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    NOTE: Abstract authors/submitters may choose to not have their abstract available online and in the secure mobile app until a week before the meeting.

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Microbiome: Chemical Mechanisms and Biological Consequences (C3)

Scientific Organizers: Dennis W. Wolan, Peter J. Turnbaugh and Emily P. Balskus


March 10—14, 2019

Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth, Montreal, Québec, Canada


Supported by the Directors' Fund


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DEADLINES:
*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time
Scholarship Deadline: Nov 8, 2018 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Nov 8, 2018 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Dec 6, 2018 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Jan 16, 2019 [details]

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Submit an Abstract Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2019-C3 "Microbiome: Chemical Mechanisms and Biological Consequences" conference only.

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time

Deadline Date Cost
Discounted Abstract Deadline
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Before and On November 8, 2018 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After November 8, 2018 until December 6, 2018 100.00 USD*
* 50.00 USD of Abstract fee deducted from your registration fee when you register for this meeting
Scholarship
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November 8, 2018 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On January 16, 2019 945.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After January 16, 2019 1145.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On January 16, 2019 720.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After January 16, 2019 920.00 USD

* Changes in payment type that result in a refund are subject to a processing fee.
* Currency exchange gains/losses are the responsibility of the registrant and the Keystone Symposia will accept no liability for money loss through bank charges, transfers or currency fluctuations.

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Discounted Abstract Deadline: November 8, 2018

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time

Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
Submission by this date receives 50.00 USD discount.
*50.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Abstract Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadlines. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract early allows us to:
  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • accept your abstract online
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
(The Abstract Deadline: is December 6, 2018)

Global Health Travel Award Deadline:

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Global Health Travel Award Details: You MUST complete your Global Health Travel Award appplication by the Global Health Travel Award Deadline and complete the other required steps (verify your contact information and submit a recommendation letter) to be considered for a travel award.


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Scholarship Deadline: November 8, 2018

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Scholarship Details: You MUST submit your abstract by the Scholarship Deadline and complete the other required steps (submit a scholarship application and submit a mentor letter) to be considered for a scholarship.

Click here to learn more about Scholarships.

Abstract Deadline: December 6, 2018

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
*50.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadline. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract by the Abstract Deadline allows us to:

  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
Abstracts submitted after the Abstract Deadline will NOT be considered for a short talk.

(Discounted Abstract Deadline: is November 8, 2018)

Discounted Registration Deadline: January 16, 2019

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Registration Fee: 945.00 USD* (includes 200.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 720.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 1145.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 920.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

Registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to discounted registration deadline.

Please be advised that a few meeting participants have received calls and emails from a number of different housing services - "Exhibitors Housing Services", "Global Housing", etc. THESE COMPANIES ARE NOT AFFILIATED WITH KEYSTONE SYMPOSIA and are not authorized by Keystone Symposia to contact you. These companies may tell you that the meeting is filling and seek to take your lodging reservation and obtain your credit card number. We highly recommend that you not make a reservation with these companies or any other housing service! These companies' representations to participants have been misleading. Please report to Keystone Symposia any calls or correspondence you might have received and book only through the lodging link on our website, an established travel agency, or directly with the hotel.
No registration fees are used to fund entertainment or alcohol at this conference

Conference Program    Print  |   View meeting in 12 hr (am/pm) time


The meeting will begin on Sunday, March 10 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer from 18:00 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Thursday, March 14 with a closing plenary session from 17:00 to 19:00, followed by a social hour and entertainment. We recommend return travel on Friday, March 15 in order to fully experience the meeting.

SUNDAY, MARCH 10

16:00—20:00
Arrival and Registration

18:00—20:00
Welcome Mixer
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.


MONDAY, MARCH 11

07:30—08:30
Breakfast

08:30—09:30
Welcome and Keynote Address
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/10/2019

Jon Clardy, Harvard Medical School, USA
From Correlation to Causation: Phenotypic Screening of the Human Gut Microbiome

09:30—11:45
Microbiome Biochemistry Insights and Innovations
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/10/2019

Emily P. Balskus, Harvard University, USA
Current Efforts and Insights in Biochemistry of the Microbiome

Coffee Break

Elizabeth M. Nolan, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Host Antimicrobial Peptide and Pathogen Interactions

Laura L. Kiessling†, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Glycan Recognition and Glycobiology

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:45—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:45—13:00
Poster Setup

