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Joint meeting with: The Microbiome: From Mother to Child

Harnessing the Microbiome for Disease Prevention and Therapy

January 18-20, 2021 | 10:00AM EST | 3:00PM UTC | 4:00PM CET*
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[Joint Session] Welcoming Remarks and Keynote Address
10:00am - 10:40am Eastern - January 18, 2021 | Room: V100 - Ben Schramm
Eric G. Pamer, MD, Co-Chair, University of Chicago; Jacques Ravel, PhD, Co-Chair, University of Maryland School of Medicine; Jeffrey I. Gordon, MD, Washington University School of Medicine

Monday
Organizer Introduction
10:00am - 10:05am Eastern - January 18, 2021 | Room: V100 - Ben Schramm
Eric G. Pamer, MD, Co-Chair, University of Chicago; Jacques Ravel, PhD, Co-Chair, University of Maryland School of Medicine

Monday
[NOT AVAILABLE ON DEMAND] Keynote Address: Developing Microbiota‑Directed Complementary Foods for Treating Childhood Undernutrition
10:00am - 10:40am Eastern - January 18, 2021 | Room: V100 - Ben Schramm
Jeffrey I. Gordon, MD, Washington University School of Medicine
Track: Welcome and Keynote Address

[Joint Session] Chemical Biology of the Microbiome
10:40am - 01:05pm Eastern - January 18, 2021 | Room: Multi-Room Split Session
Emily P. Balskus, PhD, Co-Chair, Harvard University; Lora  V.  Hooper, PhD, Co-Chair, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Track: Chemical Biology of the Microbiome

Monday
Dissecting and Manipulating Microbial Metabolism in the Vagina and the Gut Microbiota
10:40am - 11:05am Eastern - January 18, 2021
Emily P. Balskus, PhD, Harvard University
Track: Chemical Biology of the Microbiome

Monday
Chemical Ecology of the Human Microbiome in Health and Disease
11:05am - 11:30am Eastern - January 18, 2021
Mohamed S. Donia, PhD, Princeton University
Track: Chemical Biology of the Microbiome

Monday
Small Molecules from the Human Microbiota
11:30am - 11:55am Eastern - January 18, 2021
Michael A. Fischbach, PhD, Stanford University
Track: Chemical Biology of the Microbiome

Monday
Metabolism, the Microbiome, and the Circadian Clock
12:10pm - 12:35pm Eastern - January 18, 2021 | Room: V100 - Ben Schramm
Lora  V.  Hooper, PhD, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Track: Chemical Biology of the Microbiome

Monday
Short Talk: Prioritization and Annotation of Novel Bioactive Small Molecules from the Microbiome
12:35pm - 12:50pm Eastern - January 18, 2021 | Room: V100 - Ben Schramm
Amrisha  Bhosle, PhD, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard
Track: Chemical Biology of the Microbiome

Monday
Short Talk: Lectin‑Sequencing for Analysis of the Gut Microbiome
12:50pm - 01:05pm Eastern - January 18, 2021 | Room: V100 - Ben Schramm
Christine Isabella, PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Track: Chemical Biology of the Microbiome

Monday
[Joint Session] Career Roundtable
02:30pm - 03:30pm Eastern - January 18, 2021
Matthew Henn, PhD, Panelist, Seres Therapeutics; Grace M. Aldrovandi, MD, Panelist, University of California, Los Angeles; Melody Smith, MD, Panelist, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Track: Career Roundtable

[Harnessing the Microbiome] Interactions of Phage and Pathogens with the Microbiota
04:00pm - 07:00pm Eastern - January 18, 2021 | Room: Multi-Room Split Session
Denise M. Monack, PhD, Co-Chair, Stanford University; Wendy S. Garrett, MD, PhD, Co-Chair, Harvard School of Public Health
Track: Interactions of Phage and Pathogens with the Microbiota

Monday
Impacts of the Gut Microbiome and Diet on Salmonella Blooming in the Gut
04:00pm - 04:25pm Eastern - January 18, 2021 | Room: V200 - Craig
Denise M. Monack, PhD, Stanford University
Track: Interactions of Phage and Pathogens with the Microbiota

