4th Annual St. Louis TB Symposium

April 11, 2019
1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
McDonnell Ped. Research Bldg., 8101, Medical Campus

This event is co-organized by Saint Louis University and Washington University in an effort to bring together medical professionals for a regional symposium in honor of World TB Day (recognized on March 24, 2018). We will have a keynote speaker address, trainee talks, as well as a panel session, followed by a poster presentation and happy hour.

AGENDA

Program: 1:00-5:00pm
Poster Presentation and Happy Hour: 4:30 -5:00pm

Researchers involved in basic/clinical TB/HIV research are encouraged to submit an abstract to present a talk or poster.  Deadline for abstract submission is March 25, 2019.  Please send abstracts to veschak@wustl.edu

SPEAKERS

Keynote Address: Inflammatory Innate Cytokines and Effector Cells in Host Resistance to Tuberculosis

Katrin D. Mayer-Barber, PhD
Earl Stadtman Tenure-Track Investigator
Chief, Inflammation & Innate Immunity Unit
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Invited Talk: Genetic Dissection and Modeling of Granulomatous Inflammation in Tuberculosis

Mark Cronan, PhD
Senior Research Associate
Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Duke University Medical Center

 

Event Sponsors: Washington University in St. Louis and Saint Louis University

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