Confirmed Keynote Speakers and provisional titles

Frederic Auvray, Institute de Recherce en Santé Digestive, INRA, France
Stx Phages and their induction

Bert Devriendt, Laboratory of Immunology, Ghent University Belgium
New oral vaccination strategies based on interaction of
enterotoxigenic E. coli with the intestinal mucosa

Edward Dudley, Director E. coli Reference Center, The Pennsylvania
State University, US
Commensal E. coli that enhance toxin production by E. coli O157:H7

James Fleckenstein,  Washington University School of Medicine,
Missouri, US
Remodeling of intestinal epithelial architecture by enterotoxigenic E. coli

Stephanie Ganal-Vonarburg, Department for BioMedical Research,
University of Bern,
Role of the maternal macrobiotic in shaping gene expression and
microbiota composition in the offspring intestine

Henk Haagsman, Departement of Infectious Diseases & Immunology,
Utrecht University, The Netherlands
Cathelicidins, host defense peptides against E. coli infections

Katja Brunner , CRCN, INSERM, Center for Pathophysiology of Toulouse
Purpan, Toulouse University, France

T-dependent humoral responses in mucosal sites

Armelle Phalipon, Molecular Microbial Pathogenesis, Institut Pasteur,
New insights regarding the interplay between Shigella and human

Christina Schäffer, Department für NanoBiotechnologie,
BOKU -University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna
Possible roles of glycobiology for establishment and persistence
of bacteria in the host

Åsa Sjöling, Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology (MTC)
Karolinska Institute, Sweden
Bile salts and other host factors regulate expression of ETEC virulence genes

Ann-Mari Svennerholm, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of
Ghotenburg, Sweden
Clinical trials of an oral ETEC vaccine, ETVAX, in children in developing countries
and in traveler

Vikram Virdi, VIB-UGent Center for Medical Biotechnology, Belgium
In feed administered non-encapsulated monomeric porcine IgAlike
antibodies produced in yeast as prophylaxis against F4-
mediated colibacillosis in pigs

Weiping Zhang,  Department of Pathobiology, University of Illinois
at Urbana-Champaign, US
New strategies in development of vaccines against ETEC