Molecular biology

Genetic basis of glycopeptide resistance in Staphylococcus aureus
Prof. Dr. Brigitte Berger-Bächi, Universität Zürich, Institut für Medizinische Mikrobiologie, Gloriastrasse 32, 8006 Zürich

Identification of ribosomal mechanisms mediating drug resistance
Prof. Dr. Erik Christian Böttger, Universität Zürich, Institut für Medizinische Mikrobiologie, Gloriastrasse 32, 8006 Zürich

Rapid characterisation of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus clinical isolates for an improved drug prescription
Prof. Dr. Patrice François, Laboratoire de Recherche Génomique, Service des Maladies Infectieuses, Hôpitaux Universitaires de Genève, 24, rue Micheli-du-Crest, 1211 Genève 14

Antimicrobial resistance in Bacilli, transfer and detection
Prof. Dr. Joachim Frey, Institut für Veterinärbakteriologie, Universität Bern, Länggassstrasse 122, 3012 Bern

Effect of teicoplanin resistance on host response to Staphylococcus aureus
Prof. Dr. Regine Landmann-Suter, Departement Forschung, Abteilung Infektiologie, Universitätsspital Basel, Hebelstrasse 20, 4031 Basel

Targeting tuberculosis inside its host cells
Prof. Dr. Jean Pieters, Biozentrum, University of Basel, Abt. Biochemie, Klingelbergstrasse 70, 4056 Basel

Molecular evolution of pathogenicity and resistance in Escherichia coli
Prof. Dr. Jean-Claude Piffaretti, Istituto Cantonale di Microbiologia, via Mirasole 22A, 6500 Bellinzona

Resistance of the fungal pathogen Aspergillus fumigatus to antifungal agents
Prof. Dr. Dominique Sanglard, Institut de Microbiologie de l’Université de Lausanne, Rue du Bugnon 44, 1011 Lausanne

Overcoming intrinsic multidrug resistance to discover and expand the repertoire of antibiotics active against mycobacterial pathogens
Prof. Dr. Charles J. Thompson, Prof. Dr. Stephan Grzesiek, Biozentrum, University of Basel, Division of Molecular Microbiology, Klingelbergstrasse 70, 4056 Basel

Novel approaches to detect and circumvent antibiotic resistance in Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Dr. Christian van Delden, Département de Médecine, Division des Maladies Infectieuses, Hôpital Cantonal Universitaire, 24, rue Micheli-du-Crêt, 1211 Genève 1

Mechanisms of glycopeptide resistance in staphylococci
Dr. Pierre Vaudaux, Division des Maladies Infectieuses, Hôpital Cantonal Universitaire de Genève, 24, Rue Micheli-du-Crest, 1211 Genève 14