More PLoS Pathogens-related activities at ASM 2011 in New Orleans, May 21-24

PLoS Pathogens Publications Manager Mary Kohut has provided a great list of journal-related activities happening throughout ASM 2011:

Sunday, May 22:

  • 8:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. “Microbial Interactions with the Immune System”: Associate Editor Denise Monack speaking on “Inflammasome Assembly and Bacterial Pathogens”
  • 2:00 p.m. Pearls Editor Vincent Racaniello (This Week in Microbiology and This Week in Virology) will be broadcasting both podcasts live. Meeting attendees are welcome to attend and watch the live tapings as well as submit questions to the researchers. Tapings will take place in Room 232 of the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
  • 3:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. “Molecular Machines”: Associate Editor Jorge Galan speaking on “Type III Secretion Machines: Bacterial Delivery for Protein Delivery into Eukaryotic Cells”
  • 3:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Section Editor Kami Kim convenes a session on “Systems Biology Approaches to Therapeutics for Infectious Diseases”

Monday, May 23:

  • 8:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Associate Editor Howard Ochman convenes a session on “Gene Discovery and Function: Beyond a DNA Sequence”
  • 11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. “Bacillus anthracis for War and Terrorism: A Continuing Story”: Associate Editor Michael Imperiale speaking on “Incorporating Issues Pertaining to the Misuse of Applied Microbiology into an Academic Curriculum”
  • 2:00 p.m. Pearls Editor Vincent Racaniello (This Week in Microbiology and This Week in Virology) will be broadcasting both podcasts live. Meeting attendees are welcome to attend and watch the live tapings as well as submit questions to the researchers. Tapings will take place in Room 232 of the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.
  • 3:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Associate Editor Raphael Valdivia convenes a session on “Genetics and Genomics of Obligate Intracellular Bacteria”
  • 3:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. “Host Response to Eukaryotic Microbes”: Section Editor Scott Filler speaking on “Receptor-ligand Interactions During Host Cell Invasion by C. albicans
  • 3:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m “Life in the Fire: How Inflammation Shapes Microbial Communities on Mucosal Surfaces”: Associate Editor Jeffrey Weiser speaking on how “Inflammation Selects for Virulent Streptocoocus pneumoniae”; Associate Editor Denise Monack speaking on “Characterization of Salmonella Transmission in a Mouse Model”

Tuesday, May 24:

  • 8:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Associate Editor Marilyn Parsons convenes a session called “Rich Bug, Poor Bug – Human Microbiota in the Industrialized and Developing World”
  • 3:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. “Molecular and Cellular Bases of Host-Microbe Interactions”: Associate Editor Vern B. Carruthers speaking on “Toxoplasma’s Great Escape”; Associate Editor Lalita Ramakrishnan speaking on “TB Therapeutic Insights from Pathogenesis Studies in the Zebrafish”

Even if you can’t make it to these events, be sure to stop by Booth 1357 in the Exhibition hall to say hello to Mary and pick up some cool PLoS gear.

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