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"