Oxford Global Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Congress 2014 London

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  • Oxford Global Con­fer­ences Ltd are proud to present the Micro­bi­ol­ogy & Infec­tious Dis­eases Con­gress to be held on 29th & 30th Sep­tem­ber 2014 in Lon­don, UK. Experts pre­dict that the global infec­tious dis­eases mar­ket will be val­ued at over $20 bil­lion by 2015. Our unique con­gress will bring together renowned researchers to dis­cuss the major chal­lenges involved in the detec­tion, con­trol and erad­i­ca­tion of infec­tious diseases.

    On day one our experts will deliver insights into novel tech­nolo­gies for infec­tious dis­ease diag­nos­tics. Top­ics include the com­par­i­son of pathogen detec­tion meth­ods to ensure effec­tive treat­ment of infec­tions. Our lead­ing prac­ti­tion­ers will dis­cuss the devel­op­ment of antimi­cro­bials for dis­ease con­trol and meth­ods to con­trol clin­i­cal biofilms.

    On day two pre­sen­ta­tions will cover genome sequenc­ing of micro-​organisms. Our esteemed experts will explore the impor­tance of under­stand­ing host-​microbe inter­ac­tions for deter­min­ing micro­bial pathogenicity.

    Lead­ing aca­d­e­mics will also present case stud­ies on infec­tious dis­eases includ­ing: detec­tion, treat­ment and con­trol of infec­tious dis­eases, meth­ods to com­bat chal­lenges such as multi-​drug resis­tant organ­isms and infec­tion con­trol within health­care communities.

    This high-​level con­gress will attract over 175 senior experts want­ing to explore the lat­est tech­nolo­gies, hear cutting-​edge case stud­ies and net­work with their peers.

    Agenda

    In keep­ing with Oxford Global’s highly suc­cess­ful con­gress series, an expert panel of over 40 speak­ers will present a full con­fer­ence pro­gramme cov­er­ing the top­ics out­lined below:

    Day 1

    Advanc­ing Micro­bial Diag­nos­tics and Detec­tion Technologies

    • Pathogen detec­tion: com­par­i­son of microscopy, mass spec­trom­e­try & PCR
    • Mol­e­c­u­lar diag­nos­tic tech­niques for detec­tion of path­o­genic microbes
    • Real time PCR for rapid mul­ti­ple pathogen detection
    • Inno­v­a­tive tech­nolo­gies to detect: sin­gle pathogens, multi-​pathogens & drug resis­tance pathogens

    Clin­i­cal Micro­bi­ol­ogy for Pathogen Iden­ti­fi­ca­tion and Control

    • Microbe patho­gen­e­sis, vir­u­lence and countermeasures
    • Devel­op­ing antimi­cro­bials for dis­ease control
    • Inves­ti­gat­ing polymi­cro­bial causes of infections
    • Under­stand­ing antibi­otic & antimi­cro­bial resistance
    • Clin­i­cal research of biofilms for growth prevention
    • Antimi­cro­bial sus­cep­ti­bil­ity test­ing and resis­tance surveillance

    Day 2

    Lat­est Insights into Micro­bial Genomics

    • Host-​microbe inter­ac­tions in the human microbiome
    • Com­par­a­tive genomics analy­sis of pathogens
    • Bioin­for­mat­ics tools for micro­bial genomics
    • Human gut micro­biota sequenc­ing: metage­nomics approaches
    • Food borne pathogen sequencing
    • Genome sequenc­ing of microorganisms

    Infec­tious Dis­eases and Dis­ease Control

    • Com­bined ther­apy for multi-​drug resis­tant microorganisms
    • Detec­tion, treat­ment and con­trol of infec­tious diseases
    • Infec­tion con­trol within health­care communities
    • Epi­demi­ol­ogy of infec­tious diseases
    • Case stud­ies: sex­u­ally trans­mit­ted, repro­duc­tive & emerg­ing diseases
    • Lat­est devel­op­ments in first & third world infec­tion control

    Sub­mit a poster

    For atten­dees inter­ested to sub­mit a poster, there are oppor­tu­ni­ties now avail­able. Your poster pre­sen­ta­tion will be located in the exhi­bi­tion room for two days along­side other posters from senior sci­en­tists from the phar­ma­ceu­ti­cal indus­try and aca­d­e­mic institutions.

    How to sub­mit your abstract

    Required: Poster title, abstract (200 words or less), prin­ci­pal author, organ­i­sa­tion, mail­ing address, email, tele­phone, fax and addi­tional authors. In order to secure your board space a fee of £250 plus VAT will be required. The poster should be pre­sented as A0 (841mm x 1189mm) por­trait size.

    For this oppor­tu­nity you need to be reg­is­tered as a paid del­e­gate over the 2 days. Spaces are lim­ited, so please reg­is­ter soon!

    Who will attend

    The Micro­bi­ol­ogy & Infec­tious Dis­eases Con­gress is an exec­u­tive event con­sist­ing of world-​class keynote addresses and pre­sen­ta­tions designed specif­i­cally for senior level atten­dees from research and aca­d­e­mic insti­tu­tions and biotech com­pa­nies based in Europe and the US. Del­e­gates will include Pro­fes­sors, Direc­tors and lead­ing sci­en­tists work­ing in:

    • Antimi­cro­bial Stewardship
    • Bac­te­ri­ol­ogy
    • Bioin­for­mat­ics
    • Clin­i­cal Microbiology
    • Epi­demi­ol­ogy
    • Immunol­ogy
    • Infec­tious Diseases
    • Metage­nomics
    • Micro­bial Genomics
    • Mol­e­c­u­lar Diagnostics
    • Micro­bial Sequencing
    • Pathogen Detec­tion
    • Pathol­ogy
    • Virol­ogy
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