5th International Caparica Conference in Antibiotic Resistance 2022

05th – 08th September 2022 | Caparica | Portugal

Oral Speakers

Valeria Velasco, PhD

Affiliation: Universidad de Concepcion (Chile)

Title: Antibiotic-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains of animal origin: characterization and susceptibility to plant extracts.

Gabriele Bierbaum, PhD

Affiliation: Institute of Medical Microbiology, Immunology and Parasitology (Germany)

Title: Dissemination of highly resistant bacterial clones from hospital wastewater into the environment.

Ozge Kurkcuoglu, PhD

Affiliation: Istanbul Technical University (Turkey)

Title: Using residue interaction networks to explore novel drug target sites on protein structures of antibiotic-resistant species: ribosome complex and glycolytic enzymes.

Francisco Dionísio, PhD

Affiliation: Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisbon (Portugal)

Title: The Ecology of Indirect Resistance to Antibiotics.

Mark Willcox, PhD

Affiliation: UNSW Sydney (Australia)

Title: Association of cytotoxic factor exoU with antibiotic resistance in ocular isolates of Pseudomonas aeruginosa.

Ana Elena Pérez Cobas, PhD

Affiliation: Ramón y Cajal Institute for Health Research (IRYCIS) (Spain)

Title: Antibiotic resistance in foodborne enterococci

Ana Mercedes Rada, PhD

Affiliation: Faculty of Health Sciences, Institución Universitaria Colegio Mayor de Antioquia (Colombia)

Title: Avaliable soon.

Cansu Çelik, PhD

Affiliation: Istanbul University-Cerrahpasa, Vocational School of Veterinary Medicine, Food Processing Department, Food Technology Programme (Turkey)

Title: The Investigation of the Presence and Antimicrobial Profiles of Arcobacter Species in Sheep Carcasses and Feces.

Francesca Piras, PhD

Affiliation: Departmen of Veterinary Medicine, Sassari University (Italy)

Title: Antimicrobial resistance of potentially pathogenic Yersinia enterocolitica detected from raw sheep and goat milk and cheese making plants in Sardinia.

Francis Megraud, PhD

Affiliation: University of Bordeaux (France)

Title: Helicobacter pylori detection and resistance against antibiotics in Europe.

Hyung Jong Jin, PhD

Affiliation: The University of Suwon (South Korea)

Title: How can we design inhibitors without protein-RNA complex structure for Erm protein, MLSB antibiotic resistance factor?

Ian Woolley, PhD

Affiliation: Monash Health/Monash University (Australia)

Title: Avaliable soon.

Paul Babitzke, PhD

Affiliation: Penn State University (USA)

Title: Complex mechanism of tylosin resistance in Bacillus subtilis.

Raymond J. Turner, PhD

Affiliation: University of Calgary (Canada)

Title: Avaliable soon.

Alicia Fajardo Lubian, PhD

Affiliation: The University of Sydney (Australia)

Title: Fixation of antimicrobial resistance genes in bacterial chromosomes.

Anton Peleg, PhD

Affiliation: The Alfred Hospital and Monash University (Australia)

Title: Evolution of Resistance to Last-line Antimicrobials in Staphylococcus aureus During Human Infection: Mechanisms and Therapeutic Insights

Didier Cabanes, PhD

Affiliation: i3S / IBMC Porto (Portugal)

Title: Avaliable soon.

Erin Lim, PhD

Affiliation: Higher Colleges of Technology (UAE)

Title: The ecotourism reservoir: Potential transmission of MDR between humans and non-human primates.

Ester Boix, PhD

Affiliation: Dpt. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona (Spain)

Title: Avaliable soon.

Sarah Voth, PhD

Affiliation: Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine – Louisiana (USA)

Title: Lung endothelial amyloids: Infection-elicited proteinopathy or cytoprotective antimicrobials?

Florian Umstätter, PhD

Affiliation: Department of Nuclear Medicine, Heidelberg University Hospital, Heidelberg (Germany)

Title: ROVANCE – A Platform Technology to Overcome Bacterial Resistance.

