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MAC-EPID Symposium: Biofilms from Individuals to Complex Systems

March 9, 2012
8:45 a.m.
SPHI 1690
1415 Washington Heights
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2029

Sponsored by MAC-EPID
Contact Information: Anna Weaverdyck, weaverd@umich.edu
Cost: Free, but please register

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MAC-EPID Symposium Biofilms from Individuals to Complex Systems, Friday, March 9, 2012 8:45 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Guest speakers:

  • Hilary Lappin-Scott, Ph.D. Professor of Microbiology, Pro-Vice-Chancellor - Strategic Development/Change Management, Swansea University Topic: Biofilms: ubiquity, development and importance
  • Matthew Parsek, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Microbiology, Department of Microbiology, University of Washington Topic: The biofilm matrix of Pseudomonas aeruginosa
  • Garth D. Ehrlich, Ph.D. Executive Director, Center for Genomic Sciences, Allegheny-Singer Research Institute Topic: Proving the Distributed Genome Hypothesis: Demonstration of High Levels of Horizontal Gene Transfer during the Chronic Infectious Process
  • Dennis Cvitkovitch, Ph.D. Professor of Oral Microbiology and Associate Dean of Research, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto Topic: Streptococcus mutans signaling systems and dental caries