Lecture / Reading

2nd Annual Microbiome Symposium

Sponsored by Microbiome Fund


Monday, January 25, 2016
1:30 pm – 6:00 pm
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Li Ka Shing, Room LK120
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Event Details:

1:30 pm - 1:40 pm

Welcome & Overview: Sanjiv Sam Gambhir, Chairman, Department of Radiology

1:40 pm - 2:05 pm

Ami Bhatt: A Multi- ‘Omic Approach for the Identification of Microbiome-specific Epigenetic and Transcriptomic Host Signatures

2:05 pm - 2:30 pm

Susan Holmes: The Vaginal Microbiome of Pregnancy in High-Definition

2:30 pm - 2:55 pm

Julie Parsonnet: Effects of Probiotics on Gut Microbiome Structure and Function in Bangladeshi Infants

2:55 pm - 3:05 pm


3:05 pm - 3:30 pm

Paulmurugan Ramasamy: Evaluation of Microbioal Distribution, Methylation Status, and Estrogen Signaling in Primary Breast Cancer Tissues

3:30 pm - 3:55 pm

Alfred Spormann: A Low-cost Diagnostic for Functional Understanding of the Human Microbiome

3:55 pm - 4:20 pm

Justin Sonnenburg: Precise Quantitations of Intestinal Microbiota Spatial Organization in Ulcerative Colitis

4:20 pm - 4:40 pm

Open Session - 1st speaker

Ben Callahan: Exact Sample Inference from Amplicon Data and Applications to the Vaginal Microbiome

4:40 pm - 5:00 pm

Open Session - 2nd speaker

KT Park: Universal Donor Fecal Transplant Protocol - Competing Donor Stools to Identify the “best” FMT donor

5:00 pm - 5:25pm

David Relman: Arsenic and the Human Gut Mirobiome: Characterization of Biotransformative Capability

5:25 pm - 6:00 pm

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