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Past Symposia

MAC-EPID has hosted semi-annual symposia since 2003!  See our list of past symposia below.
Current Symposium

March 9, 2018Microbiome & Population Health: challenges & opportunities
October 20, 2017Genomics & Antibiotic Resistance: a new paradigm
March 10, 2017Water, Microbes, and Human Health (slides available)
October 21, 2016Biofilms, Ecology, and Human Health
April 15, 2016
Agriculture: Health Benefits, Health Risks, and Environmental Impact
November 13, 2015
Eradicating Polio: Scientific Opinion and Political Will
March 27, 2015The Second Epidemiologic Transition
November 7, 2014
Vaccines: Past, Present, and Future. Honoring John Maassab  (recorded talks available)
February 7, 2014 Resident microbiota, the immune system, and health 
October 25, 2013 Resident microbiota, the immune system, and health 
April 5, 2013 Collateral Damage: Antibiotics and Human Health
November 16, 2012
Antibiotic Resistance from the Farm to our Table
March 9, 2012
Biofilms from Individuals to Complex Systems
October 14, 2011 Using Phylogentics in an Epidemiologic Context
April 1, 2011 Water, Microbes and the Environment
November 18, 2010
Medical Ecology: A new paradigm
March 25, 2010Diseases, Microbes and Geography: Ecological determinants of microbes over space and time II
February 12, 2010
"Evolution of Infectious Disease" Darwin Symposium with Randy Nesse
September 25, 2009
Diseases, Microbes and Geography: Ecological determinants of microbes over space and time I
March 13, 2009
Microbial Ecology: Relationship to the Environment and Human Health II
November 21, 2008
Microbial Ecology: Relationship to the Environment and Human Health I
March 20, 2008
Understanding the Human Microbiome II
October 9, 2007
Understanding the Human Microbiome I 
March 9, 2007
Bacterial Communities: Ecology & Health Implications
April 14, 2006
Antibiotic Resistance: Multi-Scale Perspectives
February 11, 2005
Setting the Agenda for Investigating the Evolution of Antimicrobial Resistance: A Systems Perspective
October 24, 2003Models, Data and Public Health Action: STDs in Michigan
September 26, 2003Group B Streptococcus (GBS)

Suggested Papers

Speakers suggest papers for our journal club to read prior to each symposium.