2020 Colorado Mycobacteria Conference Focus on NTM

Colorado Mycobacteria Conference 2020:
Focus on Nontuberculous Mycobacteria

May 31 – June 3, 2020
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.

Keynote Lectures:

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

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)
Pam L. C. Small (The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN)
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)
Edward M. Cox (FDA Office of Antimicrobial 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)

 

Registration is open October 16, 2019 – April 30, 2020.

Registration fees:
Professionals: $450
Students and post-docs: $200

Questions?

Please contact the organizing committee at
2020-NTM@colostate.edu.

Hosted by:

Mycobacteria Research Laboratories

Organizing Committee

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