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Infection, Immunity and Inflammation

Infection, Immunity and Inflammation
  • Molecular Pathogenesis
  • Cellular Microbiology
  • Virulence Factors
  • Host Resistance

The invasion of the body by microorganisms or viruses can cause disease. Microorganisms that cause infection include bacteria, viruses, protozoans, and fungi.

Immunity: The immune system that protects our body from diseases and infections. It's the bodily system that produces the immune response to defend your body from foreign cells, substances, and tissues. The immune system includes various parts of the body including the spleen, thymus, lymph nodes, special deposits of lymphoid tissue (such as those in the gastrointestinal tract and bone marrow), and macrophages, lymphocytes including the T cells, and B cells, and antibodies.

Inflammation: The inflammatory response can be chemical, physical, and biological agents, including exposure to excessive amounts of sunlight, mechanical trauma, x-ray, and radioactive materials, extremes of heat and cold, corrosive chemicals, or by infectious agents can produce inflammation, infection and inflammation are not synonymous.

Committee Members
Speaker at World Congress on Infectious Disease 2024 - Yongqing Li

Yongqing Li

University of Michigan Medical School, United States
Speaker at World Congress on Infectious Disease 2024 - Francis J Castellino

Francis J Castellino

University of Notre Dame, United States
Speaker at World Congress on Infectious Disease 2024 - Ranjan Ramasamy

Ranjan Ramasamy

IDFISH Technology, United States
WCID 2024 Speakers
Speaker at World Congress on Infectious Disease 2024 - Albert J Eid

Albert J Eid

University of Kansas Medical Center, United States
Speaker at World Congress on Infectious Disease 2024 - Tom Koch

Tom Koch

University of British Columbia, Canada
Speaker at World Congress on Infectious Disease 2024 - Thomas J Webster

Thomas J Webster

Hebei University of Technology and Interstellar Therapeutics, China
Speaker at World Congress on Infectious Disease 2024 - Vijay Prabha

Vijay Prabha

Panjab University, India

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