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Microbiome: Therapeutic Implications (T1)

Scientific Organizers: Justin L. Sonnenburg, Fergus Shanahan and Suzanne Devkota


October 6—10, 2019

INEC Killarney Convention Centre, Killarney, Co. Kerry, Ireland


Supported by the Directors' Fund


IT’S NOT TOO LATE TO SUBMIT YOUR ABSTRACT. Abstracts received can no longer be considered for short talks. Abstracts for poster display opportunities will be accepted until 6 weeks before meeting start date midnight MST.
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DEADLINES:
*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time
Scholarship Deadline: Jun 6, 2019 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Jun 6, 2019 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Jul 9, 2019 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Aug 7, 2019 [details]

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Submit an Abstract Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2020-T1 "Microbiome: Therapeutic Implications" 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 June 6, 2019 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After June 6, 2019 until August 25, 2019 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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June 6, 2019 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On August 7, 2019 945.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After August 7, 2019 1145.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On August 7, 2019 720.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After August 7, 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.




Discounted Abstract Deadline: June 6, 2019

*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 July 9, 2019)

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: June 6, 2019

*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.

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Abstract Deadline: July 9, 2019

*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 June 6, 2019)

Discounted Registration Deadline: August 7, 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.

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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 any calls or correspondence you might have received to Keystone Symposia and book only through lodging links in your Keystone Symposia account, an established travel agency or directly with the hotel(s) listed on our website.
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, October 6 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer from 18:00 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Thursday, October 10 with a closing plenary session from 17:00 to 19:00, followed by a social hour and entertainment. We recommend return travel on Friday, October 11 in order to fully experience the meeting.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 6

16:00—20:00
Arrival and Registration

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

Foyer

MONDAY, OCTOBER 7

08:30—09:30
Welcome and Keynote Address
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/06/2019

Main Auditorium
David A. Relman, Stanford University, USA
Humans, History and the Study of Microbiomes: Where Have We Been, Where do We Need to Go?

09:30—11:45
Live Microbial Therapeutics
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/06/2019

Main Auditorium
Bernat Olle, Vedanta Biosciences, USA
Medicines Based on Defined Bacterial Consortia

Coffee Break

Jessica Ravikoff Allegretti, Brigham and Women's Hospital, USA
FMT for C. difficile and Beyond

Paul E. Carlson, US Food and Drug Administration, USA
Regulatory Considerations for Microbiome Related Products

Ian A. Myles, NIAID, National Institutes of Health, USA
Short Talk: First-in-Human Topical Microbiome Transplantation with Roseomonas Mucosa for Atopic Dermatitis: Clinical Outcomes and Mechanistic Insights

Alice Cheng, Stanford University, USA
Short Talk: Design and Therapeutic Application of a Highly Complex Synthetic Microbial Community

11:45—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:45—13:00
Poster Setup

Foyer
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Foyer
14:30—16:30
Workshop 1: Microbiome Science: Human-Centered Studies

Main Auditorium
Michael Woodworth, Emory University School of Medicine, USA
Clearance of Antibiotic-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae after Stool Enema Shown by Genome Sequencing of Stool-Derived and Clinical Isolates

Jessica McCann, Duke University, USA
Deciphering the Contribution of the Microbiome to Branched Chain Amino Acid (BCAA) Metabolism and Obesity in Adolescents and Mice

Anubhav Das, 4D Pharma Cork Ltd, Ireland
Impact of a Live Biotherapeutic on the Structure of the Gut Microbiota – Results from the Blautix® Phase I Study in Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Julia Copeland, University of Toronto, Canada
The Impact of Immigration on the Gut Metagenome of South Asian Canadians

Carles Lerin, Hospital Sant Joan de Déu, Spain
Effects of Bifidobacterium animalis subsp. lactis BPL1 (CECT 8145) on Children with Prader-Willi Syndrome: A Randomized Crossover Trial

Philippa Margaret Wells, King's College London, UK
Genetic Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis is Associated with the Oral and Gut Microbiota

Madelief Wijdeveld, Amsterdam UMC, Netherlands
Relation Between Intestinal Acetate Production and Plasma Glucose Levels in Healthy Subjects

Christopher B. Ford, Seres Therapeutics, USA
Engraftment of Investigational Microbiome Drug, SER-262, in Subjects Receiving Vancomycin is Associated with Reduced Rates of Recurrence after Primary Clostridium difficile Infection (CDI)

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Foyer
17:00—19:00
Using the Microbiome to Alter Immune Status: Beyond Colonic Bacteria
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/06/2019

Main Auditorium
David M. Underhill, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, USA
A Role for the Fungal Microbiota in Crohn’s Disease?