Ilana Camargo, PhD

Affiliation: IFSC – University of São Paulo (Brail)

Title: K. pneumoniae ST11 clone harboring blaKPC-2 in IncN conjugative plasmid and blaNDM-1 in IncFIB(K)/IncFII(K) non-mobilizable plasmid caused an outbreak in a Teaching Hospital

Ivan Rychlik, PhD

Affiliation: Veterinary Research Institute (Czech Republic)

Title: The distribution of antibiotic resistance genes in chicken gut microbiota commensals.

J. Scott VanEpps, PhD

Affiliation: University of Michigan (USA)

Title: Avaliable soon.

Jancy Gupta, PhD

Affiliation: Principal Scientist & Head, Dairy Extension Division, National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal (India)

Title: Prevailing practices in the use of antibiotics by dairy farmers in Eastern Haryana region of India.

Javiera Cornejo, PhD

Affiliation: Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias y Pecuarias Universidad de Chile (Chile)

Title: Antimicrobial’s residues concentrations in therapeutically treated broiler chicken droppings and their association with resistance genes determination.

Joanna Juhaniewicz-Debinska, PhD

Affiliation: University of Warsaw (Poland)

Title: Physicochemical and Biological Characterization of Novel Membrane-Active Cationic Lipopeptides with Antimicrobial Properties.

Kenneth Burch, PhD

Affiliation: Boston College (USA)

Title: Rapid, Multiplexed, Easy and Cheep sensing of pathogens for personalized medicine and epidemiology.

Kimberlee Musser, PhD

Affiliation: Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health (USA)

Title: Universal Comprehensive Whole-Genome Sequencing and Reporting of Drug Resistance Profiles on Clinical Cases of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in New York State.

Leendert Hamoen, PhD

Affiliation: University of Amsterdam (The Netherlands)

Title: Avaliable soon.

Linda Bester, PhD

Affiliation: Biomedical Resource Unit, School of Laboratory Medicine and Medical Sciences, University of KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa)

Title: Avaliable soon.

Linda Falgenhauer, PhD

Affiliation: Institute of Hygiene and Environmental Medicine (Germany)

Title: Genome-based analysis reveals the presence of an ESBL-producing E. coli ST-949 clone in surface water samples from Germany.

Lisette Lapierre, PhD

Affiliation: Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias y Pecuarias Universidad de Chile (Chile)

Title: Characterization of phenotypic resistance in E. coli strains isolated from healthy dogs in Chile.

Matthieu Fonvielle, PhD

Affiliation: INSERM (France)

Title: Synthesis of Lipid-Carbohydrate-Peptidyl-RNA Conjugates to Explore the Limits Imposed by the Substrate Specificity of Cell Wall Enzymes on the Acquisition of Drug Resistance.

Noam Shani, PhD

Affiliation: Agroscope (Switzerland)

Title: Antibiotic susceptibility and microbiological cutoff definition of lactic acid bacteria intended for food fermentation.

Peter Oelschlaeger, PhD

Affiliation: Western University of Health Sciences (USA)

Title: Role of Synonymous Mutations in the Evolution of TEM beta-Lactamase Genes.

Philippe Gabant, PhD

Affiliation: Syngulon (Belgium)

Title: In the age of synthetic biology, will antimicrobial peptides be the next generation of antibiotics?

Robert Abramovitch, PhD

Affiliation: Michigan State University (USA)

Title: Avaliable soon.

Roeland Boer, PhD

Affiliation: ALBA Synchrotron (Spain)

Title: The regulation of the expression of the conjugation genes of B. subtilis plasmid pLS20.

Sana Janakat, PhD

Affiliation: Jordan University of Science and Technology (Jordan)

Title: Effect of Pistacia Lentiscus Gum (Mastic Gum) on the Gut Microbiota in the rat.

Sophie Payot, PhD

Affiliation: UMR1128 DynAMic (France)

Title: Abundance and diversity of Mobile Genetic Elements carrying antibiotic resistance genes and transferring by conjugation in the human commensal bacterium Streptococcus salivarius.

