Emory Symposium on The Microbiome & Human Health

Event Details
  • Date/Time:
    • Thursday November 5, 2015 - Friday November 6, 2015
      3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Location: Emory Conference Center
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Contact

Jennifer Mulle, Ph.D.

Summaries

Summary Sentence: Early registration deadline August 15

Full Summary: Emory Symposium on The Microbiome & Human Health

Registration Deadline: October 1, 2015

Discounted Registration Deadline: August 15, 2015
Registration Links at Bottom of Page

Conference Program

Thursday, November 5, 2015
(Location TBA)

4:00PM
Introduction to the Microbiome

Nicole Gerardo, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Biology
Emory University

4:20PM
Hot Topics in Microbiome Research

Jennifer Gladys Mulle, MHS, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Epidemiology
Rollins School of Public Health
Emory University

4:40PM
Metagenomics From the Point of View of a Single Pathogen Species

Tim Read, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine

5:15PM
Emory Integrated Core Facilities: Resources for Microbiome Research

Michael E. Zwick, PhD
Assistant Vice President for Research
Robert W. Woodruff Health Sciences Center
Associate Professor
Departments of Human Genetics and Pediatrics
Assistant Dean of Research
Emory University School of Medicine
Emory Gnotobiotic Animal Facility
Rheinallt Jones, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics
Emory University School of Medicine

5:45PM
Q and A

Friday, November 6, 2015

Emory Conference Center

8:00AM
Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30AM
Welcome

David Stephens, MD
Vice President for Research
Robert W Woodruff Health Sciences Center
Stephen W Schwarzmann Distinguished Professor and
Chair, Department of Medicine
Emory University

8:45AM
Title TBA

Emeran A. Mayer, MD
Professor, Division of Digestive Diseases
Director, Center for Neurobiology of Stress
University of California Los Angeles

9:30AM
Chronic Stress and the Oral, Vaginal, and Gut Microbiome
in Pregnant African American Women:
Relationship with Birth Outcomes and Infant Development

Elizabeth Corwin, PhD and Anne Dunlop, MD
Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing
Emory University
9:55 AM - 10:15 AM

Break

10:15AM
The Perinatal Microbiome: Seeding the Future

Kjersti M. Aargaard-Tillery, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Baylor College of Medicine

11:00AM
To Normalize, or Not to Normalize; That is the Question:
Some Statistical Issues in Analyzing Microbiome Data

Glen A Satten, PhD
Senior Statistican
Centers for Diseae Control and Prevention

11:25 AM - 1:00 PM
Lunch

1:00PM
What Deliverables Can We Expect From Human Microbiome Research?

Patrick Schloss, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
University of Michigan

1:45
Using Feces to Cure Disease: Current and Future State

Colleen S. Kraft, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicince
Emory University

2:10PM
The Vaginal Microbiome and Women's Reproductive Health

Jennifer M. Fettweis, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Center for the Study of Biological Complexity
Virginia Commonwealth University

3:00PM
Metagenomic Analysis of Diarrheal Cases

Kostas Konstantinidis, PhD
Carlton S. Wilder Associate Professor
School of Civil & Environmental Engineering and School of Biology
Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Genomics
Georgia Institute of Technology

3:25 PM - 3:40 PM
Break

3:40PM
Mechanistic Analysis of the Microbiota in Germ-Free Systems

Andrew S. Neish, MD
Professor
Department of Pathology
Emory University School of Medicine

4:05PM
Title TBA

David A. Relman, MD
Thomas M. and Joan C. Merigan Professor
Department of Medicine
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Stanford University School of Medicine

5:00PM
Happy Hour and Poster Presentation

Register now and save: discounted registration through August 15, 2015
Questions or Comments: Please contact Dr. Jennifer Mulle at jmulle@emory.edu
Register – Non-students - $40
Register – Students - $20

Many thanks to our sponsors: ACTSI, Hercules Exposome Center, Emory School of Medicine,Emory College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Biology, Omega Biotek, CFDE, Ubiome

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Additional Information

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Groups

Wallace H. Coulter Dept. of Biomedical Engineering, Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience (IBB)

Invited Audience
Undergraduate students, Faculty/Staff, Graduate students
Categories
Conference/Symposium
Keywords
graduate students
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