Join us Jan. 14 for the Antibiotic Resistance Symposium

Join us for the Emory Antibiotic Resistance Center  symposium on Thursday, January 14 (8 a.m. to 1 p.m.) at the Emory Conference Center Hotel.


  • 8:00 – 8:30 a.m. – Light breakfast
  • 8:30 – 8:40 a.m. – Opening remarks
  • 8:40 – 9:20 a.m. – Dr. Barbara Murray – “Enterococci:  Let’s Stick to Adhesins”
  • 9:20 – 10:00 a.m. – Dr. Louis Rice – “Cell wall synthesis proteins and resistance to β–lactam antibiotics in Enterococcus faecium”
  • 10:00 – 10:40 a.m. – Dr. Gerard Wright – “Rescuing legacy antibiotics with antibiotic adjuvants”
  • 10:40 – 11:00 a.m. – Coffee break
  • 11:00 – 12:00 p.m. – Poster session
  • 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. – Lunch


  • Barbara Murray, MD, Professor and Director, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Texas Medical School
  • Louis Rice, MD, Professor and Chair, Department of Medicine, Brown University Medical School
  • Gerard Wright, PhD, Professor and Director, DeGroote Institute for Infectious Disease Research, McMaster University

Breakfast, lunch, and light refreshments provided.  Please RSVP to Andrea Kirwan.

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