9:15

Arms Races with Evolving Diseases: “We’ve Met the Enemy and He Is Us”

 

Joshua Lederberg, Rockefeller University

Stanley Falkow, Stanford University

10:15

Discussion

10:30

Break

Session I: Host-Pathogen Interactions: Defining the Concepts of Pathogenicity, Virulence, Colonization, Commensalism, and Symbiosis

Moderator:

P. Frederick Sparling, University of North Carolina Vice-chair, Forum on Microbial Threats

10:45

Colonization

 

Jeffrey I. Gordon, Washington University School of Medicine, or, Karen Guillemin, University of Washington

11:45

Discussion

12:15

Lunch—Welcoming Remarks by Dr. Harvey Fineberg, President, Institute of Medicine

1:00–2:30

Commensalism and Symbiosis—Host, Microbial, and Environmental Factors

 

Abigail Salyers, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana

Jo Handelsman, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin, Madison

2:30–2:45

Discussion

2:45–3:00

Break

3:00–4:15

Pathogenicity and Virulence

 

Martin Blaser, New York University School of Medicine

BJ Staskawicz, University of California, Berkeley

4:15–5:45

Open Discussion of Day 1

Moderator:

David Relman, Stanford University

 

Balfor Sartor, University of North Carolina

Maria G. Dominguez-Bello, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras

5:45

Adjournment of the first day



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