Microbiome Dynamics and Health Disparities

Abstract deadline extended to Monday, November 10 at 5PM, EST

 

Theme organizers:

 Sonia Flores  Catherine Lozupone
Sonia Flores
Univ. of Colorado,
Anschutz Med. Ctr. 
Catherine Lozupone
Univ. of Colorado,
Anschutz Med. Ctr 

Diet, Obesity, Nutrition and Gut Microbiome

Sunday, March 29, 2015, 3:55 PM - 6:10 PM
Room 255

Session Chair: Martin J. Blaser, NYU Langone Med. Ctr.                

Invited Speakers:

Andrew Kau, Washington Univ., Ctr for Genome Sci. & Systems Biology
Gut Microbiome in Malnutririon

Zehra Esra Ilhan, Arizona State Univ.
Obesity, bariatric surgery, and the gut microbiome

Catherine Lozupone, Univ. of Colorado, Anschutz Med. Campus
Diet/Immune interaction in shaping gut microbiota composition (HIV microbiome)

Microbiome, Metabolic Syndrome, Diabetes and CVD

Monday, March 30, 2015, 9:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Room 255

Invited Speakers:

Martin J. Blaser, NYU Langone Med. Ctr.
Microbiome and metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes

Julie Lovegrove, Univ. of Reading
Diet, the gut microbiome and cardio-metabolic risk

Aldons J. Lusis, UCLA, Sch. Of Med.
Microbiome/metabolic syndrome/diabetes and CVD

Microbiome and Mucosal Homeostasis

Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 3:55 PM - 6:10 PM
Room 255

Session Chair: Catherine Lozupone, Univ. of Colorado, Anschutz Med. Campus

Invited Speakers:

Betsy Foxman, Univ. of Michigan
Vaginal microbiota, racial/ethnic groups, and risk of preterm birth

Andrew Gewirtz, Georgia State Univ.
Gut microbiota, low-grade inflammation, and metabolic syndrome

Susan Lynch, UCSF
Microbiome in inner-city asthma

Ethnicity, Race, Microbiome Metabolic Homeostasis

Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 9:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Room 255

 Session Chair: Sonia Flores, Univ. of Colorado, Anschutz Med. Campus

Invited Speakers:

Jose Clemente Litran, Mount Sinai Hosp.
The microbiota of indigenous people

 
Purnima Kumar, The Ohio State Univ.
Periodontal disease and the microbiome in minority populations

Stephen J.D. O'Keefe, Univ. of Pittsburgh
Diet, Microbiota, and Microbial Metabolites in Rural Africans and African Americans