Program

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Plenary Lectures

KEY NOTE ADDRESS

Pascale COSSART (France), Institut Pasteur, INSERM U604, INRA USC2020, Professor
Listeria monocytogenes: a multifaceted model”

PLENARY LECTURES - A: BIOLOGY OF LISTERIA MONOCYTOGENES

Trinad Chakraborty (Germany), Institution Justus-Liebig-University, Professor
“The pangenome of Listeria spp.”

Martin Wiedmann (USA), Cornell University, Associate Professor
“Ecology of Listeria monocytogenes and Listeria spp. in natural and food associated environments”

PLENARY LECTURES - B: LISTERIA MONOCYTOGENES AS A HUMAN AND ANIMAL PATHOGEN

Marc Lecuit (France), Institut Pasteur, Inserm, Paris, France, Professor, MD PhD
"How Listeria monocytogenes breaches host barriers"

Daniel Portnoy (USA), University of California, Berkeley, Professor
"Secretion oof a novel L. monocytogenes cyclic dinucleotide into the cytosol of infected host cells activates an innate immune pathway"

Keith P. Poulsen, DVM DACVIM (USA), University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Veterinary Medicine, Postdoctoral Fellow and Clinical Instructor
“Diagnosis and clinical management of listeriosis in ruminants and camelids”

Colin Hill (Ireland), Microbiology Department, University College Cork, Professor
“Listeriolysin S - a second haemolysin with a role in the virulence of Listeria monocytogenes

PLENARY LECTURES - C: EPIDEMIOLOGIC AND CLINICAL ASPECTS OF LISTERIA MONOCYTOGENES AND LISTERIOSIS

Walter F. Schlech (Canada), Dalhousie University, MD, FACP, FRCP (C)
"Update on Clinical Aspects of listeriosis: What's New?"

Jeffrey Farber (Canada), Bureau of Microbial Hazards Health Canada, Ottawa
“A Canadian outbreak of listeriosis due to deli meat - Driving change in the food safety system.”

Cármen Alvarez-Dominguez (Spain), Hospital Santa Cruz de Liencres-IFIMAV, Ph.D.
"Listeria monocytogenes phagocytic strategy"

PLENARY LECTURES - D: STRATEGIES FOR PREVENTION AND CONTROL OF LISTERIA MONOCYTOGENES

Risk assessment using the microbiological criteria: arguments for zero tolerance (USDA) other viewpoint (Europe)

Petra Luber (Germany), Federal Office of Consumer Protection and Food Safety, Berlin, Ph.D.
"Risk-based microbiological criteria for Listeria monocytogenes in RTE foods"

Dan Engeljohn (USA), U.S. Department of Agriculture, Food Safety and Inspection Service, Deputy Assistant Administrator, Office of Policy and Program Development
“USDA regulatory approach and considerations for the control of Listeria monocytogenes

Juan Carlos Hormazábal (Chile), Public Health Institute of Chile, M.D.
Listeria monocytogenes, an emergent pathogen in Chile and Latin America”

PLENARY LECTURES - E: COMMUNICATION, RISK PERCEPTION AND CONSUMER PRACTICES – SOCIAL SCIENCES IN LISTERIA CONTROL

Andrew Wadge (UK), UK Food Standards Agency
"How can the social sciences help us understand the prevalence of listeriosis in the UK?”

Lynn J. Frewer (Netherlands), Wageningen University, Professor
“Consumer perceptions, behaviour and microbial food safety; implications for Listeria control”

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