Sunday evening, June 30
- Winfried Boos - University of Konstanz, Discussion Leader
- Howard Shuman - College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, "Maltose transport and mal gene regulation by the maltose transport system of E. coli"
- Hiroshi Nikaido - University of California, Berkeley, "Multidrug efflux pumps in Gram-negative bacteria: Mechanism and regulation"
- Peter Maloney - Johns Hopkins Medical School, "Cysteine-scanning mutagenesis of UhpT"
Monday morning, July 1
- Jonathan Beckwith - Harvard Medical School, Discussion Leader
- Arthur Johnson - Texas A & M University, "The environment of nascent secretory and membrane proteins during translocation and integration at the ER membrane"
- Ben de Kruijff - Utrecht University, "Non-bilayer lipids are required for efficient protein translocation"
- William Wickner - Dartmouth Medical School, "SecA membrane cycling at SecYEG is driven by distinct ATP-binding and hydrolysis events and is regulated by SecDF"
- Hajime Tokuda - University of Tokyo, "The translocation-dependent topological inversion of SecG"
Monday evening, July 1
- Hiroshi Nikaido - University of California, Berkeley, Discussion Leader
- Andreas Engel - Biozentrum, University of Basel, "The surface of OmpF probed by atomic force microscopy"
- Tilman Schirmer - Biozentrum, University of Basel, "The crystal structure of Maltoporin"
Tuesday morning, July 2
- Linda Randall - Washington State University, Discussion Leader
- Scott Hultgren - Washington University Medical School, "Chaperones, subunits and ushers, oh my: Interactions in the development of bacterial adhesive organelles"
- David Agard - University of California, San Francisco, "Dynamic stability: Catalysis of protein folding by pro regions"
- Jonathan Beckwith - Harvard Medical School, "Pathways of disulfide bond formation in vivo"
- Costa Georgopoulos - Centre Medical Universitaire, Geneve, "GroEL/GroES-mediated protein folding in E. coli"
Tuesday evening, July 2
- Agnes Ullmann - Institut Pasteur, Discussion Leader
- Thomas Meyer - Max-Planck Institut, Tubingen, "Neisseria outer membrane proteins involved in virulence, pili, Opa and porins"
- Philippe Sansonetti - Institut Pasteur, "Shigella adherence, invasion of host cells and intercell spread within host tissues"
- Eduardo Groisman - Washington University Medical School, "How Salmonella senses environmental signals and modulates transcription of its virulence genes"
Wednesday morning, July 3
Assembly and secretion:
- Anthony Pugsley - Institut Pasteur, Discussion Leader
- Jorge Galan - State University of New York, Stony Brook, "Extracellular host cell invasion factors produced by Salmonella"
- Robert Macnab - Yale University, "Protein interactions within the flagellar motor"
- Marjorie Russel - The Rockefeller University, "The machinery of filamentous phage assembly/export"
- Stephen Lory - University of Washington, Seattle, "Post-translational modification of the components of the extracellular secretion machinery of Gram-negative bacteria."
Wednesday evening, July 3
Signal transduction and gene regulation:
- Robert Kadner - University of Virginia Medical School, Discussion Leader
- Volkmar Braun - University of Tubingen, "Surface signalling in fec gene transcription"
- James Hoch - Scripps Research Institute, "Competition between kinases and phosphatase control the initiation of sporulation in Bacillus"
- Caren Chang - University of Maryland, "A two-component gene family in Arabidopsis"
- Regine Hengge-Aronis - University of Konstanz, "Regulation of the stationary phase sigma factor, RpoS"
Thursday morning, July 4
- Dick D'Ari - Institut Jacques Monod, Discussion Leader
- Joachim-Volker Holtje - Max-Planck Institut, Tubingen, "The enzymology of sacculus growth and division"
- Lawrence Rothfield - University of Connecticut Health Center, "How does E. coli decide where to place its division septum?"
- Joseph Lutkenhaus - University of Kansas Medical Center, "Interaction among cell division proteins"
- Austin Newton - Princeton University, "Essential Caulobacter genes involved in the regulation of cell division"
Thursday evening, July 4
Cellular communication and development:
- James Hoch - Scripps Research Institute, Discussion Leader
- Dale Kaiser - Stanford University Medical School, "Developmental signalling in Myxococcus"
- Richard Losick - Harvard University, "Forespore communication with the mother cell in Bacillus"
- Bonnie Bassler - Princeton University, "Intercellular communication in marine Vibrio"