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10th International Meeting on Microbial Epidemiological Markers (IMMEM-10)

October 2, 2013 - October 5, 2013

The ability of microbes – bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites – to mutate rapidly, disseminate and adapt to new hosts and environments, forces us to increase our capabilities for the early recognition of novel strains of pathogens, and to understand the factors that contribute to their diversity, evolution and dissemination. IMMEM-10 will address a variety of topics related to pathogen emergence, population-level diversity, evolution of virulence and antibiotic resistance, strain tracking, typing networks, public health and surveillance, novel typing approaches, high-throughput sequencing, genomics, and molecular epidemiology of infectious diseases.
The meeting will take place at Institut Pasteur, in the heart of Paris.

Organizing Committee
Sylvain Brisse (Institut Pasteur, Paris, France)
Carmen Buchrieser (Institut Pasteur, Paris, France)
Annie Etienne (Institut Pasteur, Paris, France)
Alex Friedrich (University Medical Center Groningen, The Netherlands)
Ivan Moszer (Institut Pasteur, Paris, France)

Scientific Committee
Andrea Ammon (ECDC, Stokholm, Sweden)
Siv Andersson (Evolutionary Biology Center, Uppsala, Sweden)
Hervé Bourhy (Institut Pasteur, Paris, France)
Sylvain Brisse (Institut Pasteur, Paris, France)
Carmen Buchrieser (Institut Pasteur, Paris, France)
Stewart Cole (Global Health Institute, Lausanne, Switzerland)
Lenie Dijkshoorn (Univ. Medical Center Leiden, Netherlands)
Alex Friedrich (University Medical Center Groningen, The Netherlands)
Peter Gerner-Smidt (CDC, Atlanta, USA)
Philippe Glaser (Institut Pasteur, Paris)
Matthew Gilmour (Public Health Agency of Canada, Winnipeg, Canada)
Hajo Grundmann (Natl. Inst. for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands)
Joerg Hacker (German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina, Berlin, Germany)
Dag Harmsen (University Hospital Münster, Germany)
Martin Maiden (Oxford Univ., UK)
Claudine Médigue (CEA, Evry, France)
Julian Parkhill (Wellcome Trust Sanger Center, Hinxton, UK)
Laurent Poirel (Univ. Paris XI, Kremlin-Bicêtre, France)
Eduardo Rocha (Institut Pasteur, Paris, France)
Marc Struelens (ECDC, Stokholm, Sweden)
Anne-Mieke Vandamme (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium)
Thierry Wirth (Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle – EPHE, Paris, France)

Venue

Institut Pasteur
25,28 rue du Docteur Roux, Paris, CEDEX 15 75724 France
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Website:
www.immem-10.org

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