5th International Symposium on the Environmental Dimension of Antibiotic Resistance

9–14 June 2019 • Hong Kong

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Organisational Remarks

Venue
The University of Hong Kong
University Campus
Hong Kong
www.hku.hk

Date
9–14 June 2019

Tong Zhang
Conference Chair
Professor, Department of Civil Engineering
Honorary Professor, School of Public Health
The University of Hong Kong

Keiji Fukuda
Conference Co-Chair
Professor, Director
School of Public Health
The University of Hong Kong

Tong Zhang (Chair, The University of Hong Kong)
Keiji Fukuda (Co-Chair, The University of Hong Kong)
Prof. Paul K.S. Lam (City U. of Hong Kong)
Prof. Xiao-yan Li (The University of Hong Kong)
Prof. Benjamin J Cowling (The University of Hong Kong)
Prof. Kenneth M.Y. Leung (The University of Hong Kong)
Prof. Xiang-dong Li (Poly U. of Hong Kong)
Prof. Kaimin Shih (The University of Hong Kong)
Dr. Frederick Lee (The University of Hong Kong)
Dr. Ai-xin Yan (The University of Hong Kong)
Dr. Olivia Chan (The University of Hong Kong)
Dr. Anthony Ng (WYNG foundation)
Dr. Bing Li (Tsinghua University)
Dr. Ken Ng (Health Department, Hong Kong Government)

James M. Tiedje (USA)
University Distinguished Professor and Director
The Center for Microbial Ecology
Michigan State University


Michael S. Gilmore (USA)
Sir William Osler Professor and Director
Department of Ophthalmology (Microbiology and Immunobiology)
Infectious Disease Institute
Harvard University


Kornelia Smalla (Germany)

Professor and Acting Head

Institute for Epidemiology and Pathogen Diagnostics

Julius Kühn Institute

Technical University of Braunschweig


Joakim Larsson (Sweden)

Professor and Director

Department of Infectious Disease

Centre for Antibiotic Resistance Research
University of Gothenburg


Yongguan Zhu (China)
Director General
Institute of Urban Environment
Chinese Academy of Sciences


Edward Topp (Canada)
Principal Research Scientist
London Research and Development Centre
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada


Keiji Fukuda 
Clinical Professor and Director
Division of Community Medicine and Public Health Practice
The University of Hong Kong


Gerry Wright (Canada)
Professor and Director
Department of Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences
Michael G. DeGroote Institute for Infectious Disease Research
McMaster University


Amy Pruden (USA)
W. Thomas Rice Professor
Civil & Environmental Engineering
Virginia Tech


William Gaze (UK)
Associate Professor
Environment and Sustainability Institute
University of Exeter


Michael Gillings (Australia)
Professor
Department of Biological Sciences
Macquarie University


Min Yang (China)
Director
Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences
Chinese Academy of Science


Pedro J. Alvarez (USA)
Department Chair & George R. Brown Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Rice University


Changjun Cha (Korea)
Professor
Department of Biotechnology, College of Natural Science
Chung-Ang University


Pascal Simonet (France)
CNRS Research Director
University of Lyon


Celia M. Manaia (Portugal)
Assistant Professor
School of Biotechnology
The Portuguese Catholic University 


Barth Smets (Denmark) 
Professor
Department of Environmental Engineering
Technical University of Denmark


Marko Virta (Finland)
Principal Investigator
Department of Microbiology
University of Helsinki, Finland


Gianluca Corno (Italy)
Researcher
Aquatic Microbial Ecology
Institute of Ecosystem Study Verbania


Fiona Walsh (Ireland)
Department of Biology
National University of Ireland, Maynooth


Renata C. Picao (Brazil)
Professor (Associate)
Instituto de Microbiologia Professor Paulo de Góes (IMPPG)
Federal University of Rio de Janeiro


Shaikh Ziauddin Ahammad (India)
Assistant Professor
Department of Biochemical Engineering and Biotechnology
Indian Institute of Technology Delhi


Elizabeth M.H. Wellington (UK) 
Professor
School of Life Sciences
University of Warwick


Bing Li (China) 
Associate professor
Division of Energy & Environment
Graduate School at Shenzhen Tsinghua University


Yoichi Kamagata (Japan)
Department of Bioproduction Research Institute
National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology


Tong Zhang (Chair)
Professor
Environmental Biotechnology Laboratory
Department of Civil Engineering
The University of Hong Kong


Eddie Cytryn (Israel)
Research Scientist
Institute of Soil, Water and Environmental Sciences
Agricultural Research Organization, The Volcani Center


Martin J. Blaser (USA)
Muriel and George Singer Professor of Medicine
Professor of Microbiology
Director, Human Microbiome Program
New York University


Satoru Suzuki (Japan)
Professor
Ehime University


David Graham (UK)
Professor
School of Engineering, Newcastle University


Baoli Zhu (China)
Professor
Institute of Microbiology
Chinese Academy of Sciences

The deadline for abstract submission is 1 February 2019.
Accepted abstracts will be included as oral presentation or posters in the programme.

The official conference language is English.

The conference will be accompanied by a specialized industrial exhibition. All interested companies are welcome to contact us via edar@conventus.de for being part of the exhibition.

Registration, General Information
Vicky Fung
vickyfyl@hku.hk

Abstract Management
Nadia Al-Hamadi
Tel. +49 3641 31 16-315
edar@conventus.de