The 2021 Colorado Mycobacteria Conference: Focus on Nontuberculous Mycobacteria has been postponed to May 31 – June 3, 2022 due to uncertainty when COVID-19 related restrictions will be lifted.

Colorado Mycobacteria Conference 2021:
Focus on Nontuberculous Mycobacteria

June 13-16, 2021
Colorado State University,
Fort Collins, CO, USA

A conference targeted to academic, industrial, nonprofit, and clinical groups nationally and internationally and focused on all basic, clinical and translational aspects of nontuberculous mycobacteria research. Registration will open January 1, 2021.

Keynote Lectures:

Patrick J. Brennan (Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO)
Anne E. O’Donnell (Georgetown University Hospital, Washington DC)

Plenary Session topics:

  • Epidemiology and clinical aspects of NTM diseases
  • Environmental persistence of NTM; sources of NTM transmission
  • Diagnostics & Biomarkers
  • NTM Physiology
  • Pathogenic strategies of NTM and host immune response to NTM infection
  • Intervention strategies (therapeutics and vaccines) and clinical trials

Confirmed speakers:

Rebecca Prevots (NIH/NIAID, Bethesda, MD)
Jennifer R. Honda (National Jewish Health, Denver, CO)
Jakko van Ingen (Radboud University Medical Center, The Netherlands)
Heather R. Jordan (Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS)
Laurent Marsollier (INSERM and Université d’Angers, France)
Luiz Bermudez (Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR)
Laurent Kremer (Institut de Recherche en Infectiologie de Montpellier; CNRS UMR9004, France)
Andres Floto (University of Cambridge, UK)
Amy Leitman (NTMir Inc., Coral Gables, FL)
Peter Kim (FDA Division of Anti-Infective Products, Silver Spring, MD)
Rebekah M. Dedrick (University of Pittsburgh, PA)
Diane J. Ordway (Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO)
Thomas Dick (Hackensack Meridian Health, Nutley, NJ)
Kenneth N. Olivier (NIH/NHLBI, Bethesda, MD)


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Hosted by:

Mycobacteria Research Laboratories

Organizing Committee

Charles L. Daley (National Jewish Health Denver, Colorado); Barbara E. Laughon (NIH/NIAID, Bethesda, Maryland); Anil K. Ojha (New York State Department of Health, Wadsworth Center, Albany); Dean C. Crick, Mary C. Jackson,  Diane J. Ordway (Colorado State University, Fort Collins)