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Preventing the Spread of Multidrug-Resistant Organisms: Public Health in Action

Angela Tang, MPH, Healthcare-Associated Infections Epidemiologist
Illinois Department of Public Health, Division of Patient Safety and Quality
Hannah Doseck, MPH, HAI Epidemiologist
Hektoen Institute, LLC, Illinois Department of Public Health Grantee


The Marvelous Ribosome as Antibiotic Target: Stopping Protein Synthesis before it Starts and After it Finishes

Alexander Mankin, Ph.D., Professor
Center for Biomolecular Sciences and Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Illinois Chicago


Synthetic Biology to Combat Antibiotic Resistance

Mark Mimee, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Microbiology
University of Chicago


Meat, Milk, and Mutts: How Veterinarians Prevent Antimicrobial Resistance

John Hermann, DVM, MPH, DACT, Clinical Professor
School of Public Health, University of Illinois Chicago; and Center for One Health Illinois, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Yvette Johnson-Walker, DVM, Ph.D., Clinical Instructor
Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois-Chicago


Microbiota-Mediated Defense Against Infection

Matthew Sobara, Ph.D., Post Doctoral Scholar (Erick Pamer Lab)
Departments of Medicine and Microbiology, University of Chicago


Optimizing Antimicrobial Therapy for the Post-Antibiotic Era

Eric Wenzler, PharmD, Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmacy Practice, University of Illinois at Chicago


Disease Detectives: Tracking Chicago's Superbugs

Stephanie R. Black, MD, MSc, Medical Director
Communicable Disease Program, Chicago Department of Public Health


Laboratory Methods for Detecting Antimicrobial Resistant Pathogens

Nicholas Moore, Ph.D., MLS(ASCP)
Assistant Professor, Medical Laboratory Science, Medicine (Infectious Disease) and Pathology
Assistant Director, Division of Clinical Microbiology, Rush University Medical Center


Microbial Genomics and Antibacterial Resistance

Egon A. Ozer, MD, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University


Innate Resistance Mechanisms in Opportunistic Bacterial Pathogens

Howard Shuman, Ph.D., Professor of Microbiology
University of Chicago
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