MAC-EPID symposium: Microbiome & Population Health: challenges & opportunities
1755, Public Health 1
1415 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor, MI
Free Registration - Register Here
9:00 AM - Sign In and Coffee
9:15AM - Opening Remarks
Betsy Foxman, PhD (Hunein F. and Hilda Maassab Endowed Professor of Epidemiology and Director of the Center for Molecular and Clinical Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases (MAC-EPID))
9:30 AM - "Can the microbiota harnessed to prevent antibiotic resistance and hospital-acquired infections?"
Melinda Pettigrew (Senior Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, Professor of Epidemiology, Yale School of Public Health)
10:30 AM - Break
11:00 AM - "The evolution of the human gut microbiome"
Andrew Moeller (Research Fellow, Miller Institute for Basic Research in Science at UC Berkeley)
12:15 PM - Luncheon/Discussions (we try to be inclusive with our complimentary lunch but if you have dietary restrictions please plan to bring your own food.)
1:30 PM - "Letting go of labels in microbiome diversity: a self-help guide"
Ashley Shade (Michigan State University, Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics and Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences, Plant Resilience Institute, and DOE Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center)
2:30 PM - Coffee Hour