight Aids and Infectious Diseases Foundation, Hospital Germans Trias i Pujol, Barcelona,, Spain
Prof. David Molyneux, CMG
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK
Prof. Luis Montaner
The Wistar Institute, USA
Prof. David Montefiori
Duke University, USA
Prof. Peter Moore
Yale University, USA
Prof. Dr. Christa E. Müller
University of Bonn, Germany
Prof. Robert Munson
Ohio State University, USA
Prof. David Murdoch
University of Otago, New Zealand
Prof. Srihari Naidu
New York Medical College, USA
Prof. James Nataro
University of Maryland, USA
Prof. Johan Neyts
Rega Institute for Medical Research, K.U.Leuven, Belgium
Prof. Michael S. Niederman
Weill Cornell Medical College, USA
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
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, The 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. Mahesh Parmar
University College London, UK
Prof. Susan Paskewitz
University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA
Dr. George Pavlakis
NCI Frederick, USA
Prof. Jordan Peccia
Yale University, USA
Prof. Charles A. Peloquin
University of Florida, USA
Dr. Mark Perkins
FIND, Geneva, Switzerland
Prof. Stanley Perlman
University of Iowa, USA
Prof. Sallie Permar
Duke University Medical School, USA
Prof. Richard Odame Phillips
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana
Dr. Dana Philpott
University of Toronto, Canada
Prof. Deenan Pillay
University College London, UK
Prof. Stanley Plotkin
University of Pennsylvania, USA
Dr. Guido Poli
San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Italy
Dr. Katrina Pollock
Imperial College London, UK
Prof. Mark N. Prichard
University of Alabama, USA
Prof. Alice Prince
Columbia University, USA
Prof. Ann Progulske-Fox
University of Florida, USA
Prof. Vincent Racaniello
Columbia University, USA
Prof. Sarah Ransdell
Nova Southeastern University, USA
Prof. Lee Ratner
Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, USA
Dr. Mario Raviglione
University of Milan, Italy
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
Dr. Scot Roberts
CSO, Altimmune, USA
Prof. John Rogers
Northwestern University, USA
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
Cornell University, USA
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
Prof. Quentin Sattentau
University of Oxford, UK
Dr. John Schiller
National Cancer Institute, USA
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. Barry Schoub
University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
Prof. Gregory Schultz
University of Florida, USA
Dr. Chloe Sellwood
NHS England, UK
Prof. Saad Shakir
Drug Safety Research Unit (DSRU), UK
Dr. Manu Shankar-Hari
NIHR Clinician Scientist & Consultant in ICM, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust., UK
Prof. Megan Shaw
Mount Sinai, USA
Prof. Robert Siliciano
Johns Hopkins University, USA
Prof. Viviana Simon
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, USA
Dr. Kasha Singh
University College London, UK and Monash University, Australia
Dr. Maeve P. Smith
Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, UK
Prof. Peter Smith
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, UK
Prof. Vassiliki Betty Smocovitis
University of Florida, USA
Prof. Lawrence Stanberry
Columbia University, USA
Prof. Dr. Sven Stegemann
Graz University of Technology, Austria
Dr. Jamie Stevens
University of Exeter, UK
Prof. Hatch Stokes
Macquarie University, Australia
Prof. Russell Stothard
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK
Dr. Sean Stowell
Harvard Medical School, USA
Dr. Jonathan Stoye
Francis Crick Institute, UK
Dr. David Strain
University of Exeter Medical School, UK
Dr. Joyce Sutcliffe
NanoBio Corporation, USA
Prof. M. Michael Swindle
Medical University of South Carolina, USA
Prof. Sabine Szunerits
University of Lille, France
Prof. Christoph Tang
University of Oxford, UK
Dr. Simon Tausch
Robert Koch Institute, Germany
Prof. Robin Taylor
NHS Lothian, UK
Prof. Jonathan Temte
University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
Prof. Yik Ying Teo
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Prof. Christopher Thomas
University of Birmingham, UK
Prof. Emma Thomson
University of Glasgow, UK
Dr. Michel Tibayrenc
Institut de Recherche pour le Developpement, France
Dr. Simon Tiberi
Queen Mary University of London, UK
Prof. Domenico Tortorella
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, USA
Prof. Paula Traktman
Medical College of Wisconsin, USA
Prof. 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
Prof. Jürg Utzinger
University of Basel, Switzerland
Prof. Eric Vail
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, 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
Prof. Jonathan Van-Tam
University of Nottingham, UK
Dr. Gonzalo Vazquez-Prokopec
Emory University, USA
Ms. Yael Velleman
The Schistosomiasis Control Initiative, UK
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. Gerhart Wagner
Uppsala University, Sweden
Prof. Mark Wainberg
McGill University, Canada
Prof. Bruce Walker
Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard, USA
Dr. Zachary Wallace
Massachusetts General Hospital and 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
Prof. Susan Welburn
The University of Edinburgh, UK
Dr. David Westenberg
Missouri University of Science and Technology, USA
Prof. E. John Wherry
University of Pennsylvania, USA
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. 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. Randall Wolcott
Southwest Wound Clinic, USA
Prof. Charles Wondji
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK
Dr. Neil Woodford
Health Protection Agency, UK
Prof. Gerry Wright
McMaster University, Canada
Prof. Tomoko Yamamoto
Chiba University, Japan
Dr. Yohei Yamauchi
The University of Bristol, UK
Prof. Junji Yodoi
Kyoto University, Japan
Dr. Vincent Young
University of Michigan Medical School, USA
Dr. Richard Zaleskis
WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Management of Multidrug- Resistant Tuberculosis, Latvia
Dr. Michael Zandi
University College London, UK
Dr. Jean-Pierre Zellweger
TB competence Centre, Swiss Lung Association, Switzerland
Prof. Fabien Zoulim
Lyon University and INSERM, France