Monday
[NOT AVAILABLE ON DEMAND] Commensal Bacteria, Inflammation and Cancer
04:25pm - 04:50pm Eastern - January 18, 2021 | Room: V200 - Craig
Wendy S. Garrett, MD, PhD, Harvard School of Public Health
Track: Interactions of Phage and Pathogens with the Microbiota

Monday
Mechanisms of Commensal‑Mediated Inhibition of Pathogens
04:50pm - 05:15pm Eastern - January 18, 2021 | Room: V200 - Craig
Manuela Raffatellu, MD, University of California, San Diego
Track: Interactions of Phage and Pathogens with the Microbiota

Monday
Phage Dynamics during Intestinal Infection with Vibrio cholerae
05:35pm - 06:00pm Eastern - January 18, 2021 | Room: V300 - Ian
Kimberley Seed, PhD, University of California, Berkeley
Track: Interactions of Phage and Pathogens with the Microbiota

Monday
Short Talk: Anaerobic Respiration of NOX1‑Derived Hydrogen Peroxide Licenses Bacterial Growth at the Colonic Surface
06:00pm - 06:15pm Eastern - January 18, 2021 | Room: V300 - Ian
Brittany Miller, PhD, University of California, Davis
Track: Interactions of Phage and Pathogens with the Microbiota

Monday
Short Talk: Clostridium difficile Exploits a Host Metabolite Produced during Toxin Mediated Infection
06:15pm - 06:30pm Eastern - January 18, 2021 | Room: V300 - Ian
Kali M. Pruss, PhD, Washington University in St. Louis
Track: Interactions of Phage and Pathogens with the Microbiota

Monday
Short Talk: Harnessing Gut Bacteria to Disrupt Helminth Life Cycle Progression
06:30pm - 06:45pm Eastern - January 18, 2021 | Room: V300 - Ian
Mericien Venzon, MD, PhD Candidate, NYU School of Medicine
Track: Interactions of Phage and Pathogens with the Microbiota

Monday
Short Talk: Infection Trains the Host for Microbiota‑Enhanced Resistance to Pathogens
06:45pm - 07:00pm Eastern - January 18, 2021 | Room: V300 - Ian
Apollo Stacy, PhD, National Institutes of Health
Track: Interactions of Phage and Pathogens with the Microbiota

[Harnessing the Microbiome] The Microbiome and Cancer
10:00am - 01:00pm Eastern - January 19, 2021 | Room: Multi-Room Split Session
Cynthia L. Sears, MD, Co-Chair, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; Laurence Zitvogel, MD, PhD, Co-Chair, Institut Gustave Roussy
Track: The Microbiome and Cancer

Tuesday
Bacterial Biofilms Associated with Colon Cancer
10:00am - 10:25am Eastern - January 19, 2021 | Room: V100 - Atticus
Cynthia L. Sears, MD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Track: The Microbiome and Cancer

Tuesday
Intestinal Microbiome Analyses Identify Biomarkers for Patient Response to CAR T Cell Therapy
10:25am - 10:50am Eastern - January 19, 2021 | Room: V100 - Atticus
Melody Smith, MD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Track: The Microbiome and Cancer

Tuesday
Metagenomic Hallmarks of Resistance to Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors in Advanced Lung Cancers
10:50am - 11:15am Eastern - January 19, 2021 | Room: V100 - Atticus
Laurence Zitvogel, MD, PhD, Institut Gustave Roussy
Track: The Microbiome and Cancer

Tuesday
[NOT AVAILABLE ON DEMAND] Probing Microbial Community Functions Using Synthetic Microbial Communities
11:35am - 12:00pm Eastern - January 19, 2021 | Room: V200 - Craig
Bärbel Stecher, PhD, Ludwig‑Maximilians‑Universität München
Track: The Microbiome and Cancer

