Medical events COST Action B28 : "Array Technologies for BSL3 and BSL4 Pathogens"

COST Action B28 : "Array Technologies for BSL3 and BSL4 Pathogens"

3rd Management Committee and WG1, WG2, WG3, WG4, WG5 Meetings
1 - 3 October 2006, Antalya, Turkey

  • Romanian participants : Apostol Iuliana M.D., Tudor Alma M.D.
  • Chairman : Prof. Dr. Patrick Butaye
  • Schedule

Sunday, October 1, 2006
12:00 - 16:00   Registration
16:00 - 16:00   Welcome and Opening of the WG meetings
Working Group 1 : Array technologies
17:30 - 19:30
  Jaques Schrenzel Introduction of WG1 Chair
  Jaques Schrenzel "Non-cognate hybridization systems (NCHS) : an open strategy to identify the genetic background of the analyzed strains"
  Henrik Nordstrom "DNA Microarray Technique for Detection and Identification of Viruses Causing Encephalitis and Hemorrhagic Fever"
  Tania Kostik
(inlocuit de L. Bodrossy)
"Sensitive detection of pathogenic bacteria using novel gyrb based microbial diagnostic Microarray"
  Dimitrios Frangoulidis "Identification of Coxiella burnetii with a novel Low-Cost-and-Density (LCD)-Microarray"
  Frey Joachim "Molecular diversity and antibiotic susceptibility of Bacillus anthracis strains causing animal death in Chad: Detection of new phylogenetic groups"
Working Group 2 : Antigenicity
18:30 - 19:30
    Introduction of replacing WG2 Chair
  Patricia Renesto "Mimivirus giant particles incorporate a large fraction of anonymous and unique gene products endowed for antigenic properties"
  Maria Nica
(inlocuita de Alma Tudor)
"Presentation of activities in the Romanian laboratory"
  Sevil Dincer "Phage Display Technology"
Monday , October 2, 2006
08:00 - 09:00   Late Registrations
Working Group 3 : Proteomics and glycomics
09:00 - 10:30
  Jiri Stulik Introduction of WG3 Chair
  Rudolf Toman "Comparison of antigenic properties of Rickettsia typhi and Proteus vulgaris in diagnosing endemic typhus"
  Jiri Stulik "Comparative proteome analysis of fractions enriched for membrane-associated proteins from Francisella tularensis subsp. tularensis and F. tularensis subsp. holarctica strains"
  Rudolf Toman "Prelimiary structural studies on a lipopolysaccharide from Piscirickettsia salmonis"
  Veljko Veljkovic Title to be specified on place
Working Group 4 : Genomics
11:00 - 11:30
  Stefan Panaiotov Introduction of WG4 Chair
  Stefan Panaiotov "An Outbreak of Q-fever in Bulgaria"
  Pierre Wattiau "Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms as targets for Real-Time PCR and DNA-array based identification of bacteria"
Working group 5 : Microbiology (Bacteriology, Mycology and Virology)
11:30 - 13:00
  Replacing WG chair Introduction of WG5 Chair
  Anders Sjostedt "Transcriptional profiling as a means to diagnose infectious disease"
  Raquel Escudero "A Molecular Method For The Discrimination Between Francisella Tularensis Subspecies And Francisella-Like Endosymbionts"
  Karen Kempsell
(replacing Nigel Silman)
"Progress Towards Development of Microarrays for Routine Diagnostic Use"
  Iuliana Apostol "Presentation of activities in the Romanian laboratory"
16:30 - 18:30 Toti Discussion on improved future collaborations within and between the different working groups

Improving attendances of participants

Problems experienced this time and improvements necessary to prevent
Tuesday , October 3, 2006
08:30 - 10:00 Toti Joint WG1-WG2-WG3-WG4-WG5 Meeting

Discussion Future Plans for Collaborative Activities
Collective strain collection

Writing of the first WG booklet
Structure of the booklet
Contents of the chapters
Publication of the review in a special issue of an appropriate magazine

Writing of the second WG booklet
Structure of the booklet
Contents of the chapters
Publication of the review in a special issue of an appropriate magazine
10:30 - 16:30
01 Welcome to participants P. Butaye
02 Adoption of the agenda P. Butaye
03 Approval of the Minutes of the 2nd M.C. meeting (Bratislava) P. Butaye
04 Information from the Scientific Officer Chair of the Action
05 Report of chair of the Working Group 1 J. Schrenzel
06 Report of chair of the Working Group 2 C. Muller
07 Report of chair of the Working Group 3 J. Stulik
08 Report of chair of the Working Group 4 S. Panaiotov
09 Report of chair of the Working Group 5 M. Elschner
10 Annual report: input demanded from WG chairs and all other participants P. Butaye
11 Prolongation of website support P. Butaye
12 Working plans for the future P. Butaye
13 Any other business P. Butaye

WG1 Participants
01 Jaques Schrenzel Switzerland
02 Henrik Nordstrom Sweden
03 Tania Kostik Austria
04 Dimitrios Frangoulidis Germany
05 Martien Broekhuijsen The Netherlands
06 Frey Joachim Switzerland
07 Erhan Piskin Turkey
08 Ake Lundkvist Sweden
WG2 Participants
01 Patricia Renesto-Audiffren France
02 Maria Nica (inlocuita de Alma Tudor) Romania
03 Sevil Dincer Turkey
04 Heegard Niels Denmark
05 Claude Muller Luxemburg
WG3 Participants
01 Jiri Stulik Czech Republic
02 Ales Macela Czech Republic
03 Rudolf Toman Slovakia
04 Veljko Veljkovic Serbia and Montenegro
05 anse Ingmar The Netherlands
06 Pedro Anda Spain
WG4 Participants
01 Pierre Wattiau Belgium
02 Stefan Panaiotov Bulgaria
03 Bart van Rotterdam The Netherlands
04 Nadya Brankova Bulgaria
05 Victoria Levterova Bulgaria
06 Jean-Luc Galla Belgium
WG5 Participants
01 Gernot Schmook Germany
02 Anders Sjstedt Sweden
03 Patrick Butaye Belgium
04 Karen Kempsell UK
05 Iuliana Apostol Romania
06 Raquel Escudero Spain
07 Manfred Wiedman Germany
08 Anders Sjõstedt Sweden