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The Microbiome: Host Response to Disease
May 5, 2014
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8:30 - 8:45 AM Introductory Remarks
Immunity Mechanisms in Host Response
8:45 - 9:05 AM Dr. Elaine Morazzani, USAMRIID
Characterization of Humoral and Cell-mediated Immune Responses to Gamma-irradiated V3526 Vaccine Candidate.
9:05 - 9:25 AM Ms. Laura I. Prugar, USAMRIID
T-cell Responses Generated by Vaccine Candidates for Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus.
Host Molecular & Cellular Biochemistry
9:25 - 9:45 AM Dr. Brice Wilson, NCI
Targeted Drug Discovery of Inhibitors Specific for Alternatively Activated p38 Kinase.
9:45 - 10:05 AM Dr. Smita Kakar, NCI
RNA Polymerase Recycling during Transcription: Solution Structure of the RapA Protein and Its Complex with RNA Polymerase.
10:05 - 10:20 AM Break
10:20 - 10:40 AM Dr. Balamurugan Kuppusamy, NCI
C/EBPdelta Links Hypoxia and Inflammation to the Promotion of Cancer Stem Cell Characteristics and is a Target for HDAC Inhibitors.
10:40 - 11:00 AM Dr. Vijay Walia, NCI
LPA-PI3K-Akt Signaling Network Regulates Primary Cilium Assembly Through WDR44 Phosphorylation.
11:00 - 11:20 AM Dr. Jianjian Zhu , NCI
Brachyury/T Knockdown in Developing Notochord Reveals that T is Necessary for Cell Fate, but not Survival or Proliferation and has Implications for T as a Therapeutic Target in Neoplasia.
Molecular, Biochemical and Structural Aspects of a Bacterial Pathogen
11:20 - 11:40 AM Dr. Robert Cory Bernhards, USAMRIID
LPS Diversity Among Strains of Burkholderia mallei and Burkholderia pseudomallei.
11:40 - 11:55 AM Break
11:55 - 12:15 PM Dr. Sara Ruiz, USAMRIID
Identification of Novel Burkholderia Therapeutic Targets by Biofilm Analysis.
Environmental Studies: Microbiome Identification and Characterization
12:15 - 12:35 PM Dr. Avijit Roy, USDA - ARS
Next Generation Sequencing: A Great Tool for Discovery of Unknown Plant Viruses.
12:35 - 12:55 PM Dr. Young Lee, USACEHR
Utility of Microbiome in Chemical Exposure Assessment.
12:55 - 1:15 PM Ms. Jackie Blanc, USDA-ARS
Genomic and Proteomic Characterization of Rathayibacter toxicus.
1:15 - 1:20 PM Concluding Remarks

General Information

For conference related questions, please contact Julie Hartman

For scientific information or questions, please contact
Joel Bozue
Kirk Gustafson


Building 549 Auditorium;
Frederick, MD

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