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Weill Family Foundation Global Health Research Laboratories Symposium

Systems biology of Bacterial Physiology and Antibiotic Resistance
26 April 2016 
10:00 am – 4:00 pm 
Belfer Research Building, BB 302A-D


Eric Brown, PhD 
Canada Research Chair in Microbial Chemical Biology 
Director, Biomedical Discovery and Commercialization Program 
Department of Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences and M.G. DeGroote Institute for Infectious Disease Research 
McMaster University 
Starving bacteria to find new antibiotics

Christine Jacobs-Wagner, PhD 
Director of the Microbial Sciences Institute
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute 
Professor of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology
Yale University 
Metabolic control of cell growth and morphogenesis in bacteria


Matthew Waldor, MD PhD 
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute 
Edward H. Kass Professor of Medicine 
Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases 
Harvard Medical School 
Oxidation of microbial D-amino acids provides mucosal defense and shapes the microbiota 

Ned Wingreen, PhD 
Howard A. Prior Professor of the Life Sciences 
Lewis Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics 
Department of Molecular Biology
Princeton University 
Getting together: What can enzyme clustering do for metabolism? 

Coffee & Cookies 4-4:30

 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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