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Tuberculosis: Mechanisms, Pathogenesis and Treatment (A3)

Scientific Organizers: Christina L. Stallings, Veronique Anne Dartois, Stewart T. Cole and David Barros


January 17—21, 2019

Fairmont Banff Springs, Banff, Alberta, Canada


Supported by the Directors' Fund


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DEADLINES:
*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time
Global Health Travel Award Deadline: Aug 14, 2018 [details]
Scholarship Deadline: Sep 27, 2018 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Sep 27, 2018 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Oct 23, 2018 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Nov 20, 2018 [details]

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Submit an Abstract Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2019-A3 "Tuberculosis: Mechanisms, Pathogenesis and Treatment" conference only.

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time

Deadline Date Cost
Discounted Abstract Deadline
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Before and On September 27, 2018 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After September 27, 2018 until October 23, 2018 100.00 USD*
* 50.00 USD of Abstract fee deducted from your registration fee when you register for this meeting
Scholarship
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September 27, 2018 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On November 20, 2018 945.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After November 20, 2018 1145.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On November 20, 2018 720.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After November 20, 2018 920.00 USD

* Changes in payment type that result in a refund are subject to a processing fee.
* Currency exchange gains/losses are the responsibility of the registrant and the Keystone Symposia will accept no liability for money loss through bank charges, transfers or currency fluctuations.

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Discounted Abstract Deadline: September 27, 2018

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time

Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
Submission by this date receives 50.00 USD discount.
*50.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Abstract Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadlines. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract early allows us to:
  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • accept your abstract online
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
(The Abstract Deadline: is October 23, 2018)

Global Health Travel Award Deadline: August 14, 2018

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Global Health Travel Award Details: You MUST complete your Global Health Travel Award appplication by the Global Health Travel Award Deadline and complete the other required steps (verify your contact information and submit a recommendation letter) to be considered for a travel award.


Click here to learn more about Global Health Travel Awards.

Scholarship Deadline: September 27, 2018

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Scholarship Details: You MUST submit your abstract by the Scholarship Deadline and complete the other required steps (submit a scholarship application and submit a mentor letter) to be considered for a scholarship.

Click here to learn more about Scholarships.

Abstract Deadline: October 23, 2018

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
*50.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadline. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract by the Abstract Deadline allows us to:

  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
Abstracts submitted after the Abstract Deadline will NOT be considered for a short talk.

(Discounted Abstract Deadline: is September 27, 2018)

Discounted Registration Deadline: November 20, 2018

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Registration Fee: 945.00 USD* (includes 200.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 720.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 1145.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 920.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

Registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to discounted registration deadline.

Please be advised that a few meeting participants have received calls and emails from a number of different housing services - "Exhibitors Housing Services", "Global Housing", etc. THESE COMPANIES ARE NOT AFFILIATED WITH KEYSTONE SYMPOSIA and are not authorized by Keystone Symposia to contact you. These companies may tell you that the meeting is filling and seek to take your lodging reservation and obtain your credit card number. We highly recommend that you not make a reservation with these companies or any other housing service! These companies' representations to participants have been misleading. Please report to Keystone Symposia any calls or correspondence you might have received and book only through the lodging link on our website, an established travel agency, or directly with the hotel.
No registration fees are used to fund entertainment or alcohol at this conference

Conference Program    Print  |   View meeting in 24 hr (international) time


The meeting will begin on Thursday, January 17 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer from 18:00 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Monday, January 21 with a closing plenary session from 17:00 to 19:00, followed by a social hour and entertainment. We recommend return travel on Tuesday, January 22 in order to fully experience the meeting.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 17

4:00—8:00 PM
Arrival and Registration

6:00—8:00 PM
Welcome Mixer
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.


FRIDAY, JANUARY 18

7:00—8:00 AM
Breakfast

8:00—9:00 AM
Welcome and Keynote Address
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/17/2018

Wim Parys†, Janssen Research Foundation, Belgium
Developing Drugs Against Global Health Threats

9:00—11:15 AM
Pathogenic Strategies of Mycobacteria
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/17/2018

Scarlet S. Shell, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, USA
mRNA Stabilization Under Stress

Coffee Break

Dirk Schnappinger, Weill Cornell Medical College, USA
Determinants of Growth, Persistence and Relapse

Jeremy Rock, Rockefeller University, USA
Genetic Dissection of Pathogenesis

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:15 AM—5:00 PM
On Own for Lunch

11:15 AM—1:00 PM
Poster Setup

1:00—10:00 PM
Poster Viewing

2:30—4:30 PM
Workshop 1: Pediatric and Extrapulmonary TB

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

4:30—5:00 PM
Coffee Available

5:00—7:00 PM
Immune Responses to Mycobacterium Tuberculosis
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/17/2018

