Scope and Topics...

Current Opinion in Cellular Host-Pathogen Interactions is the first of a series of Current Opinion in Cell Biology congresses, bringing together the leading figures and the hottest topics in cell biology. The programme comprises keynote and invited speakers drawn from the Editors-in-Chief, Editorial Board, Guest Editors and Review Authors of Current Opinion in Cell Biology. In addition, oral and poster presentations of original research are sought addressing the following themes:

  • Life cycle of pathogens (viruses, bacteria and unicellular eukaryotes)
  • Strategies used by pathogens to invade organisms and cells
  • Mechanisms that allow pathogens to survive within organisms and cells
  • Strategies used by pathogens to spread throughout the organism
  • Host defense against pathogens

Posters are currently invited for presentation at the conference and should be submitted by June 30, 2010. Click here for more information on how to submit your poster.