Antifungal Drug Development Summit

December 17, 2014

Durham, NC — Please join us for a summit at Duke University January 29-30, 2015 focusing on multi-disciplinary and complementary approaches to anti-fungal therapy development spanning academia and pharma. During this meeting, we will review the latest, exciting breakthroughs in the field, including, new antifungals, novel targets and leads, and combination approaches with the goal of enriching our scientific community through shared interests and visions.

Our invited speakers will include Leah Cowen (University of Toronto), Gerry Wright (McMaster University), Ameeta Agarwal (University of Mississippi), Damian Krysan (University of Rochester), Terry Roemer (Merck), Mitchell Mutz (Amplyx), Mike Peel (Scynexis), and others. There will also be a poster session where we plan to feature work from our current Tri-MMPTP fellows in addition to Tri-MMPTP alumni and other fellows and students in our community working on this general topic.

Registration
This event is free and open to the public.

Schedule / Speaker Facesheets / Poster Abstracts

Location
MSRB 001 and Jones Building 143

Event Contact
Melissa Palmer
Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Duke University Medical Center
321 CARL Bldg
DUMC Box 3546
Durham, NC 27710
Tel: 919.684.2814
melissa.palmer@duke.edu

This symposium is jointly sponsored by the Tri-Institutional Molecular Mycology and Pathogenesis Training Program (Tri-MMPTP), the Center for Host Microbial Intractions (CHoMI), the Center for AIDS Research (CFAR), and the Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology.

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