Tuesday
Short Talk: Dissecting Chemical Factors from the Gut Microbiota to Improve Cancer Immunotherapy
12:00pm - 12:15pm Eastern - January 19, 2021 | Room: V200 - Craig
Matthew E. Griffin, PhD, Rockefeller University
Track: The Microbiome and Cancer

Tuesday
Short Talk: The Gut Microbiota Mediated T‑Cell Co‑Inhibitory Signaling Regulates Responses to anti PD 1 Cancer Immunotherapy
12:15pm - 12:30pm Eastern - January 19, 2021 | Room: V200 - Craig
Joon Seok Park, PhD, Harvard Medical School
Track: The Microbiome and Cancer

Tuesday

Tuesday
Short Talk: Microbiome‑Specific T Cells Drive Tertiary Lymphoid Structure Development and Anti Tumor Immunity in Colorectal Cancer
12:45pm - 01:00pm Eastern - January 19, 2021 | Room: V200 - Craig
Abigail E. Overacre‑Delgoffe, PhD, University of Pittsburgh
Track: The Microbiome and Cancer

Tuesday
[Joint Session] Meet the Editors Roundtable
02:30pm - 03:30pm Eastern - January 19, 2021
Montserrat Cols-Vidal, PhD, Panelist, Journal of Experimental Medicine; Kristan van der Vos, Panelist, Cell Press; Andrew Gewirtz, Panelist, Frontiers
Track: Meet the Editors Roundtable

[Harnessing the Microbiome] Genetics of Microbe‑Microbe Interactions
04:00pm - 07:00pm Eastern - January 19, 2021 | Room: Multi-Room Split Session
Laurie E. Comstock, PhD, Co-Chair, Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School; Andrew L. Goodman, PhD, Co-Chair, Yale School of Medicine
Track: Genetics of Microbe‑Microbe Interactions

Tuesday
Metabolites as Mediators of Gut Microbial Ecology
04:00pm - 04:25pm Eastern - January 19, 2021 | Room: V200 - Craig
Seth Rakoff‑Nahoum, MD, PhD, Boston Children's Hospital
Track: Genetics of Microbe‑Microbe Interactions

Tuesday
A Genetic Approach to Investigate Microbe‑Host Interaction at the Molecular Level
04:25pm - 04:50pm Eastern - January 19, 2021 | Room: V200 - Craig
Chun‑Jun (CJ) Guo, PhD, Weill Cornell Medicine
Track: Genetics of Microbe‑Microbe Interactions

Tuesday
Antibacterial Toxins of the Gut Bacteroidales and Their Therapeutic Potential
04:50pm - 05:15pm Eastern - January 19, 2021 | Room: V200 - Craig
Laurie E. Comstock, PhD, Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School
Track: Genetics of Microbe‑Microbe Interactions

Tuesday
Survival Strategies in the Gut Microbiome
05:35pm - 06:00pm Eastern - January 19, 2021 | Room: V300 - Ian
Andrew L. Goodman, Yale School of Medicine
Track: Genetics of Microbe‑Microbe Interactions

Tuesday
Short Talk: Colorful Foods and Fatty Liver Disease: A Gut Microbial Perspective
06:00pm - 06:15pm Eastern - January 19, 2021 | Room: V300 - Ian
Lucas Osborn, BS, Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Track: Genetics of Microbe‑Microbe Interactions

Tuesday
Short Talk: Integrating Taxonomic, Functional, and Strain Profiling of Microbial Communities with bioBakery 3
06:15pm - 06:30pm Eastern - January 19, 2021 | Room: V300 - Ian
Eric A. Franzosa, PhD, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Track: Genetics of Microbe‑Microbe Interactions

Tuesday
Short Talk: The Long‑Term Genetic Stability and Individual Specificity of the Human Gut Microbiome
06:30pm - 06:45pm Eastern - January 19, 2021 | Room: V300 - Ian
Jingyuan Fu, PhD, University Medical Center Groningen
Track: Genetics of Microbe‑Microbe Interactions

Tuesday
Short Talk: Identifying Novel Bioactive Microbial Gene Products in Inflammatory Bowel Disease
06:45pm - 07:00pm Eastern - January 19, 2021
Yancong Zhang, PhD, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard
Track: Genetics of Microbe‑Microbe Interactions

