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Abstract submission is now closed.

The dimension of the poster boards are 4 feet tall by 8 feet wide.

Topic areas:
  1. Therapeutics/Antimicrobial Resistance/Diagnostics. Includes studies on detection, prevention, and development of new antimicrobials to combat resistance, novel therapeutic approaches to combat infection, and diagnostics.

  2. Vaccines.  Includes studies on development, evaluation, and implementation of vaccine strategies in preclinical settings and in vivo, and vaccination outcomes and impact on reinfection and transmission.

  3. Host Responses to Infection.  Includes studies of host molecular, cellular, and immunological responses to Neisseria in vitro and in vivo and how these can guide studies on the evaluation of therapeutics and vaccines.

  4. Bacterial Physiology, Genomics and Responses.  Includes studies on bacterial responses to the environment in vitro and in vivo including animal model and human studies.

  5. Epidemiology/Clinical Disease.   Includes studies on epidemiology of meningitis and gonorrhea worldwide, with particular focus on developing countries, evaluation and definition of clinical disease, and strategies for prevention of transmission.

  6. Travel Grants


Acceptances will be issued by August 14th.

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