13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

14:30—16:30
Workshop 1: Chemical Biological Methods in Microbiome Studies

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

17:00—19:00
Small Molecules in Host-Microbiome Crosstalk
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/10/2019

Elaine Y. Hsiao, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Diet and Effects on Epilepsy

Lora V. Hooper, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA
Regulation of Host Immunity by Bacterial Signals

Kenya Honda, School of Medicine, Keio University, Japan
Microbial Regulation of Host Immune Responses

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

19:30—22:00
Poster Session 1


TUESDAY, MARCH 12

07:30—08:30
Breakfast

08:30—11:30
Microbiome Toxicology and Pharmacology
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/10/2019

Peter J. Turnbaugh, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Metabolism of Drugs by Human Gut Bacteria

Shana Sturla, ETH Zürich, Switzerland
Impact of the Human Gut Microbiome on Chemical Metabolism and Toxicity

Coffee Break

Nassos Typas, EMBL Heidelberg, Germany
High-Throughput Approaches to Study Microbial Drug Metabolism and Resistance

Libusha Kelly, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, USA
The Microbial Ecology of Xenobiotic Metabolism

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:30—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:30—13:00
Poster Setup

13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

14:30—16:30
Workshop 2: Roles of Pharmaceutical Industry in Microbiome Research

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

17:00—19:00
Antibiotics and the Microbiome
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/10/2019

Kim Lewis, Northeastern University, USA
Growth Factors for Microbiome Bacteria

Gerry D. Wright, McMaster University, Canada
Antibiotics Resistance in the Human Microbiome

Gautam Dantas, Washington University School of Medicine, USA
Predicting and Combating Biotic and Abiotic Disruptions to Diverse Microbiomes

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

19:30—22:00
Poster Session 2


WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13

07:30—08:30
Breakfast

08:30—11:30
Microbiome Enzyme Discovery and Characterization
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/10/2019

Dennis W. Wolan, The Scripps Research Institute, USA
Functional Probes and Microbiome Metaproteomics

Aaron Todd Wright, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, USA
Profiling the Dynamics of Xenometabolizing Taxa and Enzymes in the Gut Microbiome Upon Chemical Exposures

Coffee Break

Andrew L. Goodman, Yale School of Medicine, USA
Engineering Gene Expression of Human Commensals

Michi Taga, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Decoding Nutritional Interactions in Microbiomes

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:30—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:30—13:00
Poster Setup

13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

14:30—16:30
Workshop 3: Cutting-edge Insights into Host-Microbiome Interactions

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

17:00—19:00
Emerging Technologies and Applications
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/10/2019

Joel Kralj, University of Colorado, Boulder, USA
Bacterial Electrophysiology

Ashleigh B. Theberge, University of Washington, USA
Studying Cell Signaling in Complex Environments using Open Microfluidic Models

Rustem F. Ismagilov, California Institute of Technology, USA
Biophysics and Spatial Structure in the Gut Microbiome

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

19:30—22:00
Poster Session 3


THURSDAY, MARCH 14

07:30—08:30
Breakfast

08:30—11:30
Microbiome-based Natural Products
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/10/2019

Mohammad R. Seyedsayamdost, Princeton University, USA
Activation of Cryptic Bacterial Gene Clusters

Virginia W. Cornish, Columbia University, USA
Modification of Biomolecules in Living Cells

Coffee Break

Mohamed S. Donia, Princeton University, USA
Small Molecule-Mediated Interactions in the Human Microbiome

Speaker to be Announced

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:30—17:00
On Own for Lunch

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

17:00—18:45
Synthetic and Systems Microbial Ecology
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/10/2019

Adam P. Arkin, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Physiological and Genetic Dissection of Microbial Interactions in Subcommunities of Human and Environmental Microbiomes

Pamela A. Silver, Harvard Medical School, USA
Microbial Genetic Circuitry Designs and Applications in Microbiome Research

Danielle Tullman-Ercek, Northwestern University, USA
Bacterial Efflux Pump Engineering for Protein and Small Molecule Secretion

18:45—19:00
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/10/2019

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

20:00—23:00
Entertainment
Entertainment is not subsidized by conference registration fees nor any U.S. federal government grants. Funding for this expense is provided by other revenue sources.


FRIDAY, MARCH 15

 
Departure


*Session Chair †Invited, not yet responded.



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