[Harnessing the Microbiome] Microbiome, Immunity, Phage and Inflammation
10:00am - 01:00pm Eastern - January 20, 2021 | Room: Multi-Room Split Session
Bana Jabri, MD, PhD, Co-Chair, University of Chicago; Colin Hill, PhD, Co-Chair, University College Cork
Track: Microbiome, Immunity, Phage and Inflammation

Wednesday
[NOT AVAILABLE ON DEMAND] Uptake and Presentation of Commensal Antigens
10:00am - 10:25am Eastern - January 20, 2021 | Room: V100 - Atticus
Ivaylo I. Ivanov, PhD, Columbia University
Track: Microbiome, Immunity, Phage and Inflammation

Wednesday
Microbiota, Bowel Inflammation and Celiac Disease
10:25am - 10:50am Eastern - January 20, 2021 | Room: V100 - Atticus
Bana Jabri, MD, PhD, University of Chicago
Track: Microbiome, Immunity, Phage and Inflammation

Wednesday
[NOT AVAILABLE ON DEMAND] Microbiota Compositions and Inflammatory Bowel Disease
10:50am - 11:15am Eastern - January 20, 2021 | Room: V100 - Atticus
Ramnik Xavier, MD, Massachusetts General Hospital
Track: Microbiome, Immunity, Phage and Inflammation

Wednesday
Shining Light on the Viral Dark Matter of the Human Gut Microbiome
11:35am - 12:00pm Eastern - January 20, 2021 | Room: V200 - Craig
Colin Hill, PhD, University College Cork
Track: Microbiome, Immunity, Phage and Inflammation

Wednesday
Short Talk: A Microbial Metabolite Remodels the Gut‑Liver Axis Following Bariatric Surgery
12:00pm - 12:15pm Eastern - January 20, 2021 | Room: V200 - Craig
Snehal N. Chaudhari, PhD, Harvard Medical School
Track: Microbiome, Immunity, Phage and Inflammation

Wednesday
Short Talk: Individualized Microbiota Responses Are Conserved across Prebiotics and Associated with Diet History
12:15pm - 12:30pm Eastern - January 20, 2021 | Room: V200 - Craig
Zachary C. Holmes, BS, Duke University
Track: Microbiome, Immunity, Phage and Inflammation

Wednesday
Short Talk: Harnessing Patient Derived Microphysiological System to Study Host Microbe Interactions
12:30pm - 12:45pm Eastern - January 20, 2021 | Room: V200 - Craig
Jianbo Zhang, PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Track: Microbiome, Immunity, Phage and Inflammation

Wednesday
Short Talk: Xanthan Gum Digestion by Human Gut Microbiota
12:45pm - 01:00pm Eastern - January 20, 2021 | Room: V200 - Craig
Matthew Ostrowski, PhD, University of Michigan
Track: Microbiome, Immunity, Phage and Inflammation

[Harnessing the Microbiome] Clinical Trials to Optimize Microbiome‑Mediated Disease Resistance
02:15pm - 03:50pm Eastern - January 20, 2021 | Room: V100 - Atticus
Eric G. Pamer, MD, Co-Chair, University of Chicago; Matthew Henn, PhD, Co-Chair, Seres Therapeutics
Track: Clinical Trials to Optimize Microbiome‑Mediated Disease Resistance

Wednesday
Microbiome Therapeutics to Treat Bacterial Infections and Inflammatory Disease
02:15pm - 02:35pm Eastern - January 20, 2021 | Room: V100 - Atticus
Matthew Henn, PhD, Seres Therapeutics
Track: Clinical Trials to Optimize Microbiome‑Mediated Disease Resistance

Wednesday
[NOT AVAILABLE ON DEMAND] Medicines Based on Defined Bacterial Consortia
02:35pm - 02:55pm Eastern - January 20, 2021
Bernat Olle, PhD, Vedanta Biosciences
Track: Clinical Trials to Optimize Microbiome‑Mediated Disease Resistance

