AGENDA

Saturday, September 21, 2019

7:00 AM    |    Breakfast/Exhibit Hall

8:00 AM    |    Welcome

      Mark Pimentel, MD FRCP(C)

NOVEL DEVELOPMENTS IN THE MICROBIOME

 

8:15 AM    |    Engineering the microbiome for animal health and conservation

      Rob Knight, PhD 

                            

9:00 AM    |    An atlas of β-glucuronidases in the human intestinal microbiome

      Aadra Bhatt, PhD 
              

9:30 AM    |    The microbiome tipping point 

      Rustem F. Ismagilov, PhD

                          

10:00 AM  |    Panel Discussion

                         

10:15 AM  |    AM Break/Exhibit Hall

MICROBES AND THE MIND

10:30 AM  |    Microbiota-gut-brain axis in the development of perinatal mood and anxiety disorders

      Mary Kimmel, MD

11:00 AM  |    Middle age is associated with pervasive neuroimmune alterations that are reversed by targeting the

      gut microbiome 

      John F. Cryan, PhD, MRIA

                          

GASTROENTERITIS: THE MICROBIOME PROVOCATEUR

11:30 AM  |    The interesting case of Campylobacter 

      Mark S. Riddle, MD, DrPH, FISTM

12:00 PM  |    Lunch/Exhibit Hall

THE SMALL INTESTINE

                    

1:00 PM    |    The small intestine: Lessons from the REIMAGINE study

      Ruchi Mathur, MD

                         

HYDROGEN CONSUMING ORGANISMS

1:45PM    |    Methanogens and human health and disease

     Mark Pimentel, MD FRCP(C)

2:15 PM   |    Sulfate reducing organisms 

    Gabriella Leite, PhD  

                         

3:00 PM   |    Panel Discussion                    

3:15 PM   |    PM Break/Exhibit Hall

FECAL TRANSPLANT: IT'S GETTING MORE INTERESTING

3:30 PM   |    Fecal microbial transplantation for Clostridium difficile and beyond  

     Ajay Gulati, MD

                                          

4:15 PM   |    Adjourn

Sunday, September 22, 2019

7:00 AM      Breakfast/Exhibit Hall

8:00 AM   |    Opening Remarks

THE HOLISTIC MICROBIOME

                           

8:15 AM      The intricate relationship between our microbiota and our health 

     Jack Gilbert, PhD

                           

MICROBES AND CACHEXIA/CANCER

9:00 AM   |    Influences of nutrient-starved enteric microbes on host physiology 

     Ian Carroll, PhD

                         

9:45 AM |    Functional consequences of the gut microbiome on intestinal cancer 

    Janelle C. Arthur, PhD

               

10:30 AM |    AM Break/Exhibit Hall

DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF THE MICROBIOME

10:45 AM |    Diagnosis based on the Microbiome  

     Ali Rezaie, MD, MSc Epi, FRCPC

                         

11:15 AM |    Update on Gut Microbiome  

     Mark Pimentel, MD, FRCP(C)

               

11:45 AM |    Concluding remarks

12:00 PM |    Adjourn

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