Agenda at a glance

 Among speakers & topics already confirmed:

Bacteriophage therapy for lung infections: recent scientific advances
Sandra Wienhold, 
Charité – Universitätsmedizin, Berlin, Germany

Fighting multi-drug resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae by using lytic phages 
Marco Maria D’Andrea, Università di Firenze and Università di Siena, Italy

Control of catheter associated biofilms through efflux inhibition
Brian Jones, Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, United Kingdom

Phage therapy of infectious biofilms
Joana Azeredo, 
CEB – University of Minho, Portugal

Direct phenotypic screening to identify new antimicrobial agents
Mark Sutton, 
National Infections Service, Public Health England, United Kingdom

Development of infection-responsive surface coatings for bacteriophage delivery in the catheterised urinary tract
Jonathan Nzakizwanayo, Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, United Kingdom

Lytic bacteriophages in the treatment of biofilm-forming bacteria involved in prosthetic joint infections
Mariagrazia Di Luca, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin Hospital, Germany

Antimicrobial discovery from extreme halophiles
Brendan Gilmore, Queen’s University Belfast, United Kingdom

General overview on the transmission of multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Qian Gao,
 Fudan University, China

Microarray patches for prevention and treatment of infectious diseases and their potential for reducing antibiotic resistance
Ryan Donnelly, Queen’s University Belfast, United Kingdom

Don’t forget to submit an abstract if you would like to present your research and innovations during Phage & Antibiotic Resistance Congress.

Day  1 – May 17, 2018
  07h30 – 9h00 Registration & Welcoming
  08h55 Welcome Address
  09h00 – 9h30

General Introduction: How to overcome and combat antibiotic resistance in 2018?

 9h30 – 10h30

Session 1: Phage Therapy 2018: recent advances & challenges (part 1)

  10h30 – 11h00 Coffee Break & Poster Session
  11h00 – 12h30

 Session 1: Phage Therapy 2018: recent advances & challenges (part 2)


  12h30 – 14h00 Lunch Break & Poster Session

  14h00 – 15h30

 Session 1: Phage Therapy 2018: recent advances & challenges (part 3)

  15h30 – 16h15 Coffee Break & Poster Session

  16h15 – 17h00 Call for Short Oral Presentations

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  18h30  End of the first day
  20h00

Targeting Phage & Antibiotic Resistance Dinner

To participate, please register online before May 2nd.

Day  2 – May 18, 2018
  08h55 Opening of the second day
  09h00 – 10h30

Session 2: Innovations against antibiotic resistance 

  10h30 – 11h00 Coffee Break & Poster Session
  11h00 – 12h00

Focus on the new generation of antibiotics

12h00 – 12h45

Call for Short Oral Presentations

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  12h45 – 14h00 Lunch Break & Poster Session

  14h00 – 15h30

Focus on the strategic role of microbiota to overcome antibiotic resistance

  15h30 – 16h00 Coffee Break & Poster Session
  16h00 – 17h00 Call for Short Oral Presentations

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  17h00 – 17h45 Round Table Discussion & Concluding Remarks 
 17h45 – 18h00

Targeting Phage & Antibiotic Resistance Awards

  18h00 End of Targeting Phage & Antibiotic Resistance 2018