Session 1: Natural Products for Microbial Control
Sunday, October 9, 2016: 1:00 PM-5:00 PM
San Diego Ballroom (Westin GasLamp Quarter)
Jonathan Walton - Michigan State University
Jon J. Calomiris - Sotiria Science
1:00 PM
Anti-infective natural products from niche habitats
Bill Baker, Lindsey Shaw, Dennis Kyle and James Leahy, Department of Chemistry and Center for Drug Discovery and Innovation, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
1:30 PM
New avenues towards awakening silent fungal gene clusters
Philipp Wiemann1, Jin Woo Bok1, Kenneth Clevenger2, Alexandra Soukup1, Rosa Ye3, Pin Mei Wang1, Galen Miley2, Moriyuki Kawauchi1, Jacob Folz1, Thomas Velk1, Andreas Noack1, Cynthia Chen3, KaHoua Yang1, Peng Gao4, Matthew Lamprecht3, Paul Thomas4, Md Islam3, ChengCang Wu3, Neil Kelleher2 and Nancy Keller1, (1)Medical Microbiology and Immunology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI, (2)Chemistry, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, (3)Intact Genomics, Inc, St. Louis, MO, (4)Proteomics Center of Excellence, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
2:00 PM
Antibacterial activity of bioactive compounds produced by bacteria associated with hard corals in the Gulf of Aqaba
Emad Hussein1, Fuad Al Horani2 and Farah Alwaked1, (1)Biology Department, Yarmouk University, Irbid, Jordan, (2)Biology Department, Jordan University, Aqaba, Jordan
2:30 PM
Break - Garden Terrace 4th Fl
3:00 PM
Ribosomal biosynthesis of alpha-amanitin and related cyclic peptides from agarics
Jonathan D. Walton, Department of Energy Plant Research Lab, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
3:30 PM
Discovery and biosynthesis of highly modified peptidyl-nucleoside antibiotics from Actinomycetes
Steven G. Van Lanen, College of Pharmacy, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
4:00 PM
Antimicrobial Drug Discovery from a Unique Host-Microbe Symbiosis
Marcy Balunas, Division of Medicinal Chemistry, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
4:30 PM
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