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May 3 - Symposium on Microbial Systems Biology; 11:00 am- 5:00 pm; Belfer Research Building, Room BB204A/B/C

Weill Family Foundation

Global Health Research Laboratories

2018 Symposium on Microbial Systems Biology

 May 3, 2018  from 11:00 am- 5:00 pm

Belfer Research Building, Room BB204A/B/C


Ronald Breaker, PhD

Sterling Professor of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology

Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Yale University

Comprehensive Discovery of Ribozymes and Riboswitches




Mark Brynildsen, PhD

Associate Professor in Chemical and Biological Engineering

Princeton University

Toward next-generation antibiotics: Systems-level dissection of bacterial nitric oxide stress networks


Petra Levin, PhD

Professor of Biology

Washington University in St. Louis

Metabolism, Microbes and Mice: the impact of the environment on bacterial growth and physiology


Coffee & Cookies 3:40-4:15

Suzanne Walker, PhD

Professor of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics

Harvard University

Predicting antibiotic mechanism using genome-wide mutant fitness profiling



Organizers: Kyu Rhee (, Weill Department of Medicine; Dirk Schnappinger, Department of Microbiology & Immunology (

This symposium is financially supported by an unrestricted gift from Agilent Technologies. The academic activity stems from programs within the Weill Family Global Health Research Laboratories.

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