We are delighted to announce that our keynote speaker for the 5th Southeastern Mycobacterial Meeting will be 


RamakrishnanLalita Ramakrishnan, MBBS, PhD
Professor, Microbiology and Medicine
Adjunct Professor, Immunology
Department of Microbiology
University of Washington


Southeastern Mycobacteria Meeting 2014 - Invited speakers:

Lalita Ramakrishnan, University of Washington, Seattle
“A zebrafish's guide to tuberculosis pathogenesis and treatment”

Hardy Kornfeld, University of Massachusetts
“Infection-Induced Apoptosis and Necrosis in tuberculosis”

Adrie Steyn, K-RITH
“Energy and redox homeostasis during Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection”

Alastair Leslie, K-RITH
“Interaction of Mycobacterium tuberculosis with innate immune cells”

Karen LaCourciere, NIH
“NIAID TB Research Program: Priorities, Funding and Collaborations in Global TB Research”

Ed Khan, UAB

Gail Cassell, IDRI
"Magnitude of the Challenge of Drug Resistant TB: Need for New Therapeutic Approaches
and Potential Solutions Through Science Based Policy"                       
We invite you to submit an abstract, no longer than 250 words,  for presentation at the “5th Southeastern Mycobacteria Meeting” to be held at UAB on January 24-26, 2014. Speakers will be selected from the submitted abstracts for short presentations. Other accepted abstracts will be presented at the poster session. The deadline for abstract submission is December 8, 2013. We are looking forward to your scientific contributions to this meeting! Lunch will be provided for registered participants only.

Format for Abstracts:

File type- Word
250 words maximum
1" margin
Font- Arial Size- 11

Please note that the poster boards are 4'x6'.

Submit Abstract

For submissions after December 8, 2013, please email abstracts to Michael Niederweis.

Registration Fee

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