On behalf of the Microbiome First Virtual Summit planning committee, we warmly welcome you to this years event taking place at a Web browser near you. Whether you're logged in at your residence, the office or in the park somewhere, we feel privileged that you could join us.
Today, May 17, 2022 marks Day 1 of the 3 day event. We hope that you will enjoy this very special event.
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Our Keynote speaker, "Big Picture View of Our Tiny Microbes"
by RODNEY DIETERT, PHD
Cornell University Professor Emeritus
Ithaca, NY, USA
Author of The Human Superorganism.
World Asthma Foundation
Session: Impact and Burden of Non
Communicable Disease NCD.
MARIE-CLAIRE ARRIETA, PHD
Associate Professor, departments of Physiology, Pharmacology, and Pediatrics, University of Calgary
Calgary AB, CANADA
Session: "The early-life mycobiome in immune and metabolic development"
JUSTIN SONNENBURG, PHD
Senior research scientist and Associate Professor in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the Stanford University School of Medicine.
Palo Alto, CA, USA
Session: "Gut-microbiota-targeted diets modulate human immune status"
KATRINE L. WHITESON, PHD
Assistant Professor, Molecular Biology and Biochemistry School of Biological Sciences
Associate Director, UCI Microbiome Initiative
Irvine, CA, USA
Session: "High-Fiber, Whole-Food Dietary Intervention Alters the Human Gut Microbiome but Not Fecal Short-Chain Fatty Acids"
LISA AZIZ-ZADEH, PHD
Cognitive neuroscientist; Expert in brain imaging, autism, body cognition
Associate Professor in the USC Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Session: "Brain-Gut-Microbiome System: Pathways and Implications for Autism Spectrum Disorder"
LIEKE VAN DEN ELSEN, PHD
Research Fellow, The University of Western Australia, Australia
Honorary Research Associate, Telethon Kids Institute.
Perth, WA, AUSTRALIA
Session: "Gut Microbiota by Breastfeeding: The Gateway to Allergy Prevention"
A quick wrapup of what we learned today, from the speakers above.