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The 2015 Webster Centre QMB Satellite Symposium

This biennial meeting was sponsored jointly by WCID, QMB and the Maurice Wilkins Centre which is being organised by Professor Gregory Cook and Dr Deborah Williamson.  Sessions covered were tuberculosis, host-pathogen interactions, the microbiome, Clostridium difficile, drug discovery and novel therapeutic approaches, advances in molecular diagnostics and metabolite profiling, and included a special joint session with the 2015 Digestive Diseases QMB satellite. 

Keynote speakers included:

  • William Jacobs, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • Mark Walker, University of Queensland
  • Scott Beatson, Australian Infectious Diseases Research Centre
  • Dean Crick, Colorado State University
  • Nigel French, Massey University
  • John Fraser, University of Auckland
  • Gerald Tannock, University of Otago
  • Ayesha Verrall, University of Otago
  • David Murdoch, University of Otago
  • Deborah Williamson, University of Otago
  • Kurt Krause, University of Otago
  • Una Ren, Victoria University of Wellington
  • Michael Berney, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • Nikki Moreland, University of Auckland
  • Chris Greening, CSIRO, Canberra
  • Lyn Wise, University of Otago 
  • Frank Griffin, University of Otago
  • James Ussher, University of Otago

Please view travel scholarships which were awarded for this meeting.

2015 Symposium programme

Picture of Professor Bill Jacobs at QMB Queenstown NZ August 2015 Picture of Debbie Williamson, Bill Jacobs and Greg Cook at QMB Queenstown NZ August 2015 Picture of Professor Richard Blaikie QMB 2015 Professor Kurt Krause QMB 2015 Picture of Scott Beatson at QMB Queenstown NZ August 2015 Picture of Professor Michael Berney at QMB Queenstown August 2015 Picture of Htin Lin Aung and Rochelle Ramsay at QMB Queenstown NZ August 2015 Picture of James Ussher at QMB Queenstown NZ August 2015 Lyn Wise, Olaf Bork and Matloob QMB 2015 Picture Una Ren at QMB Queenstown NZ August 2015 Picture of Mark Walker at QMB Queenstown NZ August 2015 Picture of Adam Heikal, Shaun Lott, Dean Crick and Yoshio Nakatani at QMB Queenstown NZ August 2015 Picture of Michael Berney and George Poulter at QMB Queenstown NZ August 2015 Picture of Nikki Moreland at QMB Queenstown NZ August 2015 Picture Susan Jack, Nikki Moreland and Debbie Williamson at QMB Queenstown NZ August 2015 Picture of Kiel Hards at QMB Queenstown NZ August 2015 Picture of Benedict Yu at poster at QMB Queenstown NZ 2015 Picture of Vanessa Chang at poster at QMB Queenstown NZ 2015 Picture of Audrey Tiong at QMB Queenstown NZ August 2015 Picture of Jeremy Raynes by poster at QMB Queenstown NZ 2015 Picture of Debbie Williamson at QMB Queenstown NZ 2015 Picture of Frank Griffin at QMB Queenstown NZ 2015 Picture of Greg Cook and Rod Dunbar at QMB Queenstown NZ 2015 Picture of Kiel Hards, Jeremy Raynes awarded poster prize by Scott Beatson and Kurt Krause at QMB Queenstown NZ August 2015 Picture James Hadfield at QMB Queenstown NZ August 2015 Picture of Hannah Read, Latifa and Siouxsie Wiles at QMB Queenstown NZ August 2015 Picture of thank you to Scott Beatson at QMB Queenstown NZ August 2015 Picture of Nikki Moreland, James Ussher, Htin Ling Aung and Kurt Krause at QMB Queenstown NZ August 2015 Picture of Debbie Williamson and Greg Cook at QMB Queenstown NZ August 2015 Picture of Queenstown NZ August 2015

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