Plenary Speakers

A plenary lecture is featured both on Monday and Wednesday mornings during the ACT meeting. The Program Committee has invited interesting and timely speakers for the ACT Annual Meeting Plenary Lectures.

Monday, November 9, 8:00 AM–8:55 AM

Lecture: Enabling Drug Discovery and Development to Address the Crisis of Antimicrobial Resistance: New Tools, New Pathways, and Remaining Challenges

John H. Rex, MD

Senior Vice President and Head of Infection and Global Medicines Development, AstraZeneca

Wednesday, November 11, 8:00 AM–8:55 AM

Lecture: The CRISPR/Cas9 Genome Editing Revolution

Jacob Corn, PhD

Scientific Director at the Innovative Genomics Initiative, University of California, Berkeley