29th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases 

13 – 16 April 2019
Amsterdam, Netherlands

The world’s premier Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases event, ECCMID brings together experts from many fields to present their latest findings, guidelines and experiences to an audience of over 12,000 colleagues. This year, the Programme Committee has developed a multi-faceted program incorporating keynote lectures and oral sessions, as well as interactive workshops, meet-the-expert sessions, and a wide range of symposia.

Find us at our booth # 1.78b, or at the following sessions:


SY200 – Getting in and out of Gram-negative bacteria: a molecular view

Time: Tuesday, 16 April 2019 – 11:00 – 12:00

Chair: Laura J. V. Piddock, Isabelle Schalk

Mathias Winterhalter, Antibiotic transport through porins: how does it work?
Martin Picard, Structural and functional studies of in vitro fully assembled Pseudomonas aeruginosa efflux pumps


SY212 – Bacterial resistance: evolution, plasmids and fitness

Time: Tuesday, 16 April 2019 – 13:30 – 15:30

Chair: Luca Guardabassi, Luisa Maria Vieira Peixe

Barry Kreiswirth, Processes driving the evolution of antibiotic resistance
Diarmaid Hughes, How resistance development impact bacterial fitness
Laura J. V. Piddock, Plasmid-encoded resistance: not necessarily a fitness burden
Heike Schmitt, Plasmid ecology


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