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Antimicrobials and Resistance: Opportunities and Challenges (T4)

Scientific Organizers: Gautam Dantas and Jennifer A. Leeds


October 29—November 1, 2017

Eldorado Hotel & Spa, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA


Supported by the Directors' Fund


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DEADLINES:
Scholarship Deadline: Jun 27, 2017 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Jun 27, 2017 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Jul 27, 2017 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Aug 29, 2017 [details]

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Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2018-T4 "Antimicrobials and Resistance: Opportunities and Challenges" 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 June 27, 2017 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After June 27, 2017 until September 17, 2017 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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June 27, 2017 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On August 29, 2017 770.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After August 29, 2017 970.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On August 29, 2017 545.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After August 29, 2017 745.00 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.




Discounted Abstract Deadline: June 27, 2017


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 July 27, 2017)

Global Health Travel Award Deadline:


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.


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Scholarship Deadline: June 27, 2017


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.

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Abstract Deadline: July 27, 2017


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 June 27, 2017)

Discounted Registration Deadline: August 29, 2017


Registration Fee: 770.00 USD* (includes 200.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 545.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 970.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 745.00 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.

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No registration fees are used to fund entertainment or alcohol at this conference

Conference Program    Print  |   View meeting in 12 hr (am/pm) time


The meeting will begin on Sunday, October 29 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer from 18:00 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Wednesday, November 1 with a closing plenary session from 17:00 to 19:00, followed by a social hour and entertainment. We recommend return travel on Thursday, November 2 in order to fully experience the meeting.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 29

16:00—20:00
Arrival and Registration

Eldorado Lounge
18:00—20:00
Welcome Mixer
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Eldorado Lounge

MONDAY, OCTOBER 30

07:30—08:30
Breakfast

Eldorado B
08:00—08:30
Poster Setup

Eldorado B
08:00—17:00
Poster Viewing

Eldorado B
08:30—09:30
Welcome and Keynote Address
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/29/2017

Eldorado A
* Gautam Dantas, Washington University School of Medicine, USA

Ramanan Laxminarayan, Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics and Policy, India
Antimicrobial Resistance: Managing a Shared Global Resource

09:30—12:00
Surveillance and Treatment of Resistant Bacterial Infections in Clinical Practice
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/29/2017

Eldorado A
* Gavin Barlow, Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust and University of York, UK

Michael J. Satlin, Weill Cornell Medicine, USA
Clinical Challenges in Treating Patients with Multidrug-Resistant Bacterial Infections

Coffee Break

Carey-Ann D. Burnham, Washington University School of Medicine, USA
Next-Generation Diagnostics: Translating Rapid Pathogen and Resistance Detection to Optimal Antibiotic Prescription

Calvin Brown, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Short Talk: Automated Diagnosis of Antimicrobial Resistance Using a Mobile Phone-Based Well-Plate Reader

Jean Patel, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA
Combatting Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria: CDC’s Implentation of the National Action Plan

George A. Cortina, University of Virginia, USA
Short Talk: Predicting Allosteric Mutations that Increase Esbl-Mediated Antibiotic Resistance

12:00—12:45
Lunch

Eldorado B
12:00—14:30
Poster Session 1

Eldorado B
14:30—16:30
Workshop 1: Novel Therapeutic Strategies

Eldorado A
* Jennifer A. Leeds, Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research, USA

Elizabeth Culp, McMaster University, Canada
Activation of a Cryptic Glycopeptide Antibiotic-Related Biosynthetic Gene Cluster

Nagakumar Bharatham, BUGWORKS Research India Private Ltd, India
Discovery of a Novel Class of Anti-Bacterial Agents through an Efflux Mitigation Strategy

Alicia Eve Ballok, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
Small Molecule Inhibitors of the MvfR Quorum Sensing Pathway Reduce Neutrophil Recruitment and Cytotoxicity of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in Mono and Polymicrobial Lung Infection Models

Luis Guachalla, Arsanis Biosciences GmbH, Austria
Antibodies Targeting the Lipopolysaccharide O-Antigen as a New Approach to Combat Multidrug-Resistant Gram-Negative Infections

Sarah L. Keasey, United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, USA
Drug-Specific Tolerance Mechanisms within the Proteome of the Persistence Phenotype

Liz Sockett, University of Nottingham, UK
Predatory Bacteria: “Living Antibiotics” to Treat Antibiotic-Resistant Gram-Negative Infections

Jade Bojkovic, NGM Biopharmaceuticals, USA
Mining the Human Microbiome for Novel Antimicrobials

Marvin J. Miller, University of Notre Dame, USA
Syntheses and Studies of Novel Monobactams and other beta-Lactams with Activity Against Gram-Negative Bacteria, including Carbapenemase-Producing Acinetobacter baumannii

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Concourse
17:00—19:00
Fate and Lessons Learned from Recent Drug Development Programs Focused on Resistant Pathogens or Narrow-Spectrum Agents
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/29/2017

Eldorado A
* Richa Chandra, Novartis Pharmaceuticals, USA

Lorraine D. Hernandez, Merck Research Laboratories, USA
Monoclonal Antibody Therapy for the Prevention of Recurrent Clostridium difficile Infections

Christopher Burton Ford, Seres Therapeutics, USA
Short Talk: Gastrointestinal Tract Microbiome Dynamics Following Treatment with SER-109, an Investigational Oral Microbiome Therapeutic to Reduce the Recurrence of Clostridium difficile infection (CDI)

Paul G. Ambrose, Institute for Clinical Pharmacodynamics, USA
PK/PD and Choosing Clinical Doses to Suppress Resistance

Lynn Connolly, Achaogen, USA
Late-Stage Drug Development: Lessons Learned from Running Resistant Pathogen Focused Clinical Trials

