Venue: Goethe University Frankfurt am Main, Campus Riedberg
Biologicum, lecture hall H1

Thursday, March 2, 2017

9:00Welcome and IntroductionVolker Müller, Volkhard Kempf
Session 1: Metabolic AdaptationSession Chair: Volkhard Kempf
09.30Responses of Acinetobacter baumannii to extracellular signals that affect virulence and host-pathogen interactionsLuis Actis, Oxford, Ohio, USA
10.15What´s for dinner? Metabolic adaptation of Acinetobacter baumanniiBeate Averhoff, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
11.00Coffee Break
11.30Compatible solutes in Acinetobacter baumannii: desiccation tolerance and infectionVolker Müller, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Session 2: Molecular Biology, Genomic Evolution and Plasticity of Acinetobacter ssp. Session chair: Beate Averhoff
13.15EASy does it: a new method for Acinetobacter researchEllen Neidle, Athens, Georgia, USA
14.00Antibacterial strategies targeting Acinetobacter baumannii iron metabolismPaolo Visca, Rome, Italy
14.45Coffee Break
15.15An evolutionary genomics perspective on the A. baumannii host interaction interfaceIngo Ebersberger, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
16.00Contribution of the trimeric autotransporter adhesin Ata to pathogenicity of Acinetobacter baumanniiStephan Göttig, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
16.45Poster Session
19.00Get together and Dinner


Friday, March 3, 2017

Session 3: Antibiotics, Resistances, New Targets, Vaccines and Treatment OptionsSession chair: Christine Ziegler
09.00Multidrug resistance by efflux in AcinetobacterPatrice Courvalin, Paris, France
09.45Insights into a small multidrug resistance transporter from Acinetobacter baumanniiMartin Pos, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
10.30Coffee Break
11.00Current and future diagnostic and therapeutic optionsJordi Vila Estape, Barcelona, Spain
11.45OXA: more than just a carbapenem-resistance determinantPaul Higgins, Cologne, Germany
Session 4: Surfaces / Motility / AdherenceSession Chair: Paul Higgins
13.15Growth of Acinetobacter baumannii at the air-liquid interface: pellicle as a full lifestyleEmmanuelle Dé, Rouen, France
14.00On the ecology of Acinetobacter baumanniiGottfried Wilharm, Wernigerode, Germany
14.45Farewell addressVolkhard Kempf