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Phage Conference

Thu, 12.09.2019 - 10:00 - 15:00
Universitätsklinikum St. Pölten, Dunantplatz 1, 3100 St. Pölten, Haus C, Veranstaltungssaal

Together with the University Hospital St. Pölten, the VetMed University Vienna and the NÖ-Forschungs- und Bildungs GmbH (NFB) we would like to invite you to the Phage Conference at the University Hospital St. Pölten.

„Relevance of phage in the medical environment“


10:00h Registration
Chairing: Eva-Maria Gruber - KL University of Health Sciences, Krems

10:15h Opening and welcome Regina Plail - KL University of Health Sciences, Krems

10:30h Engineering bacteriophages for use in phage therapy. Andrew Millard - University of Leicester - College of Medicine, Biological Sciences and Pyschology

11:00h The clinical significance of Escherichia coli and disinfection measures in hospitals. Christoph Aspöck and Ildiko Pap (Institute of Hygiene and Microbiology, University Clinic St. Pölten, St. Pölten, Austria)

11:30h Escherichia coli-infecting bacteriophages in clinical samples. Cátia Pacífico - Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences, Krems and University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna, Austria

12:00h – 13:00h Lunch Break

13:00h Learning from bacteriophages - advantages and limitations of phage and phage-encoded protein applications. Zuzanna Drulis-Kawa (Department of Pathogen Biology and Immunology University of Wroclaw)

13:30h Phage, long known drivers of bacterial pathogen evolution. Friederike Hilbert - University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna, Austria

14:00h Panel Discussion all speakers, Lorenzo Corsini - PhagoMed Biopharma GmbH Chairing: Eva-Maria Gruber

15:00h Closing


Please register until 5.9.2019 by mail to:

More details about the program can be found here:


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