International Symposium on Problems of Listeria and Listeriosis (ISOPOL) 2019

 

 

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  • Tuesday, September 24, 2019
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    Registration

    2:00 PM  -  8:30 PM
    Registration
     

    Opening Session

    3:30 PM  -  6:15 PM
    Opening Session
    Moderators:
    3:30 PM  -  4:00 PM
    Welcome and Opening Remarks
    4:00 PM  -  4:40 PM
    The Listeriosis Outbreak in South Africa: Lessons Learned
    Speaker:
    4:40 PM  -  5:20 PM
    Ecology and Transmission of Listeria from Farm-to-Table: Insights from WGS and Beyond
    Speaker:
    5:20 PM  -  6:00 PM
    Listeria, from Fork to Brain
    Speaker:
    6:00 PM  -  6:15 PM
    Seeliger Prize awarded by Juergen Kreft
     
    6:15 PM  -  8:15 PM
    Welcome Reception
  • Wednesday, September 25, 2019
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    8:00 AM  -  9:00 AM
    Continental Breakfast
     

    Registration

    8:00 AM  -  5:00 PM
    Registration
     

    Morning Session 1

    9:00 AM  -  10:45 AM
    The Listeria Cell Wall
    9:00 AM  -  9:30 AM
    Why So Many? Understanding the Function of Five FtsW/RodA Homologs in Listeria monocytogenes
    Speaker:
    9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM
    How Listeria Uses a Branched Extracellular Electron Chain to Support Anaerobic Growth
    Speaker:
    10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM
    Foodborne Listeriosis-Effects of Food Matrices on Survival/Growth, Physiology and Virulence Potental
    Speaker:
    10:30 AM  -  10:45 AM
    Poster Talk - Selected from Abstracts
     
    10:45 AM  -  11:15 AM
    Refreshment Break
     

    Morning Session 2

    11:15 AM  -  12:30 PM
    Listeria in Different Environments
    Moderators:
    11:15 AM  -  11:45 AM
    Listeria Clones in the Anthropocene: Insights from Urban Wildlife and Water
    Speaker:
    11:45 AM  -  12:15 PM
    Beyond Heartache:A Cardiotropic Listeria monocytogenes Isolate Exhibits Enhanced Fetal Transmission
    Speaker:
    12:15 PM  -  12:30 PM
    Poster Talk - Selected from Abstracts
     
    12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM
    Lunch
     

    Poster Session

    1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM
    Poster Session
     

    Afternoon Session 1A

    3:00 PM  -  4:15 PM
    Listeria and Bacteriophages
    Moderator:
    Listeria-Phage Cooperation during Mammalian Infection
    Speakers:
    How Synthetic Biology and CRISPR-Cas Genome Engineering Improves Pathogen Detection and Food Safety
    Speaker:
    Poster Talk – Selected from Abstracts
     

    Afternoon Session 1B

    3:00 PM  -  4:15 PM
    Regulation and Control of Listeria
    Moderator:
    Reducing the Risk in Frozen Foods: Research, Industry and Consumer Education and Policymaking
    Speaker:
    Controlling Listeria in Cold, Wet, Fresh Produce Operations
    Speaker:
    Poster talk – Selected from Abstracts
     
    4:15 PM  -  4:45 PM
    Refreshment Break
     

    Afternoon Session 2A

    4:45 PM  -  5:45 PM
    Gene Regulation in Listeria
    Moderator:
    Fine Tuning of Listeria Virulence Genes to Promote Infection
    Speaker:
    Sensing the Environment-to-Host Transition: How Listeria Monocytogenes Does It
     

    Afternoon Session 2B

    4:45 PM  -  5:45 PM
    Food Safety II - Lessons Learned from Recent Listeriois Outbreaks
    Moderator:
    Lessons Learned from Outbreaks of Listeriosis in North America
    Speaker:
    Public Health and ‘Killer Polony’: The South African Experience
    Speaker:
  • Thursday, September 26, 2019
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    8:00 AM  -  9:00 AM
    Continental Breakfast
     

