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Minisymposium 1

Minisymposium 1: Bacterial Infection and Symbiosis

4:15-6:50 pm
Room 114
Co-Chairs: Marek Basler, Biozentrum, University of Basel; and Feng Shao, National Institute of Biological Sciences, Beijing

4:15 pm       Introduction

4:20 pm   M1    Pyroptosis: from innate immunity to cancer. F. Shao1; 1National Institute of Biological Sciences, Beijing, China

4:35 pm   M2    Spatial organization of the human tongue dorsum microbiome at the micron scale. S.A. Wilbert1, J.L. Mark Welch2, F.E. Dewhirst1,3, G.G. Borisy1,3; 1The Forsyth Institute, Cambridge, MA, 2Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA, 3Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA

*4:50 pm   M3    Microbe-host mitochondria signaling crosstalk in metabolic health and longevity. M.C. Wang1,2; 1Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, 2Huffington Center on Aging, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

5:05 pm   M4    Monte Carlo simulations of Listeria monocytogenes cell-cell spread predict a stratified spreading behavior crucial for survival in the intestinal epithelium. F.E. Ortega1, E.F. Koslover2, J.A. Theriot1,3,4; 1Biochemistry, Stanford School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, 2Physics, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA, 3Microbiology and Immunology, Stanford School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, 4Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Stanford, CA

5:20 pm   M5    Chlamydia interfere with an interaction between the mannose-6-phosphate receptor and sorting nexins to counteract host restriction. C. Elwell1, N. Czudnochowski1, K. Pha1, J. Von Dollen2, J. Johnson2, R. Nakagawa1, J. Sherry3, K. Mirrashidi1, N. Krogan2, O. Rosenberg1, J.N. Engel1,4; 1Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, 2Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, 3Biochemistry, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, 4Microbiology/Immunology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

5:35 pm   M6    Structure, function and dynamics of the bacterial Type VI secretion systems. M. Basler1; 1Biozentrum, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

5:50 pm   M7    A Rab32 trafficking pathway that prevents bacterial infections. M. Baldassarre1, V. Solano-Collado1, D. Mancuso1, S. Spano1; 1Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, United Kingdom

6:05 pm   M8    Linking ISG15 to Cellular Stress Responses: Lessons from Listeria infection. L. Radoshevich1,2, M. Foecke1, F. Impens3, K. Knobeloch4, P. Cossart1; 1Bacteria Cell Interactions, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France, 2Microbiology , University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, 3Proteomics Expertise Center, VIB, University of Ghent, Ghent, Belgium, 4Institute of Neuropathology, University Clinic Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany

6:20 pm   M9    Neisseria gonorrhoeae modifies its infectivity based on the properties of human cervical epithelial cells. Q. Yu1, L. Wang1, D.C. Stein1, W. Song1; 1Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics, University of Maryland, College Park, MD

6:35 pm   M10    Zebrafish modeling defines complex innate immune mechanisms in sepsis and repetitive intestinal injury. L. Chuang1, N. Hsu1, P. Labrias1, S. Nayar1, J. Facey 1, K. Gettler2, N. Villaverde 1, G. Boschetti 3, M.A. Mucci 1, E. Chen1, M. Giri 1, Y. Sharma1, M. Merad 3, J. Chu4, J. Cho1; 1Department of Genetics and Genomic Sciences, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY, 2Department of Genetics, Yale University, New Haven, CT, 3Department of Oncological Sciences, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY, 4Department of Pediatrics and Mindich Institute for Child Health, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY

* Meng Wang is the 2017 ASCB Early Career Life Scientist Awardee.

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