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Microbiome Connections to the Environment and Health

Title: Microbiome Connections to the Environment and Health
Event Date: 9/25/2015 - 9/25/2015
Event Time: 10 a.m.
Event End: 5 p.m.
Location:

Calit2 Building Auditorium

UC Irvine

Agenda:

ENVIRONMENT

10:00 am Katherine Mackey, UC Irvine
Exploring Evolutionary Drivers of Phytoplankton Diversity and Distribution

10:40 am Allon Hochbaum, UC Irvine
Engineering Microbial Communities through Interspecies Interaction

11:20 am Luke Thompson, UC San Diego
Computational Tools for Environmental Genomics and the Earth Microbiome Project

--Lunch Break--

HEALTH

1:00 pm Amir Zarrinpar, UC San Diego
Cyclical Fluctuations of the Gut Microbiome and Its Relationship to Host Metabolism

1:40 pm Paolo Sassone-Corsi, UC Irvine
Gut Microbiome and the Circadian Clock

2:20 pm Laurie Cox, New York University
The Infant Microbiota Shapes Development and Long-term Health

--Coffee Break--

3:20 pm Elizabeth Costello, Stanford
Human Microbiome Dynamics in the First 1,000 Days of Life

4:00 pm Sarkis Mazmanian, Caltech
The Gut-Microbiome-Brain Connection

4:40 pm Discussion

--Wine and Cheese Reception--

This symposium is co-hosted by UCI’s Institute for Genomics and Bioinformatics, Calit2 and Initiative for Data Science at UC Irvine.

Sponsors:

This third annual microbiome sympsoium is co-hosted by UCI's Institute for Genomics and Bioinformatics, Calit2 and UCI Data Science Initiative

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