November 3, 2022 to November 4, 2022

Pittsburgh Rust Belt Microbiome Conference 2022

8:00 am to 5:00 pm


University Club at the University of Pittsburgh, PA

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Event Description

The goal of the Pittsburgh Rust Belt Microbiome (RBM) Conference is to bring together the microbiome, microbial evolution, and pathogenesis research communities from academic institutions and medical centers in the Rust Belt Region. 

Our program integrates basic and translational science researchers and physicians in clinical practice at all levels of their careers. Plenary session, keynote talks, poster sessions, lunches, and a banquet dinner will provide multiple opportunities for participants to present and discuss their work.

Hosted by


Thaddeus Stappenbeck, M.D., Ph.D.

Thaddeus Stappenbeck, M.D., Ph.D.

Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland Clinic

Seth Bordenstein, Ph.D.

Seth Bordenstein, Ph.D.

Microbiome Center at Pennsylvania State University

Deborah Hogan, Ph.D.

Deborah Hogan, Ph.D.

Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College


Synthetic Biology and Microbial Engineering
Microbiome and Pathogen Evolution
Tumor Immunotherapy and the Microbiome
Viral Infections and the Microbiome
Host-Pathogen Interactions