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DAY 1
Tuesday, 22nd October 2024
DAY 2
Wednesday, 23rd October 2024
DAY 3
Thursday, 24th October 2024
DAY 4
Friday, 25th October 2024
Public Event
Friday, 25th October 2024

SESSION I: Ecology and Evolution of Microbes and Parasites

2:00 PM — 2:45 PM
Title to be announced
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Mercedes Pascual
2:45 PM — 3:05 PM
Selected from submitted abstracts

Invited talk from abstracts (to be announced)

3:05 PM — 3:25 PM
Selected from submitted abstracts

Invited talk from abstracts (to be announced)

3:25 PM — 4:05 PM
Coffee Break
4:05 PM — 4:50 PM
The role of (co)evolution in structuring complex pathogen communities
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Anna-Liisa Laine
5:00 PM — 7:00 PM
Beer hour and get together
7:00 PM — 9:00 PM
Dinner @ IGC

SESSION II: INFECTIOUS DISEASES AND THE ENVIRONMENT

9:00 AM — 9:45 AM
Challenges in using Wolbachia microbes for viral disease suppression
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Ary Hoffmann
9:45 AM — 10:05 AM
Selected from submitted abstracts

Invited talk from abstracts (to be announced)

10:05 AM — 10:35 AM
Coffee Break
10:35 AM — 10:55 AM
Selected from submitted abstracts

Invited talk from abstracts (to be announced)

10:55 AM — 11:15 AM
Selected from submitted abstracts

Invited talk from abstracts (to be announced)

11:15 AM — 11:35 AM
Selected from submitted abstracts

Invited talk from abstracts (to be announced)

SESSION III: Microbes in Health and Medicine I

2:00 PM — 2:45 PM
Into the grey zone: understanding intrinsic and acquired tolerance in human fungal pathogens
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Judith Berman
2:45 PM — 3:05 PM
Selected from submitted abstracts

Invited talk from abstracts (to be announced)

3:05 PM — 3:25 PM
Selected from submitted abstracts

Invited talk from abstracts (to be announced)

3:25 PM — 3:55 PM
Coffee-Break
3:55 PM — 4:15 PM
Selected from submitted abstracts

 Invited talk from abstracts (to be announced)

4:15 PM — 4:35 PM
Title to be announced
4:35 PM — 4:55 PM
FLASH-TALK session
5:00 PM — 7:00 PM
Poster & Beer session followed by dinner at IGC

SESSION IV: Microbes in Health and Medicine II

9:00 AM — 9:45 PM
Ecology and Evolution of multidrug-resistant mycobacterium tuberculosis
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Sébastien Gagneux
9:45 AM — 10:05 PM
Selected from submitted abstracts

Invited talk from abstracts (to be announced)

10:05 AM — 10:35 PM
Coffee-Break
10:35 AM — 10:55 PM
Selected from submitted abstracts

Invited talk from abstracts (to be announced)

10:55 AM — 11:15 PM
Selected from submitted abstracts

Invited talk from abstracts (to be announced)

11:15 AM — 12:00 PM
Evolution of plasmid-mediated antimicrobial resistance
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Alvaro San Millan

SESSION V: ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION IN HEALTH AND DISEASE

1:30 PM — 2:15 PM
Transmission bottlenecks, with implications for disease severity
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Katia Koelle
2:15 PM — 2:35 PM
Selected from submitted abstracts

Invited talk from abstracts (to be announced)

2:35 PM — 2:55 PM
Selected from submitted abstracts

Invited talk from abstracts (to be announced)

2:55 PM — 3:25 PM
Coffee- Break
3:25 PM — 4:10 PM
To be announced
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Michael Grigg
4:10 PM — 4:30 PM
Selected from submitted abstracts

Invited talk from abstracts (to be announced)

4:30 PM — 4:50 PM
Selected from submitted abstracts

Invited talk from abstracts (to be announced)

7:00 PM
Dinner in local Restaurant

SESSION IV: ECOLOGY, EVOLUTION AND PLANETARY HEALTH

10:00 AM — 10:45 AM
Responses of microbial communities to climate change: from the global ocean to the human gut
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Elena Litchman
10:45 AM — 11:05 AM
Selected from submitted abstracts

Invited talk from abstracts (to be announced)

11:05 AM — 11:35 AM
Coffee-Break
11:35 AM — 11:55 AM
Selected from submitted abstracts

Invited talk from abstracts (to be announced)

11:55 AM — 12:15 PM
Selected from submitted abstracts

Invited talk from abstracts (to be announced)

12:15 PM — 1:00 PM
Title to be announced
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Sara Mitri
1:00 PM
Closure of Meeting
5:00 PM — 7:00 PM
Public Event at the Gulbenkian Foundation (Optional)
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Alvaro San Millan
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Sébastien Gagneux
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Katia Koelle

Our unseen Friends and Foes: Humans, microbes and a healthy future

    

    From antibiotics to climate change, microbes are vital to our existence. But our actions influence them!

    Join us on October 24th 5-7pm at the Gulbenkian Foundation for an enlightening journey where leading scientists will give an overview into the intricate relationship between humans and microbes. Explore and engage in the discussion on how we can collaborate for a healthier future for ourselves and our planet.

VENUE:

Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian

Av. de Berna 45 A, 1067-001 Lisboa

 

How to get there from IGC:

- Board the train at Oeiras Station, heading to Lisbon. Exit at the final destination, Cais do Sodré.

- At Baixa-Chiado Metro station (Blue Line), take the train in the direction of São Sebastião. Exit at São Sebastião.

- Walk 5 minutes.

 

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