Symposium: Disarming the Enemy - A Novel Approach for Enteric Disease Control by Targeting Bacterial Virulence Factors

Day/Time: Wednesday 08:30–12:15
Location: Imperial Ballroom F
Chair: Luiz F. Caron, Universidade Federal do ParanĂ¡
Please note: last-minute changes to the program may not be reflected here.
08:30
Introduction
Luiz F. Caron, Universidade Federal do ParanĂ¡
08:35
Anti-virulence therapy for animal production: Filling an arsenal with novel weapons for sustainable disease control
Tom Defoirdt, Ghent University
09:10
Quorum sensing as a target for developing novel therapeutics for necrotic enteritis control
Dion Lepp, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
09:45
Virulence factors of enterohemorrhagic E.coli and novel anti-virulence strategies
Vanessa Sperandio, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
10:20
Break
10:45
Enteric bacterial toxin neutralization and quorum quenching by activated montmorillonite
Hongyu Xue, Amlan International
11:20
Understanding campylobacter biofilm matrix composition and regulation yields new targets for control
Elaine Allan, University College London
11:55
Microbial endocrinology: Why it matters to poultry health
Primrose Freestone, University of Leicester
12:10
Roundtable discussion