Teresa Semedo-Lemsaddek, PhD

Affiliation: Centro de Investigação Interdisciplinar em Sanidade Animal. Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária da Universidade de Lisboa (Portugal)

Title: Antibiotic resistance in foodborne enterococci.

Teresa Nogueira, PhD

Affiliation: INIAV and ce3c-FCUL (Portugal)

Title: Genomic dynamics and evolution of antibiotic resistance and bacterial virulence.

Tomasz Jarzembowski, PhD

Affiliation: Medical University of Gdańsk (Poland)

Title: Relation between antibiotic resistance, Sars Cov 2 infection and proliferation of S. aureus.

Keya Sen, PhD

Affiliation:  Dpt. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona (Spain) 

Title: Antibiotic Resistance and Pathogenicity of E. coli Isolated from a Constructed Wetland Dominated by a Crow Roost, with Emphasis on ESBL and AmpC Containing E. coli

Monica Pavez, PhD

Affiliation: Universidad de La Frontera (Chile)

Title: Antibiotic Susceptibility of Helicobacter Pylori : An Evaluation in Public and Private Health Systems of Southern Chile

Ellen Van Hileghem, PhD

Affiliation: UC Leuven-Limburg, Leuven (Belgium)

Title: Fast antimicrobial susceptibility testing of Enterobacterales using the IPAC2 AR

Christopher Johnson, PhD

Affiliation: Newcastle University, Newcastle (UK)

Title: Isothermal amplification mediated detection of the “big 5” carbapenemase genes

Emmanuel Bumunang, PhD

Affiliation: University of Calgary, Calgary (Canada) 

Title: Genomic analysis of mobile genetic elements in O157 E. coli isolates from cattle and clinical samples in Canada

Rajeev Azad, PhD

Affiliation: The University of North Texas, Texas (USA)

Title: Deciphering pathogenicity and antibiotic resistance islands in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus genomes

Thilo Kohler, PhD

Affiliation: University of Geneva, Geneva (Switzerland)

Title: “Gold-mining” for novel drug targets in Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Francesca Paola Nocera, PhD

Affiliation: Department of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Production, University of Naples “Federico II”, Napoli (Italy)

Title: Preliminary study on multi-locus sequence typing and in vitro antimicrobial resistance of equine Streptococcus equi subspecies zooepidemicus strains

Giuseppe Celenza, PhD

Affiliation: Dept. of Biotechnological and Applied Clinical Sciences, University of l’Aquila (Italy)

Title: The SOS response in bacteria and inhibition of the RecA-LexA system: potentialities, special warnings and precautions for use

Marilyn Roberts, PhD

Affiliation: University of Washington (USA)

Title: Surveillance for Antibiotic-Resistant E. coli in the Salish Sea Ecosystem

Patrick Van Djick, PhD

Affiliation: KU Leuven, Leuven (Belgium)

Title: Exploring multidrug resistance, fitness compensation and collateral sensitivity in Candida auris

Philip Stewart, PhD

Affiliation: Montana State University (USA)

Title: Search for a Shared Genetic or Biochemical Basis for Biofilm Tolerance to Antibiotics across Bacterial Species

Pierangelo Bellio, PhD

Affiliation: Dept. of Biotechnological and Applied Clinical Sciences, University of l’Aquila (Italy)

Title: Antimycotic activity and mechanism of action of sunflower Ozonized Oil in Liposome (Ozo-L) against azole-resistant Candida species

Sakshi Khosa, PhD

Affiliation: University of Düsseldorf (Germany)

Title: Cooperative mechanism of the lantibiotic immunity proteins NisI and NisFEG

Sarah Voth, PhD

Affiliation: Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine, Louisiana (USA)

Title: Lung endothelial amyloids: Infection-elicited proteinopathy or cytoprotective antimicrobials?

Vanessa Pereira, PhD

Affiliation: iBET, Lisbon (Portugal)

Title: Occurrence and treatment of antibiotic-resistant bacteria present in surface water

Waleed Almomani, PhD

Affiliation: Faculty of Medicine, Yarmouk University (Jordan)

Title: Impact of Modifying Nalidixic Acid Complexes with Lanthanide Derivatives on its Antimicrobial Activity.