PROGRAM

Next Meeting:

ATLANTIC: MAY 10 2022
PACIFIC: MAY 12 2022

Premier Session
ATLANTIC

10 MAY

🇺🇸 10.00am New York
🇬🇧 15.00pm London
🇯🇵 00.00am Tokyo (day after)

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Second Session
PACIFIC

12 MAY

 🇺🇸  20.30pm New York (day before)
🇬🇧  1.30am London
🇯🇵  10.30am Tokyo

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KEYNOTE TALK

Host microbiota interactions and colon cancer

prof Wendy Garrett

Bio
Wendy Garrett is the Irene Heinz Given Professor of Immunology and Infectious Diseases at the Harvard  T. H. Chan School of Public Health and a Professor of Medicine at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School. She is co-director and co-founder of the Harvard Chan Microbiome in Public Health Center. Dr. Garrett’s team explores  interactions between the gut microbiome and the immune system, both in physiological and pathological conditions, with a focus on inflammatory bowel diseases and colorectal cancer. Her team has identified microbial species, functions, and metabolites influencing host health and disease by using an interdisciplinary approach bridging meta’omics, microbiology, cellular immunology, biochemistry, cell biology, and cancer biology. The mission of Dr. Garrett’s lab is to identify basic biologic mechanisms to be applied to precision medicine.

SELECTED TALKS

Gut metagenome associations with extensive digital health data in a volunteer-based Estonian microbiome cohort

Kertu Liis Krigul and Oliver Aasmets

Institute of Genomics, University of Tartu

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Evaluation of microbiome enrichment and host DNA depletion in human vaginal samples using Oxford Nanopore’s adaptive sequencing

Mike Marquet

University Hospital Jena

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C. difficile is overdiagnosed in adults and a commensal in infants

Pamela Ferretti

EMBL Heidelberg

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HIGHLIGHTS

Open-access Paper Highlights

Maternal metformin treatment persistently ameliorates high-fat diet-induced metabolic symptoms and modulates gut microbiota in rat offspring

Lin Song

Department of Physiology and Pathophysiology, School of Basic Medical Sciences, Xi’an Jiaotong University Health Science Center, Xi’an, China

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Software testing in microbial bioinformatics: a call to action

Inês Mendes

Instituto de Microbiologia, Instituto de Medicina Molecular, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal

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Microbiome Virtual International Forum