Speakers

  • Peter Palese, PhD
    Horace W. Goldsmith Professor and Chair Department of Microbiology Professor, Department of Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
    Biography
      Peter Palese is Professor of Microbiology and Chair of the Department of Microbiology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York. His research is in the area of RNA-containing viruses with a special emphasis on influenza viruses. Specifically, he established the first genetic maps for influenza A, B, and C viruses, identified the function of several viral genes, and defined the mechanism of neuraminidase inhibitors (which are now FDA-approved antivirals). He developed the field of reverse genetics for negative strand RNA viruses, which allows the introduction of site-specific mutations into the genomes of these viruses. This technique is crucial for the study of the structure and function relationships of viral genes, for investigation of viral pathogenicity, and for development and manufacturing of novel vaccines. At present, Palese's group works with Adolfo García-Sastre and Florian Krammer on the development of a universal influenza virus vaccine. Palese was a recipient of the Robert Koch Prize in 2006, a recipient of the European Virology Award (EVA) in 2010, a recipient of the 2012 Sanofi-Institut Pasteur Award, and the awardee of the 2015 Beijerink Virology Prize of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences. Palese is a Member of the German National Academy of Sciences, a corresponding Member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences and he is a Member of the National Academy of Sciences, a Member of the National Academy of Medicine (IOM) and a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
    • Amy Leber, PhD
      Director, Clinical Microbiology/ Immunoserology Laboratory, Nationwide Children's Hospital
      Biography
        Dr. Amy Leber, PhD Laboratory Medicine, Clinical Microbiology Immunoserology/Virology/Molecular Diagnostics Dr. Leber received a Service From the Heart Award for helping a colleague through a health crisis during a conference in Louisiana last spring. Her colleague had a heart attack, and Dr. Leber not only stayed with her for several extra days while in the hospital, but also kept the colleague's family and friends back home informed of the situation. Dr. Leber continued to follow up with her colleague during the recovery process
      • Marilyn Roossinck, PhD
        Professor, Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology and Biology, Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, W229A Millennium Science Complex, Pennsylvania State University
        Biography
          Dr. Roossinck received a PhD in 1986 from the University of Colorado School of Medicine in Microbiology and Immunology, studying Hepatitis B virus, on an National Institutes of Health fellowship. Following a postdoctoral fellowship at Cornell University, where she began studying plant viruses, she moved to the Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation as a principal investigator, and focused her research on plant virus evolution and ecology. After the discovery of a novel plant-fungus-virus three-way mutualistic symbiosis that allows plants to grow in geothermal soils in Yellowstone National Park her interests expanded to include viruses of fungi. Currently she is a member of the Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, and a Professor of Virus Ecology, in the Department of Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology at the Pennsylvania State University. She and her team have been studying virus ecology and experimental evolution for 25 years using plant and fungal viruses as models, and have published a number of seminal papers in this area. She is an expert in virus diversity and biodiversity, and has done extensive work on complex interactions between beneficial viruses and their hosts that are involved in adaptation of plants and fungi to extreme environments.
        • Daniel Diekema, PhD
          Professor of Internal Medicine and Pathology, University of Iowa
          Biography
            Dr. Diekema is a Professor of Internal Medicine and Pathology at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine. After graduating from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Dr. Diekema did an internal medicine residency at the University of Virginia, and completed fellowships in infectious diseases, hospital epidemiology and medical microbiology at the University of Iowa, where he also received an MS in Preventive Medicine. Dr. Diekema currently serves as director of the Division of Infectious Diseases at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, associate director of the University of Iowa Hospital Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, the associate hospital epidemiologist at University of Iowa Healthcare. Dr. Diekema's clinical and research interests include several aspects of healthcare epidemiology, including the epidemiology of invasive fungal infections in hospitalized patients, and the epidemiology of antimicrobial resistance. He has served on national committees that establish standards in clinical microbiology and infection prevention, including the Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI) and the CDC's Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC), of which he is currently co-chair. He is also the immediate past-president of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA).
          • Matthew Fields, CBE
            Professor, Director, Center for Biofilm Engineering Montana State University
            Biography
              Fields previously served as interim head of the Microbiology Department (now the Department of Microbiology and Immunology). He heads CBE's Physiology and Ecology Lab, where his research is focused on metabolic and genetic processes of microbes and biofilms. These organisms can be involved in nitrate contamination, heavy metal remediation, metal corrosion and bio-energy production, among other areas. He earned his doctorate in microbiology (with a minor in biochemistry and biological engineering) from Cornell University. Fields earned his master's degree in biological sciences at Mississippi State University and his bachelor's degree in biology and chemistry at Western Kentucky University. Fields has won numerous awards and journal editorships, including the MSU Award for Excellence and the Wiley Award for Meritorious Research. He currently serves as specialty editor for the journal "Frontiers in Microbiology" and academic editor for "PLoS One," and he is a research fellow at the National Center for Genome Resources in Santa Fe, N.M.
            • Jack Gilbert, PhD
              Professor, Department of Surgery University of Chicago, Group Leader for Microbial Ecology Argonne National Laboratory, Senior Scientist, Marine Biological Laboratory
              Biography
