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29th Center for the Study of Inflammatory Bowel Disease Symposium

Center for Microbiome Informatics and Therapeutics Symposium

Microbiome and Therapeutic Opportunities

Thursday, November 7, 2019

The Symposium is open to the research community at no charge.



Related: Immune States Across Health and Disease
8:30 – 8:40
Moderator: Kate Jeffrey, Ph.D.
8:40 – 9:25
9:25 – 9:50
Microbes and Metabolites: Enhancing immune checkpoint blockade therapy in colorectal cancer
University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
9:50 – 10:15
De novo mutations in human microbiomes
M.I.T., Cambridge, MA
10:15 – 10:45
Moderator: Curtis Huttenhower, Ph.D.
10:45 – 11:10
Clinical Grade Metagenomics for Human Microbiome Translational Science
Wellcome Sanger Institute, Hinxton, Cambridgeshire, UK
11:10 – 11:35
Microbial targeting of immunoglobulins
Cleveland Clinic/Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland, OH
11:35 – 12:00
Illuminating the ‘dark matter’ of the bioactive microbiota metabolome
Yale University, New Haven, CT
12:00 – 1:30
12:30 – 1:20
Meet the Editors panel
Genome Medicine
Cell Reports Medicine
Moderator: Stephen James, M.D.
1:30 – 1:55
Integrating dietary history into microbiome studies
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
1:55 – 2:20
Small molecules from the human microbiota
Stanford University, Stanford, CA
2:20 – 2:45
Gut-residing bacteria modulate immune function and social behavior
Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA
2:45 – 3:10
Targeted human pathways underlying microbiome-related disorders
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
3:10 – 3:40
Moderator: Fabio Cominelli, M.D., Ph.D.
Chair: TBD
3:40 – 4:05
In the Heat of the Host: Within-host evolution of Crohn’s-associated E. coli
McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
4:05 – 4:30
Glycans at the Host-Microbe Interface
M.I.T., Cambridge, MA
4:30 – 4:55
Bacteria induction of IL-10 production by mucosal lymphoid cells
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
4:55 – 5:25
Global Microbiome Conservancy Project
M.I.T., Cambridge, MA



Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard
415 Main Street, Auditorium
Cambridge MA