Phages 2013

Welcome to the Oxford Bacteriophage Conference, Phages 2013. The conference will address commercial and research applications of bacteriophage in medicine, food and biotechnology, and invites proposals for podium sessions and poster displays in the following general areas of bacteriophage research:

Pharmaceutical production and formulation
Medical applications
Immunogenicity and toxicology
Applications in biotechnology
Applications in food technology
Molecular biology

Who Should Attend

Academic, Research and Healthcare: Group and Lab Heads, Postdoctoral Scientists and Graduate Research Students, Research Managers, Physicians and Healthcare Workers
Biotech and Pharma: CEOs, Chief Scientists, Group Heads and Team Leaders, Senior and Junior Research Scientists, Research Managers
+ show speakers and program
Distinguished speakers

Dr Herald Brüssow (Keynote Speaker), Nestle, Switzerland

Professor John McCafferty (Keynote Speaker), Cambridge, UK

Professor Dr Inger Sandlie, Centre for Immune Regulation, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway

Professor Dr Martin J Loessner, Institute of Food, Nutrition and Health, Zürich, Switzerland

Professor Dr Stefan Dübel, Technische Universität Braunschweig, Institute of Biochemistry, Biotechnology and Bioinformatics, Germany

Professor Dr Andrzej Gorski, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland

Professor Dr Uwe Haberkorn, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany

Dr Richard Hopkins, Phylogica Ltd, Australia

Dr Stefan Miller, Lisando GmbH, Germany

Dr Aleš Štrancar, Chief Executive, BIA Separations, Slovenia

Dr Heather Allison, School of Biological Sciences, University of Liverpool, UK

Dr Catherine Rees, University of Nottingham, UK

Professor Dr Grzegorz Wegrzyn, University of Gdańsk, Gdańsk, Poland

Dr Marcin Los, Phage Consultants, Poland

Professor Maggie Smith, Microbiology Chair, University of York, UK

Dr Eli Keshavarz-Moore, Professor of Bioprocess Science and Enterprise, UCL, UK

Miss Inga Eichhorn (short presentation), Free University Berlin, Germany

Miss Patricia Perez Esteban (short presentation), University of Bath, UK

Dr Emma Bell, Fixed-Phage Ltd, UK

Dr Kevin Bowes, Cobra Biologics, UK

...more speakers soon...

Agenda (Provisional)

All presentations will be held in the Edward Boyle Auditorium, Jacqueline du Pré Music Building, St Hilda's College.

Day 1, 10th September

2.00-2.50pm: Registration

2.50pm: Welcome and Housekeeping Announcements

Session 1:

3.00pm-4.30pm: Presentations

4.30pm: Refreshments, Networking and Posters

5.00pm-6.30pm: Presentations

6.30pm: Close of Day 1

Day 2, 11th September

8.00-8.30am: Registration

8.30am: Welcome and Housekeeping

Session 2:

8.45am-10.30am: Presentations

10.30am: Refreshments, Networking and Posters

11.00am-12.30pm: Presentations

12.30pm: Lunch

Session 3:

2.30pm: Presentations

4.00pm: Refreshments, Networking and Posters

4.30pm-6.00pm: Presentations

6.00pm: Close of Day 2

7.00pm: Conference Dinner (By invitation or prior booking only)

Day 3, 12th September

Session 4:

8.30am-10.00am: Presentations

10.00am: Refreshments and Networking

10.30am-12.30am: Presentations

12.30pm-1.30pm: Lunch and Close of Conference

10 Sep - 12 Sep 2013
United Kingdom
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