                Professor Jack A Gilbert earned his Ph.D. from Unilever and Nottingham University, UK in 2002, and received his postdoctoral training at Queens University, Canada. He subsequently returned to the UK in 2005 to Plymouth Marine Laboratory at a senior scientist until his move to Argonne National Laboratory and the University of Chicago in 2010. Currently, Professor Gilbert is the Director of the Microbiome Center and a Professor of Surgery at the University of Chicago. He is also Group Leader for Microbial Ecology at Argonne National Laboratory, Associate Director of the Institute of Genomic and Systems Biology, Research Associate at the Field Museum of Natural History, and Senior Scientist at the Marine Biological Laboratory. Dr. Gilbert uses molecular analysis to test fundamental hypotheses in microbial ecology. He has authored more than 200 peer reviewed publications and book chapters on metagenomics and approaches to ecosystem ecology. He is currently working on generating observational and mechanistic models of microbial communities in natural, urban, built and human ecosystems. He is on the advisory board of the Genomic Standards Consortium (www.gensc.org), and is the founding Editor in Chief of mSystems journal. In 2014 he was recognized on Crain's Business Chicago's 40 Under 40 List, and in 2015 he was listed as one of the 50 most influential scientists by Business Insider, and in the Brilliant Ten by Popular Scientist.
              • Maureen Hanson
                Professor, Cornell University
                Biography
                  Maureen R. Hanson is Liberty Hyde Bailey Professor in the Department of Molecular Biology & Genetics at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. She received a B.S. degree at Duke University and a Ph.D. in Cell and Developmental Biology from Harvard University. After completing an NIH NRSA postdoctoral fellowship at Harvard, she joined the faculty of the Biology Department at University of Virginia before moving to Cornell. She presently has a diverse research program involving gene expression and intracellular organelles in plants and humans. She has a special interest in the pathophysiology of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.
                • Roxana Hickey, PhD
                  Microbial Ecologist and Postdoctoral Scholar, Univeristy of Oregon
                  Biography
                    Dr. Roxana Hickey is a microbial ecologist and postdoctoral scholar at the University of Oregon Biology and the Built Environment (BioBE) Center. She obtained a Ph.D. in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology in 2015 and a B.S. in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology in 2010, both from the University of Idaho. Dr. Hickey's research is motivated by a desire to understand the causes and consequences of variation in the trillions of microorganisms inhabiting the human body, collectively known as the microbiome. During her graduate studies, she performed research to understand what constitutes a normal and healthy vaginal microbiome as a necessary step toward improving women's health. Her research explored microbial community dynamics of the vaginal microbiome during puberty and in adulthood. Struck by the variability among different individuals' microbiomes, Dr. Hickey became increasingly interested in understanding how external factors may influence the assembly and dynamics of microbial communities throughout the human body. Since joining the BioBE Center in 2015, she has expanded her scope of study to explore the role of the indoor environment in shaping the human skin and gut microbial communities. Working alongside BioBE Director Dr. Jessica Green, she is forging interdisciplinary collaborations with architects, building engineers, ecologists and psychologists to resolve the interactions among the human microbiome, built environment and human health. To this end, Dr. Hickey is actively conducting research to characterize the source and transmission of bioaerosols in the indoor environment, investigate the dispersal and composition of human "microbial clouds," evaluate connections between home dust and the gut microbiome of children, and assess the impacts of home weatherization improvements on indoor microbial diversity, air quality and health.
                  • Scott Kelley, PhD
                    Professor of Biology, San Diego State University
                    Biography
                      Dr. Kelley received training in microbial diversity and metagenomics from one of the founders of this research field, Dr. Norman Pace, as a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Colorado. He was also trained in Bioinformatics by one of the earliest and most influential Bioinformaticians, Dr. Gary Stormo. Since that time, he have published 53 papers (76 total) related to microbial metagenomics and bioinformatics in many influential journals (e.g., Nature, Nature Methods, Nature Biotechnology, PNAS, ISME J, PLoS Computational Biology). His studies include both DNA sequence-based analysis of microbial diversity of numerous different environments, including the Built Environment, human gut microbiome habitats and numerous papers on Bioinformatics software tools and novel analytical approaches to data analysis. Dr. Kelley is a pioneer in the application of molecular and NGS analysis of microbial diversity in the Built Environment. Humans in industrialized societies spend greater than 90% of their time indoors and we know precious little about indoor microbial communities. Along with Dr. Norman Pace, he published the first paper that used culture-independent methods to study an indoor environment, namely shower curtain biofilms. Since then, he has studied a broad range of indoor environments including Mycobacterium-contaminated hospital pool air and surfaces in neonatal intensive care units, offices, airplanes, daycare facilities, and restrooms. These papers are well cited and helped inspire the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation's Microbes in the Built Environment program.
                    • Paula Revell, PhD
                      Assistant Professor, Pathology & Immunology, and Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine
                      Biography
                        Paula A Revell PhD D(ABMM) obtained her bachelors degrees at Washington University in St Louis, and her PhD from the Washington University School of medicine where studied the bacterial pathogenesis of Yersinia enterocolitica in Dr Virginia Miller's laboratory. Dr Revell's post-doctoral studies included work on tumor immunology in Dr Timothy Ley's laboratory followed by a fellowship in Medical and Public Health Laboratory Microbiology at Washington University, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, and St. Louis Children's Hospital, Department of Pathology & Immunology under the direction of Drs Mike Dunne and Greg Storch. Dr Revell is currently an assistant professor of Pathology and Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine and Clinical liaison in the medical microbiology laboratories at Texas Children's Hospital. Her former positions include assistant professor at University of Texas Southwestern School of Medicine, departments of pediatrics and pathology, Director of Medical Microbiology at Children's Medical Center of Dallas, and Director of Medical Microbiology laboratories at Texas Children's Hospital. Dr Revell has a strong interest in pediatric microbiology with a focus on molecular diagnostics, as well as an interest in the evolution of gram negative antimicrobial resistance.