    Registration

    8:00 AM  -  4:00 PM
    Registration
     

    Morning Session 1

    9:00 AM  -  10:45 AM
    Listeriolysin O and its Mechanisms of Action
    9:00 AM  -  9:30 AM
    mRNA-mRNA Interaction Couples Expression of the Chapterone PrsA2 with its Substrate Listeriolysin O
    Speaker:
    9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM
    Listeriolysin O Interactions with Lipid Membranes
    Speaker:
    10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM
    How the PEST-Like Sequence Prevents LLO from Killing Infected Host Cells
    Speaker:
    10:30 AM  -  10:45 AM
    Poster talk – Selected from Abstracts
     
    10:45 AM  -  11:15 AM
    Refreshment Break
     

    Morning Session 2

    11:15 AM  -  12:30 PM
    Pathogenesis Mechanisms
    Moderators:
    11:15 AM  -  11:45 AM
    An ATG16L1 Dependent Pathway Promotes Plasma Membrane Repair and Limits Cell-to-Cell Spread
    Speaker:
    11:45 AM  -  12:15 PM
    Mechanical Forces Govern Interactions of Listeria monocytogenes with Host Cells
    Speaker:
    12:15 PM  -  12:30 PM
    Poster talk – Selected from Abstracts
     
    12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM
    Lunch
     

    Poster Session

    1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM
    Poster Session
     

    Afternoon Session 1A

    3:00 PM  -  4:15 PM
    Manipulation of Vesicular Trafficking During Infection
    Moderator:
    Role of Host Exocytosis in Infection of Human Cells by Listeria
    Speaker:
    Listeria-Containing Vacuole: Tertiary Vacuole Specialized in Persistence of L.m in Epithelial Cell
    Speaker:
    Poster talk – Selected from Abstracts
     

    Afternoon Session 1B

    3:00 PM  -  4:15 PM
    Detection and Molecular Typing
    Moderator:
    Rapid & Conventional Methods for the Detection and Enumeration in Foods–Can We Make Sense of it All?
    Speaker:
    Reflections on Two Decades of L. monocytogenes Subtyping. What Will the Next 20 Years Bring?
    Speaker:
    Poster talk – Selected from Abstracts
     

    Afternoon Session 2

    4:45 PM  -  5:45 PM
    Pathogenesis and Stress Responses
    Moderators:
    4:45 PM  -  5:15 PM
    Linking ISG15 to Cellular Stress Responses – Lessons from Listeria
    5:15 PM  -  5:30 PM
    Poster talk – Selected from Abstracts
    5:15 PM  -  5:30 PM
    Poster talk – Selected from Abstracts
     
    6:30 PM  -  10:00 PM
    Dinner at the Royal Ontario Museum (Optional)
    Please note - tickets must be purchased in advance to attend this event.
  • Friday, September 27, 2019
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    8:00 AM  -  9:00 AM
    Continental Breakfast
     

    Registration

    8:00 AM  -  1:00 PM
    Registration
     

    Morning Session 1

    9:00 AM  -  10:45 AM
    Immune Response and Vaccine Development
    Moderator:
    9:00 AM  -  9:30 AM
    PGE2 Signaling is Required for Optimal CD8+ T Cell Priming Post Listeria monocytogenes Immunizataion
    9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM
    Identification of Novel CD8+ T Cell Antigens that Provide Protection Against Listeria Infection
    Speaker:
    10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM
    Spatial Modulation of Essential Pathways of Listeria monocytogenes Results in a Safer Vaccine Strain
    Speaker:
    10:30 AM  -  10:45 AM
    Poster talk – Selected from Abstracts
     

    Morning Session 2

    Listeria Interactions in the Gut
    Moderators:
    11:15 AM  -  11:45 AM
    Where do They go After We Eat Them? Identifying Intracellular Growth Niches for L.m in the Gut
    Speaker:
    11:45 AM  -  12:15 PM
    Microbiota and Bacterial Infections: The Listeria Paradigm
    Speaker:
    12:15 PM  -  12:30 PM
    Vote for Next ISOPOL Site
    Speakers:
    12:30 PM  -  12:45 PM
    Poster Prize Ceremony
    Speakers:
    12:45 PM  -  1:00 PM
    Closing Remarks
    Speakers:
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