Susan V. Lynch, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Infant Probiotics to Combat Allergies and Asthma

Elena F. Verdu, McMaster University, Canada
Small Intestinal Microbiome and Gluten Metabolism: A Missing Ingredient in Celiac Disease?

David Chaim Jacob Zilber, Noma Restaurant, Denmark
Democratizing Deliciousness

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

Foyer
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 1

Foyer

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 8

08:30—11:30
Diet as a Lever for Altering the Microbiome
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/06/2019

Main Auditorium
Christopher J. Damman, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, USA
Food, Microbes, and the Gut for Good Growth in Global Health

Paul W. O'Toole, University College Cork, Ireland
The Impact of Diet on Microbiome in Aging

Coffee Break

Liping Zhao, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China and Rutgers University, USA
Diets, Microbes and Diabetes

Ivan Vujkovic-Cvijin, NIAID, National Institutes of Health, USA
Short Talk: Mining Immune Memory to Identify Pro-Inflammatory Gut Microbiota Members in Mice and Humans

Mark Sampson, Azitra Inc., USA
Short Talk: Engineering the Skin Microbiome to Treat Skin Disease: A Phase I First-in-Human Safety Study with Topical Application of Engineered S. Epidermidis

Brianna Petrone, Duke University, USA
Short Talk: DNA Metabarcoding, a Molecular Diet Survey for Studies of Human Gut Microbiota

Wenjie Ma, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
Short Talk: Dietary Fiber Intake, the Gut Microbiome, and Chronic Systemic Inflammation

Arjun Raman, Washington University in St. Louis, USA
Short Talk: A Sparse Co-Varying Unit that Describes Healthy and Impaired Community Development

11:30—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:30—13:00
Poster Setup

Foyer
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Foyer
16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Foyer
17:00—19:00
Controlling Microbial Metabolism
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/06/2019

Main Auditorium
Eric C. Martens, University of Michigan Medical School, USA
Diet-Induced, Microbial Mucus Erosion as a Catalyst for Intestinal Diseases

Weston Whitaker, Novome Biotechnologies, USA
Synthetic Biology for Engineering Gut Microbes

Gary D. Wu, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Engineering the Environment of the Gut to Modify the Gut Microbiota and its Metabolome

Will Van Treuren, Stanford University, USA
Short Talk: Strain-Resolved Metabolomics of >150 Human Gut-Resident Bacterial Species Reveals Large-Scale Ecological Patterns, Novel Metabolic Strategies, and Widespread Production of Physiologically Relevant Molecules

Patricia Wolf, University of Illinois, USA
Short Talk: Network Modeling of Bile Acid Metabolomics and Cecal Bacterial Metatranscriptomic Responses to Berberine in a Gnotobiotic Mouse Model Constituted with the B4PC2 Human Microbial Consortium

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

Foyer
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 2

Foyer

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 9

08:00—08:30
Poster Setup

Foyer
08:30—17:00
Poster Viewing

Foyer
08:30—11:30
Looking to the Past, Predicting the Future
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/06/2019

Main Auditorium
Justin L. Sonnenburg, Stanford University, USA
Ancestral Microbes and Precision Human Interventions

Susan Bullman, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, USA
The Tumor Microbiota: A Role in Cancer Progression and Treatment

Coffee Break

David Zeevi, Rockefeller University, USA
Talk Title to be Announced

Fergus Shanahan, National University of Ireland, Ireland
Translating Microbiome Science – Lessons from the Past and Future Directions