                      • Glenn Tillotson, SVP
                        SVP Medical Affairs, CEMPRA Inc
                        Biography
                          Glenn is a Senior Vice President at Cempra Inc in Chapel Hill, USA. He is trained in medical microbiology and infectious diseases and almost 30 of pharmaceutical industry experience in various areas including clinical research, commercialization, scientific communications including publication planning, strategic drug development, life cycle management and global launch programs. Glenn has been instrumental in the development of ciprofloxacin and moxifloxacin as well as other drugs in the Bayer portfolio for whom he worked for 15 years. He later worked for Optimer Pharmaceuticals as Senior Vice President of Medical Affairs and built a team to support the launch of fidaxomicin (Dificid) the first new antibiotic for C difficile in over 20 years. Glenn is a member of the Scientific Steering Committee for the GTCBio Annual Summit on Anti-infective Partnering as well as the Anaerobe Society. He is also past Chair of the ACCP Chest Infection Network and a member of the ACCP Executive Council of Networks. In 2009 Glenn was honored by the American College of Chest Physicians with the Alfred Soffer Award for contributions to the College. Glenn is on several journal Editorial Advisory Boards including the Lancet Infectious Disease and F1000.
                        • Daniel Turner, PhD
                          Applications Director, Oxford Nanopore Technologies
                          Biography
                            Dan leads the Applications Team at Oxford Nanopore Technologies. His responsibilities include developing library preparation methods to allow MinION users to work with a broad range of sample types and working with external collaborators to demonstrate new uses for the technology.
                          • Krishnan Allampallam
                            Sr. Global Manager, Qiagen
                            Biography
                              Dr. Krishnan Allampallam has spent over 15 years in the biotech industry. Before joining the industry, Dr. Allampallam worked on pathophysiology of myelodysplastic syndrome and has authored / co-authored multiple publications, abstracts and book chapters. He received his Ph.D. from University of Toledo Medical Center in 1996 and did post-doctoral research at The Cleveland Clinic and Rush University Medical Center before moving to biotech. He has been at QIAGEN since 2008.
                            • Amy Denison, PhD
                              Microbiologist, Infectious Diseases Pathology Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA.
                              Biography
                                Dr. Amy M. Denison is a Microbiologist in the Infectious Diseases Pathology Branch of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, GA, where she develops and performs diagnostic assays to assess infectious diseases in formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissues. Much of her work has focused on viral respiratory diseases, especially influenza, as well as tick-borne diseases like Rickettsia rickettsii. As a postdoctoral fellow at the CDC, Dr. Denison studied the bacterium Coxiella burnetii, assessing genomic variation between different archived strains. Dr. Denison received her PhD degree in Molecular and Cellular Pathology from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, where she examined surface protein variation in Mycoplasma pulmonis.
                              • Clotilde Teiling
                                Marketing Manager - Microbial Genomics and Infectious Disease Illumina, Inc.
                                Biography
                                  Over the last four years, Clotilde Teiling has served as a marketing manager specializing in microbiology at the Illumina headquarters in San Diego, California. She began her career as a research scientist for Affymetrix, with a degree in biology from the University of Denver, and spent many years in product development. Additionally, in the last seven years, Clotilde has been in marketing roles where she developed a special interest and focus on microbiomes and metagenomics.
                                • Wenjie Xu, PhD
                                  Technical Services Scientist, NanoString
                                  Biography
                                    Wenjie Xu, Ph.D. has been with NanoString since early 2016 as a Technical Service Scientist. Prior to joining our team, he earned his Ph.D and did post-doctoral work at Columbia University studying yeast genetics and infectious fungi. Dr. Xu did apoptosis and drug discovery-based research at SBP Medical Discovery Institute. He was a Senior Research Scientist at Carnegie Mellon University focused on gene expression profiling (infectious diseases). Dr. Xu has authored or co-authored 30 publications.
                                  • Steven Cagas, PhD
                                    Scientific Affairs Manage, Roche
                                    Biography
                                      Steven is currently a Scientific Affairs Manager within the Medical and Scientific Affairs organization. He is responsible for interfacing with clinicians and key opinion leaders to assist in commercialization of products within the Roche Molecular Diagnostics portfolio. Steven has expertise in Donor Screening using both the cobas s201 platform as well as the cobas 6800 and 8800. He is also the lead for the Microbiology assays for Molecular MSA. Steven has worked at Roche for 5 years in several capacities. He worked directly with customers as part of Global Customer Support by handling complaints as well as assisting customers on site. He has also worked as part of the Operations Investigation Unit to perform quality investigations related to all kits and components manufactured at RMS. Steven has a bachelor's degree in Biotechnology from Rutgers University and a Ph.D. in Microbiology and Molecular Genetics from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. Steven currently lives with his wife, Marta, in Raritan, New Jersey.
                                    SEP 7 - 8 2016
                                    Microbiology & Immunology
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                                    Microbiology & Immunology 2016 features informative presentations from keynote speakers and experts including; Dr. Peter Palese, Dr. Amy Leber, Dr. Marilyn Roossinck, Dr. Dan Diekema, Dr. Matthew Fields, and Dr. Jack Gilbert.  Check out the virtual conference to view these and other great speakers at your convenience.