Wednesday
Synthetic Glycans to Optimize Microbiome Composition and Function
02:55pm - 03:15pm Eastern - January 20, 2021 | Room: V100 - Atticus
Johan van Hylckama Vlieg, PhD, Kaleido Biosciences
Track: Clinical Trials to Optimize Microbiome‑Mediated Disease Resistance

Wednesday
Short Talk: Development of a Synthetic Biotic for the Treatment of Enteric Hyperoxaluria
03:15pm - 03:35pm Eastern - January 20, 2021 | Room: V100 - Atticus
Track: Clinical Trials to Optimize Microbiome‑Mediated Disease Resistance

Wednesday
Panel Q&A
03:35pm - 03:50pm Eastern - January 20, 2021
Track: Clinical Trials to Optimize Microbiome‑Mediated Disease Resistance

[Harnessing the Microbiome] Impact of Microbiota Composition, Metabolism and Phage on the Host
04:00pm - 07:00pm Eastern - January 20, 2021 | Room: Multi-Room Split Session
Kiran Patil, PhD, Co-Chair, European Molecular Biology Laboratory; Alan Walker, PhD, Co-Chair, University of Aberdeen
Track: Impact of Microbiota Composition, Metabolism and Phage on the Host

Wednesday
[NOT AVAILABLE ON DEMAND] Impact of Therapeutic Drugs on Microbiota Metabolism
04:00pm - 04:25pm Eastern - January 20, 2021 | Room: V200 - Craig
Kiran Patil, PhD, European Molecular Biology Laboratory
Track: Impact of Microbiota Composition, Metabolism and Phage on the Host

Wednesday
Implications of Gut Microbiota Variability for Dietary and Therapeutic Interventions
04:25pm - 04:50pm Eastern - January 20, 2021 | Room: V200 - Craig
Alan Walker, PhD, University of Aberdeen
Track: Impact of Microbiota Composition, Metabolism and Phage on the Host

Wednesday
Pf Bacteriophages and the Pathogenesis of Pseudomonas Infections
04:50pm - 05:15pm Eastern - January 20, 2021 | Room: V200 - Craig
Paul L. Bollyky, MD, PhD, Stanford University
Track: Impact of Microbiota Composition, Metabolism and Phage on the Host

Wednesday
Mining the Microbiota and Identifying Effector Microbes that Causally Affect the Host Physiology
05:35pm - 06:00pm Eastern - January 20, 2021 | Room: V300 - Ian
Kenya Honda, MD, Keio University School of Medicine
Track: Impact of Microbiota Composition, Metabolism and Phage on the Host

Wednesday
Short Talk: The GEM PROJECT: Altered Host Sero‑Reactivity to Microbial Antigens Is Associated with Future Onset of Crohn’s Disease
06:00pm - 06:15pm Eastern - January 20, 2021 | Room: V300 - Ian
Sun‑Ho Lee, MD, Mount Sinai Hospital Toronto
Track: Impact of Microbiota Composition, Metabolism and Phage on the Host

Wednesday
Short Talk: Inter‑species Gut Commensal Rivalry Dictates Mucosal and Immune Responses
06:15pm - 06:30pm Eastern - January 20, 2021 | Room: V300 - Ian
Tyler Rice, BS, Yale University
Track: Impact of Microbiota Composition, Metabolism and Phage on the Host

Wednesday
Short Talk: Diet Diurnally Regulates Small Intestinal Microbiome Epithelial Immune Homeostasis and Enteritis
06:30pm - 06:45pm Eastern - January 20, 2021 | Room: V300 - Ian
Timur Tuganbaev, PhD, Keio University
Track: Impact of Microbiota Composition, Metabolism and Phage on the Host

Wednesday
Short Talk: Characterizing the Intestinal Viromes of Individuals at Risk for Developing Rheumatoid Arthritis
06:45pm - 07:00pm Eastern - January 20, 2021
Mihnea Mangalea, PhD, CU Denver Anschutz Medical Campus
Track: Impact of Microbiota Composition, Metabolism and Phage on the Host