interactions in infectious diseases

Keynote: Grace Aldrovandi, MD, CM, Professor & Division Chief, Infectious Diseases, UCLA


8:00-8:30 | Registration           
8:30-8:40 | Introduction | Patty Pavlinac, PhD

Seeding of the Gut Microbiome

8:40-9:40 | Past, present, and future research directions in the role of the early-life microbiome in infectious disease |
Grace Aldrovandi, MD
9:40-9:55 | Development of the CF gut microbiome in the first year of life | Hillary Hayden, PhD
9:55-10:10 | Disruption of maternal gut microbiota during gestation or lactation alters offspring intestinal microbiota and immunity in mice | Donald Nyangahu, PhD
10:10-10:30 | Coffee break        

Gut Microbiome in Infectious Disease Risk       

10:30-10:45 | Gut microbiome and vaccine response heterogeneity | James Kublin, MD
10:45-11:00 | Altering drug metabolism through modulation of the microbiome | Julia Yue Cui, PhD
11:00-11:15 | The vaginal microbiome: simple, yet complex | Sujatha Srinivasan, PhD

Opportunities for Microbiome-Targeted Therapeutics   

11:15-11:40 | Panel discussion | Facilitator: Judd Walson, MD

Executing Microbiome Studies  

11:40-12:00 | Epidemiological considerations for microbiome research | Jennifer Balkus, PhD,
12:00-12:20 | Statistical considerations for microbiome research | Amy Willis, PhD
12:20-12:50 | Computational methods for multi-omic microbiome research | Elhanan Borenstein, PhD
12:50-1:10 | The Center for Microbiome Sciences & Therapeutics (CMiST) | Will DePaolo, PhD

Wrap-up & Networking

1:10-1:15 | Closing remarks | Patty Pavlinac, PhD
1:15-2:00 | Lunch & networking

Exact times subject to change. Please check website prior to the event.


Thursday, December 14, 2017
8:30 am - 2:00 pm
University of Washington
HUB, Lyceum Room

*Registration is closed.

Contact: Rowena de Saram, rowe@uw.edu

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