Microbial Pathogenesis

Microbial Pathogenesis is the study of the molecular mechanisms used by microbes to cause disease in humans and animals. Bacterial, protozoan, fungal and viral pathogens have evolved a wide variety of tools to establish themselves in the host and gain nutrients, which also cause damage and disease. Other mechanisms of pathogenesis include host defense evasion. To understand the complex processes used by microbial pathogens, microbiologists employ all the tools of modern molecular biology, genetics, biochemistry and biophysics. Understanding how microbes cause disease is often the first step toward the development of new therapeutic approaches.

Microorganisms and viruses can also interact with host cells to induce alterations in cellular phenotype and function in order to subvert host cell metabolism to meet their own needs. Some microbes and viruses exert effects on the host immune response in order to evade host immune control. Understanding the interplay between infectious pathogens and their host cells is important in order to identify potential new targets for drug therapy.

    Related Conference of Microbial Pathogenesis

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    47th World Congress on Microbiology

    London, UK
    September 17-18, 2018

    5th World Congress on Microbial Biotechnology

    Lisbon, Portugal
    September 28-29, 2018

    7th Annual Summit on Microbiology: Education, R&D and Market

    San Antonio, Texas, USA
    October 08-09, 2018

    9th International Summit on Clinical Microbiology

    Zurich, Switzerland
    October 15-16, 2018

    International Conference on Microbiome R & D and Biostimulants

    Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    October 31-November 01, 2018

    2nd Annual Conference on Microbes and Beneficial Microbes

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    3rd International conference on Water Microbiology
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    3rd Global Medical Microbiology Summit & Expo

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    November 12-13, 2018

    5th World Congress and Expo on Applied Microbiology

    Edinburgh, Scotland
    November 14-15, 2018

    Global Experts Meeting on Chronic Diseases

    Tokyo, Japan
    December 05-06, 2018

    13th World Congress on Virology, Infections and Outbreaks

    Vancouver, Canada
    March 27-28, 2019

    3rd International Conference on Microbial Ecology & Eco Systems

    Orlando, Florida, USA
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    9th Global Summit on Microbiology & Infectious Diseases

    Prague, Czech Republic
    July 01-02, 2019

    11th International Virology Summit

    Valencia, spain
    July 26-27, 2019

    International Conference on Virology and Microbiology

    Vancouver, Canada
    April 09-10, 2019

    World Yeast Congress

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