                                    Microbes have been around longer than anything else and are one of the most abundant organisms on Earth. In fact, there are more microbes on one person’s hand than there are people on the planet. Studies of the microbiome have been successful in teaching us more about the roles microbes play in human health and disease. Microbiology & Immunology 2016 highlights new research in this area as well as updates on emerging infection investigations and new technologies used for microbe testing.

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                                    • Horace W. Goldsmith Professor and Chair Department of Microbiology Professor, Department of Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
                                    • Director, Clinical Microbiology/ Immunoserology Laboratory, Nationwide Children's Hospital
                                    • Professor, Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology and Biology, Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, W229A Millennium Science Complex, Pennsylvania State University
                                    • Professor of Internal Medicine and Pathology, University of Iowa
                                    • Professor, Director, Center for Biofilm Engineering Montana State University
                                    • Professor, Department of Surgery University of Chicago, Group Leader for Microbial Ecology Argonne National Laboratory, Senior Scientist, Marine Biological Laboratory
                                    • Professor, Cornell University
                                    • Microbial Ecologist and Postdoctoral Scholar, Univeristy of Oregon
                                    • Professor of Biology, San Diego State University
                                    • Assistant Professor, Pathology & Immunology, and Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine
                                    • SVP Medical Affairs, CEMPRA Inc
                                    • Applications Director, Oxford Nanopore Technologies
                                    • Sr. Global Manager, Qiagen
                                    • Microbiologist, Infectious Diseases Pathology Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA.
                                    • Marketing Manager - Microbial Genomics and Infectious Disease Illumina, Inc.
                                    • Technical Services Scientist, NanoString
                                    • Scientific Affairs Manage, Roche

