SATURDAY September 24, 2016

  • 7:30 AM
  • Breakfast/Exhibit Hall
  • 8:30 AM
  • Welcome
  • Mark Pimentel, MD, FRCP(C)
  • Understanding the Microbiome
  • 8:45 AM
  • Interpreting Microbiome Research
  • Anthony Fodor, PhD
  • 9:15 AM
  • The Complex Interplay of Trans-Kingdom
    Interactions in Health and Disease
  • Scott Handley, PhD
  • 9:45 AM
  • Acute Infection with Microbes and
    Their Consequences
  • Mark S. Riddle, MD, DrPH
  • 10:15 AM
  • Break
  • Cancer
  • 10:30 AM
  • Does the Microbiome Cause Cancer
  • Janelle C. Arthur, PhD
  • AUTOIMMUNE DISEASE AND MICROBIOME
  • 11:00 AM
  • The Role of Gut Microbiota in SLE
  • Xin M. Luo, PhD
  • 11:30 AM
  • Panel Discussion
  • Janelle C. Arthur, PhD;
    Anthony Fodor, PhD;
    Scott A. Handley, PhD;
    Xin M. Luo, PhD;
    Mark Riddle, MD, DrPH
  • 12:00 PM
  • Lunch/Exhibit Hall
  • METABOLIC IMPLICATIONS
  • 1:00 PM
  • Microbiome updates in Diabetes/Obesity
  • Ruchi Mathur, MD, FRCP(C)
  • 1:30 PM
  • Fatty Liver
  • Claudia Sanmiguel, MD
  • 2:00 PM
  • Diet and Microbiome
  • Kate Scarlata, RDN, LDN
  • 2:30 PM
  • Panel Discussion/Q&A
  • Ruchi Mathur, MD, FRCP(C);
    Claudia Sanmiguel, MD;
    Kate Scarlata, RDN, LDN
  • 2:50 PM
  • Break
  • Neurological Implications
  • 3:05 PM
  • Behavior & Microbiome
  • John F. Cryan, PhD
  • 3:35 PM
  • Anorexia
  • Ian Carroll, PhD
  • GUT INFLAMMATION
  • 4:05 PM
  • Role of Microbiome in Gut Inflammatory Responses and Host Genetic Interactions
  • Dermot McGovern, MD, PhD, MRCP(UK)
  • 4:35 PM
  • Panel Discussion
  • Ian Carroll, PhD; John F. Cryan, PhD;
    Dermot McGovern, MD, PhD, MRCP (UK)
  • 5:00 PM
  • Adjourn

Sunday September 25, 2016

  • 7:00 AM
  • Breakfast/Exhibit Hall
  • 8:00 AM
  • Opening Remarks
  • Mark Pimentel, MD, FRCP(C)
  • 8:15 AM
  • Metabolomics
  • Rob Knight, PhD
  • 9:00 AM
  • Q & A
  • LUMINAL GASTROENTEROLOGY
  • 9:15 AM
  • Microbes and the Leaky Gut
  • Suzanne Devkota, PhD
  • 9:45 AM
  • Gases
  • Ali Rezaie, MD, MSc Epi, FRCP(C)
  • 10:15 AM
  • Break/Exhibit Hall
  • 10:30 AM
  • Methanogens/Archaea
  • Mark Pimentel, MD, FRCP(C)
  • 11:00 AM
  • Microbes and Space Travel
  • Kasthuri Venkateswaran, PhD
  • 11:30 AM
  • Panel Discussion
  • Suzanne Devkota, PhD;
    Mark Pimentel, MD, FRCP(C);
    Ali Rezaie, MD, MSc Epi, FRCP(C);
    Kasthuri Venkateswaran, PhD
  • 12:00 PM
  • Adjourn