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Scientific programme

The HGSC conference will focus on the following research topics: 

  • Helicobacter pylori genomics 
  • Non-pylori Helicobacter species 
  • Helicobacter in human history and migrations 
  • Pathogen-host co-evolution 
  • Helicobacter and microbiota 
  • Helicobacter secretion systems 
  • Mechanisms of inflammation 
  • Mechanisms of cancer development and progression 
  • Signal transduction and carcinogenesis 
  • Treatment of Helicobacter infections 
  • Treatment of malignant changes 

Keynote speakers:

  • Martin J. Blaser, Rutgers University, USA
  • Masanori Hatakeyama, Tokio University, Japan

Plenary speakers:

  • Richard Peek, Vanderbilt University, USA
  • Anne Müller, University of Zuerich, Switzerland
  • Nina Salama, University of Washington, USA
  • Yoshio Yamaoka, Oita University, Japan
  • Eliette Touati, Institute Pasteur, France
  • Constanza Camargo, National Cancer Institute, USA