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                                    All times are Pacific Time
                                    • SEP 07, 2016 06:00 AM PDT
                                      Speaker: Jack Gilbert, PhD
                                    • SEP 07, 2016 06:00 AM PDT
                                      Speaker: Daniel Turner, PhD
                                    • SEP 07, 2016 07:30 AM PDT
                                      Speaker: Peter Palese, PhD
                                    • SEP 07, 2016 09:00 AM PDT
                                      Speaker: Amy Leber, PhD
                                    • SEP 07, 2016 10:30 AM PDT
                                      Speaker: Paula Revell, PhD
                                    • SEP 07, 2016 10:30 AM PDT
                                      Speaker: Roxana Hickey, PhD
                                    • SEP 07, 2016 12:00 PM PDT
                                      Speaker: Glenn Tillotson, SVP
                                    • SEP 07, 2016 01:30 PM PDT
                                      Speaker: Matthew Fields, CBE
                                    • SEP 07, 2016 01:30 PM PDT
                                      Speaker: Daniel Diekema, PhD
                                    • SEP 08, 2016 06:00 AM PDT
                                      Speaker: Krishnan Allampallam
                                    • SEP 08, 2016 07:30 AM PDT
                                      Speaker: Wenjie Xu, PhD
                                    • SEP 08, 2016 07:30 AM PDT
                                      Speaker: Amy Denison, PhD
                                    • SEP 08, 2016 09:00 AM PDT
                                      Speaker: Maureen Hanson
                                    • SEP 08, 2016 10:30 AM PDT
                                      Speaker: Scott Kelley, PhD
                                    • SEP 08, 2016 12:00 PM PDT
                                      Speaker: Clotilde Teiling
                                    • SEP 08, 2016 12:00 PM PDT
                                      Speaker: Marilyn Roossinck, PhD
                                    • SEP 08, 2016 01:30 PM PDT
                                      Speaker: Steven Cagas, PhD
                                    • SEP 07, 2016 06:00 AM PDT
                                      Speaker: Jack Gilbert, PhD
                                    • SEP 07, 2016 06:00 AM PDT
                                      Speaker: Daniel Turner, PhD
                                    • SEP 07, 2016 07:30 AM PDT
                                      Speaker: Peter Palese, PhD
                                    • SEP 07, 2016 09:00 AM PDT
                                      Speaker: Amy Leber, PhD
                                    • SEP 07, 2016 10:30 AM PDT
                                      Speaker: Paula Revell, PhD
                                    • SEP 07, 2016 10:30 AM PDT
                                      Speaker: Roxana Hickey, PhD
                                    • SEP 07, 2016 12:00 PM PDT
                                      Speaker: Glenn Tillotson, SVP
                                    • SEP 07, 2016 01:30 PM PDT
                                      Speaker: Matthew Fields, CBE
                                    • SEP 07, 2016 01:30 PM PDT
                                      Speaker: Daniel Diekema, PhD
                                    • SEP 08, 2016 06:00 AM PDT
                                      Speaker: Krishnan Allampallam
                                    • SEP 08, 2016 07:30 AM PDT
                                      Speaker: Wenjie Xu, PhD
                                    • SEP 08, 2016 07:30 AM PDT
                                      Speaker: Amy Denison, PhD
                                    • SEP 08, 2016 09:00 AM PDT
                                      Speaker: Maureen Hanson
                                    • SEP 08, 2016 10:30 AM PDT
                                      Speaker: Scott Kelley, PhD
                                    • SEP 08, 2016 12:00 PM PDT
                                      Speaker: Clotilde Teiling
                                    • SEP 08, 2016 12:00 PM PDT
                                      Speaker: Marilyn Roossinck, PhD
                                    • SEP 08, 2016 01:30 PM PDT
                                      Speaker: Steven Cagas, PhD
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                                    • Committee Chair: Tony Rook, MS

                                      Tony A. Rook leads the Microbiology Resource Center at The Sherwin-Williams Company in Cleveland, OH, USA, where he has built a world-class Microbiology Center of Excellence to focus on global preservation strategies, continuous improvement of industrial hygiene practices, and ...

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                                    • Philip Geis

                                      Philip A. Geis is a native Texan who earned bachelor and doctor of philosophy degrees in microbiology and mycology from The University of Texas. Between these efforts, he served in the US Army with final duty as clinical microbiologist for the Army's 45th field hospital APO ...

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                                    • Fred Russell Kramer, PhD

                                      Fred Russell Kramer is Professor of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics at the New Jersey Medical School, and has been a Principal Investigator at the Public Health Research Institute for the past 25 years. He graduated from the University of Michigan in 1964 and received his ...

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                                    • Emily Hollister, PhD

                                      Dr. Hollister is a microbial ecologist and bioinformaticist. She is interested in quantifying and characterizing microbial communities from a wide variety of environments, including the human body. Utilizing high throughput, next-generation DNA and RNA sequence approaches, her ...

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