19:00
On Own for Dinner


TUESDAY, OCTOBER 31

07:30—08:30
Breakfast

Eldorado B
08:30—11:45
Alternative Approaches to Tackling Resistant Infections
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/29/2017

Eldorado A
* Matthew Henn, Seres Therapeutics, USA

Helen I. Zgurskaya, University of Oklahoma, USA
Synergistic Interplays between Active Drug Efflux and Low Permeability Barrier of the Outer Membrane in Antibacterial Activities and Inhibition of Multidrug Efflux Pumps

Paolo Ruggerone, Università degli studi di Cagliari, Italy
Dynamical Structure-Function Relationship in RND Transporters

Konstantin Taganov, Forge Therapeutics, Inc., USA
Short Talk: Activity of Non-Hydroxamate LpxC Inhibitors Against Acinetobacter baumannii

Coffee Break

Scott Hultgren, Washington University School of Medicine, USA
Discovery and Development of Anti-Virulence Therapeutics against UTI Adhesins

Rahul M. Kohli, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Short Talk: Targeting the SOS Response to Combat Antibiotic Resistance

Aileen Rubio, Spero Therapeutics, USA
Challenges with Animal Models in Advancing Novel Anti-Infectives

11:45—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:45—13:00
Poster Setup

Eldorado B
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Eldorado B
16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Concourse
17:00—19:00
Multidrug Evolutionary Strategies to Invert Resistance Selection
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/29/2017

Eldorado A
* Timothy Read, Emory University, USA

Pamela Yeh, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Higher-Order Drug Combinations and Suppressive Interactions

Gavin Barlow, Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust and University of York, UK
Treating Patients with Infections in the 21st Century - Are Antibiotic Cycling and Novel Combinations a Viable Clinical Option?

Karen Bush, Indiana University, USA
Enzymatic Antimicrobial Resistance and the Search for New Inhibitors

Adam R. Renslo, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Short Talk: Reversible Carbapenemase Inhibitors Bridge the Serine-Metallo Divide

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Eldorado B
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 2

Eldorado B

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 1

07:30—08:30
Breakfast

Eldorado B
08:30—11:45
Ecology and Evolution of AMR Transmission Dynamics Across Habitats
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/29/2017

Eldorado A
* Michael S. Gilmore, Harvard Medical School, USA

Gautam Dantas, Washington University School of Medicine, USA
Networks of Exchanging Antibiotic Resistance between Commensal, Environmental and Pathogenic Bacteria

Ilana L. Brito, Cornell University, USA
Horizontal Gene Transfer of Antibiotic Resistance in the Gut Microbiome

Brayon Fremin, Stanford University, USA
Short Talk: Assessment of Protein Synthesis in Response to Antibiotic Treatment in the Human Gut Microbiota

Coffee Break

Gerry D. Wright, McMaster University, Canada
The Resistome and Antimicrobial Discovery

Robert Matthew Cooper, University of California, San Diego, USA
Short Talk: Visualizing and Predicting Horizontal Gene Transfer Enhanced by Neighbor Killing in Biofilms

Kathryn E. Holt, University of Melbourne, Australia
Klebsiella as a Key Trafficker of Antibiotic Resistance Genes

11:45—17:00
On Own for Lunch

14:30—16:30
Workshop 2: Novel Strategies for AMR Discovery, Diagnostics and Modeling

Eldorado A
* Jennifer A. Leeds, Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research, USA

Phyllis Awor, Makerere University, Uganda
From Malaria to Integrated Fever Management: Linking the Affordable Medicines Facility -malaria (AMFm) and Integrated Management of Childhood Illnesses in Uganda

Allison K. Guitor, McMaster University, Canada
In-Solution Targeted Capture of Antibiotic Resistance Genes

Glen P. Carter, University of Melbourne, Australia
The Role of Topical Antibiotics and Biocides in the Emergence of Multidrug-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus

Petra Éva Szili, Biological Research Centre of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary
Bacterial Genome Engineering Deciphers the Evolutionary Background of Antibiotic Resistance in Clinical Pathogens

Brett E. Etchebarne, Michigan State University, USA
Evaluation of Nucleic Acid Isothermal Amplification Methods for Human Clinical Microbial Infection and Antibiotic Resistance Gene Detection

Alexei Savchenko, University of Calgary, Canada
Structural and Functional Characterization of the Environmental Antibiotic Resistome Determinants

Margot A. Zevon, Merck, USA
Fractionation of Gram-Negative Bacteria for Direct Measurement of Compounds in Subcellular Compartments

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Concourse
17:00—18:45
Tackling AMR – Challenges in Drug Development
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/29/2017

Eldorado A
* Holly Soutter, discX, USA

Thomas F. Durand-Reville, Entasis Therapeutics, USA
New Compound Uptake Tools to Confront the Challenges of MDR Gram-Negative Antibiotic Discovery

Folkert Reck, Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research, USA
LYS228, A Novel Monobactam to Treat Infections Caused by Multidrug-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae

Danica Galonic Fujimori, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Peptidyl Transferase Center Methylation in Antibiotic Resistance

18:45—19:00
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/29/2017

Eldorado A
19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Eldorado B
20:00—23:00
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.

Eldorado B

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 2

 
Departure


*Session Chair †Invited, not yet responded.



We gratefully acknowledge additional support for this conference from:


ACS Infectious Diseases
Forge Therapeutics, Inc. Spero Therapeutics

We gratefully acknowledge the generous grant for this conference provided by:


National Institutes of Health

Grant No. 1R13AI134087-01

Funding for this conference was made possible (in part) by 1R13AI134087-01 from the National Institutes of Health. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention by trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.


We gratefully acknowledge additional in-kind support for this conference from those foregoing speaker expense reimbursements:



Entasis Therapeutics


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