The following is a list of the lead speakers for the six conference sessions.
|Friday Jan 9, 2015 - THE HISTORY|
Forest Rohwer (SDSU)"Welcome and Introduction"
William Summers (Yale University)"Foundation of the American Phage Group and Discipline Formation"
Betty Kutter (Evergreen College)"Working Historically and Collaboratively to Jump-Start Phage Therapy"
Allan Campbell (Stanford University)"Current Work on Classical Phages: Major Revisions or Minor Refinements?"
Douglas Berg (Washington University, UCSD)"Transposable Elements in a Phage World Context"
Moselio Schaechter (Tufts Univ., SDSU, UCSD)"History of Cold Spring Harbor Labs"
Jack Johnson (The Scripps Research Institute)"Virus Maturation: Phage Leads the Way"
Partho Ghosh (UCSD)"Anticipatory Binding in Phage"
Lin Chao (UCSD)"Phage Age?"
Paul Turner (Yale University)"Evolution of Fitness Trade-Offs in Phage"
Frede Thingstad (University of Bergen)"Theoretical Consequences of Assuming Strain-Specific Viruses"
Jed Fuhrman (University of Southern California)"How Marine Viruses Entered the Mainstream: A Historical Perspective"
Ken Stedman (Portland State University)"From Weird to Wonderful: Archaeophage to Archaeal Viruses"
Peter Salamon (SDSU)"Bacteriophage Thermodynamics"
Maria Alejandra Bautista (University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana)"Virus-Induced Dormancy in Sulfolobus islandicus"
Ry Young (Texas A&M)"A Century of Lysis: From Simple Enzymology to Molecular Gymnastics"
|Saturday Jan 10, 2015 - THE FUTURE|
Nick Conley (EpiBiome, Inc)"Phage Therapy in Agriculture"
Karen Shaw (AmpliPhi)"Engage the Phage: Treatments for Bacterial Infections"
Kevin Hockett (University of Arizona)"Independent Acquisition of a Phage Toxin in Pseudomonas"
Joe Pogliano (UCSD)"Phage and the Origin of Eukaryotic Life"
Nicholas Shikuma (California Institute of Technology)"Phage and Phage-like Elements as Agents of Bacterium-Animal Interactions"
Fawzy Hashem (University of Maryland Eastern Shore)"Controlling Ineffective Bradyrhizobia with Bacteriophage to Enhance Nodulation and Growth of Soybean"
Alejandro Reyes Munoz (Universidad de los Andes, Colombia)"Phage Biology: Another Century Creating New Sciences"
Bradley Bearson (USDA, ARS, National Laboratory of Agriculture and the Environment))"Fluoroquinolone Induction of Phage-mediated Gene Transfer in Multidrug-resistant Salmonella"
Jeff Roberts (Cornell University)"History of Phage Research"
Justin Meyer (UCSD)"Phage Experimental Evolution and Its Future Synergies with Synthetic Biology"
Lisa Zeigler (JCVI)"There’s a Phage in the Cell on the Rock in the Vent in the Hole in the Bottom of the Sea"
David Lipson (SDSU)"Metagenomic Investigation of Viruses in Arctic Soil"
Antoni Luque (SDSU)"Modeling the Physical Properties of Bacteriophage Capsids"
Gregory Weiss (UCI)"Putting Phage to Work: Cancer Sensing with Viruses Integrated into Electronics"