Matthew R. Olm, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Short Talk: Metagenomic Identification of Fecal Microbial Signatures Preceding Acute Intestinal Inflammation in Premature Infants

Marsha C. Wibowo, Harvard Medical School, USA
Short Talk: Reconstruction of Ancient Microbial Genomes from the Human Gut

Nicolai Karcher, University of Trento, Italy
Short Talk: Analysis of 1,321 Eubacterium Rectale Genomes from Metagenomes Unravels Complex Phylogeographic Population Structure and Subspecies Functional Adaptations

11:30—12:30
Lunch

Foyer
12:00—14:30
Poster Session 3

Foyer
14:30—16:30
Workshop 2: Preparing an Investigational New Drug Application

Main Auditorium
Paul E. Carlson, US Food and Drug Administration, USA

Susan V. Lynch, University of California, San Francisco, USA

Bernat Olle, Vedanta Biosciences, USA

Jessica Ravikoff Allegretti, Brigham and Women's Hospital, USA

Purna C. Kashyap, Mayo Clinic, USA

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Foyer
17:00—19:00
Therapeutics - A Whole Body Approach
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/06/2019

Main Auditorium
Purna C. Kashyap, Mayo Clinic, USA
Talk Title to be Announced

John Cryan, University College Cork, Ireland
Microbes and the Mind: Moving Toward Mechanisms

Eileen Murphy, Alimentary Health, Ireland
The Pipeline from Concept to Market - Harnessing the Microbiome for Health

Hagit Shapiro, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
Short Talk: Potential Roles of the Gut Microbiome in Modulation of Murine ALS

Hannah Yan, Baylor College of Medicine, USA
Short Talk: The Bacterial Microbiome Regulates Steady-State Hematopoiesis via Immune Signaling Pathways

19:00
On Own for Dinner


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 10

08:30—11:30
Antibiotic Resistance, Microbe Killing, and Survival
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/06/2019

Main Auditorium
Kevin Foster, University of Oxford, UK
Cooperation and Competition in Bacteria: From Model Systems to the Microbiome

Suzanne Devkota, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, USA
Creeping Fat: Microbial Translocation Drives Cellular Restructuring of Adipose Tissue in Humans

Coffee Break

Eric G. Pamer, University of Chicago, USA
Exploiting the Microbiota to Reduce Antibiotic-Resistant Infections

Ami S. Bhatt, Stanford University, USA
Mechanisms of Microbial Diversification and Resistance

Daniel C. Propheter, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA
Short Talk: Adiponectin is a Novel Intestinal Antibacterial Defense Protein

Sujatha Srinivasan, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, USA
Short Talk: Periodic Presumptive Treatment (PPT) with Metronidazole Reduces Abundance of Vaginal Bacteria Associated with HIV Risk

Takuji Yamada, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Short Talk: Metagenomic and Metabolomic Analyses Reveal Distinct Stage-Specific Phenotypes of the Gut Microbiota in Colorectal Cancer

11:30—17:00
On Own for Lunch

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Foyer
17:00—18:45
Next-Gen Therapeutics and New Frontiers
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/06/2019

Main Auditorium
Ines Thiele, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Modeling Gut Microbiome Metabolism

Jeff F. Miller, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Accelerated Protein Evolution in Bacteria, Archaea and their Viruses by Diversity-Generating Retroelements

Trevor Lawley, Wellcome Sanger Institute, UK
Strain Culturing, Genomics, Microbiotica

Ravi U. Sheth, Columbia University, USA
Short Talk: Spatial Metagenomic Characterization of Microbial Biogeography in the Gut

18:45—19:00
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/06/2019

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

Foyer
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.

Foyer

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11

 
Departure


*Session Chair †Invited, not yet responded.



We gratefully acknowledge additional support from these exhibitors at this conference:

CosmosID Don Whitley Scientific Limited
HypOxygen
 
Please stop by to meet these exhibitors during the conference.


We gratefully acknowledge the generous grant for this conference provided by:


National Institutes of Health
National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS)

Grant No. 1R13AI147695-01

Funding for this conference was made possible (in part) by 1R13AI147695-01 from the National Institutes of Health. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention by trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.


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