Programme NCOH Science Café 2019

Date: 29 October, 2019
Location: Muntgebouw, Utrecht

NCOH Science Café 2019

12.30 - 13.00 Registration 
13.00 - 13.15

Welcome & update NCOH
Prof. Marion Koopmans - Erasmus MC, Rotterdam

13.15 - 14.00
Keynote lecture
"Progress, and new challenges, in the control of the Neglected Tropical Diseases“
Prof. Roy Anderson 
Director, London Centre for Neglected Tropical Disease Research
Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology
Imperial College London, Faculty of Medicine




NCOH theme talks

  • Emerging Infectious Diseases Preparedness (EID)
    “Dinucleotide recoding of Zika virus effectively alters the infection outcome in mice and mosquitoes”
    Dr. Jelke Fros - Wageningen University & Research
  • Smart and Healthy Farming (SHF)
    Dr. Adriaan Antonis - Wageningen University & Research
  • Healthy Wildlife and Ecosystems (HWE)
    "Urban wildlife: a zoonotic risk?"
    Dr. Miriam Maas - RIVM
  • Tackling Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR)
    "Predicting gene flow networks in animals, the food chain and the environment"
    Dr. Anita Schürch - UMC Utrecht
15.00 - 15.30

Networking break (with coffee/tea)

15.30 - 16.55

Young NCOH pitch session

"Virus shedding patterns in poultry from (potential) zoonotic Avian Influenza viruses."
Evelien Germeraad - Wageningen University & Research

"Profiling of the virus-specific B-cell repertoire in order to shed light on immune protection and pathogenesis"
Gijs van Nierop - Erasmus MC, Rotterdam

"When MERMAIDS sing: host gene expression profiling in a large cohort of patients with acute respiratory infections"
Cosimo Cristella - Amsterdam UMC

"The lugdunomycins, a new class of polyketide antibiotics with unique chemical scaffold"
Isabel Nunez - Leiden University

“Acute respiratory effects of livestock related air pollution in a panel of COPD patients”
Warner van Kersen - Utrecht University

"Cell wall glycopolymers as vaccine antigens: new insights for MRSA"
Astrid Hendriks - UMC Utrecht

“Interrupting bacterial communication: possibilities for new treatments?”
Wouter Beenker - KNAW/Hubrecht Institute

“Molecular analysis of spread of MDRO in a nursing home’’
Sam Nooij - LUMC

"Rediscovery of pentamidine as compound against TB / NTM"
Mike Ruth - Radboudumc, Nijmegen
16.55 - 17.00 Closure
Prof. Marion Koopmans - Erasmus MC, Rotterdam
17.00 - 18.30 Drinks & Bites


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