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Southern California Microbiome Symposium

Title: Southern California Microbiome Symposium
Event Date: 9/21/2018 - 9/21/2018
Event Time: 10:00 a.m.
Location:

CALIT2 Building Auditorium, UC Irvine

Description:

PLEASE NOTE: REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED FOR THIS EVENT

Agenda:

 

10:00 am Welcome and Introductions

10:15 am Brendan Bohannan, University of Oregon

“Each of us an island: Ecological and evolutionary approaches to understanding variation in host-associated microbiomes”

10:50 am Quinn McFrederick, UC Riverside

“Leveraging the bee microbiome to increase pollinator health”

11:25 am Sydney Glassman, UC Irvine/UC Riverside

“Climate, fire and the secret life of underground microbes”

Lunch Break 

1:00 pm Michael Baym, Harvard

“Antibiotic resistance evolution”

1:35 pm Michael Goran, USC

“Impact of environmental exposures on the microbiome during infancy and childhood: From mother’s milk to polluted air”

2:10 pm Pia Pannarai, USC/CHLA

“Shaping the baby’s microbiome and future health”

Coffee Break

3:30 pm Robert Britton, Baylor College of Medicine

“Diet driven evolution of an enteric pathogen”

4:05 pm Colleen Cutcliffe, WholeBiome

“Creating the next generation of probiotics, prebiotics and synbiotics”

4:45 pm Reception

 

Sponsors:

This sixth annual microbiome symposium is cohosted by UCI's Institute for Genomics and Bioinformatics, Calit2 and the UCI Microbiome Initiative.