Christina L. Stallings, Washington University School of Medicine, USA
Innate Immune Responses to Mycobacterium Tuberculosis

Katrin D. Mayer-Barber, NIAID, National Institutes of Health, USA
Cellular Dynamics of Innate Effector Cells during Mtb Infection

Galit Alter, Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard, USA
Antibodies and TB

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

7:00—8:00 PM
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

7:30—10:00 PM
Poster Session 1


SATURDAY, JANUARY 19

7:00—8:00 AM
Breakfast

8:00—11:00 AM
Host Cell Signaling and Invasion
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/17/2018

Jeffery S. Cox, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Sensing of Pathogenic Mycobacteria

Ulrich E. Schaible, Research Center Borstel, Germany
Pathogen - Host Cell Interactions in Tuberculosis

Coffee Break

Jyothi Rengarajan, Emory University School of Medicine, USA
Modulation of Host Responses

Michael Shiloh, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA
Invasion of the Mucosa by Mycobacterium Tuberculosis

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00 AM—5:00 PM
On Own for Lunch

11:00 AM—1:00 PM
Poster Setup

1:00—10:00 PM
Poster Viewing

2:30—4:30 PM
Workshop 2: TB Drug Targets and MOA

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

4:30—5:00 PM
Coffee Available

5:00—7:00 PM
Translation to the Treatment and Diagnosis of Disease
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/17/2018

Ranjan Kumar Nanda, International Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, India
Brain-Gut-Microbiota Axis in Tuberculosis

Jennifer Gardiner, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, USA
Biomarkers of Infection, Disease, and Response to Therapy

Nicholas Paton, National University of Singapore, Singapore
New Approaches to Testing TB Regimens in Clinical Trials

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

7:00—8:00 PM
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

7:30—10:00 PM
Poster Session 2


SUNDAY, JANUARY 20

7:00—8:00 AM
Breakfast

8:00—11:00 AM
Treatment and Diagnosis of Disease
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/17/2018

David B. Olsen, Merck & Co., Inc., USA
New Oxazolidinones against TB

Claudia Denkinger, FIND, Switzerland
TB Diagnostics

Coffee Break

Priscille Marie Brodin, CIIL Institut Pasteur, France
Nanoparticle Drug Delivery Systems

Louis J. Picker, Oregon Health & Science University, USA
Development of Cytomegalovirus-based Vectors for a Tuberculosis Vaccine

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00 AM—5:00 PM
On Own for Lunch

11:00 AM—1:00 PM
Poster Setup

1:00—10:00 PM
Poster Viewing

4:30—5:00 PM
Coffee Available

5:00—7:00 PM
Molecular Dissection and Targeting of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/17/2018

Robert B. Abramovitch, Michigan State University, USA
Targeting Two Component Systems to Inhibit Mycobacterium tuberculosis Pathogenesis

Digby Warner, University of Cape Town, South Africa
New Tools for Target Validation and Mechanism of Action Studies

Stewart T. Cole, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
Drug Discovery through Genetics

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

7:00—8:00 PM
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

7:30—10:00 PM
Poster Session 3


MONDAY, JANUARY 21

7:00—8:00 AM
Breakfast

8:00—11:00 AM
Exploiting Mycobacterial Vulnerabilities
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/17/2018

David Barros, GlaxoSmithKline / DDDW, Spain
Drug Discovery and Development in TB

Thomas Dick, New Jersey Medical School - Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, USA
Mechanism of Action of PZA

Coffee Break

Mary Jackson, Colorado State University, USA
Inhibiting Mycobacterial Cell Wall Biosynthesis

Adrie J. C. Steyn, KwaZulu-Natal Research Institute for Tuberculosis and HIV, South Africa
Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Metabolism

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00 AM—5:00 PM
On Own for Lunch

2:30—4:30 PM
Panel: Careers in Biomedical Research

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

4:30—5:00 PM
Coffee Available

5:00—6:45 PM
Host Determinants of Disease Outcomes
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/17/2018

Michael Stephen Glickman, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Institute, USA
The Microbiome and TB

Philana Ling Lin, University of Pittsburgh, USA
Nonhuman Primate Models of TB

Christopher M. Sassetti, University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA
Tuberculosis Susceptibility and Vaccine Protection Controlled by Host Genotype

6:45—7:00 PM
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/17/2018

7:00—8:00 PM
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

8:00—11:00 PM
Entertainment
Entertainment is not subsidized by conference registration fees nor any U.S. federal government grants. Funding for this expense is provided by other revenue sources.


TUESDAY, JANUARY 22

 
Departure


*Session Chair †Invited, not yet responded.



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