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2016 Southern California Microbiome Symposium

Title: 2016 Southern California Microbiome Symposium
Event Date: 9/23/2016 - 9/23/2016
Event Time: 10 a.m.
Event End: 5 p.m.

Calit2 Building Auditorium




10 a.m.: Jennifer Martiny, UC Irvine, “Microbial biogeography in light of traits”

10:40 a.m.: Eric Allen, Scripps Institute of Oceanography, San Diego, “Metagenomic discovery of polybrominated toxin biosynthesis in the ocean microbiome”

11:20 a.m.: Rachel Mackelprang, California State University, Northridge, “Strategies for carbon metabolism and survival in permafrost: insights from microbial -omics

-- Lunch Break --


1 p.m.: Albert Siryaporn, UC Irvine,  “Role of mechanical forces on biofilm formation”

1:40 p.m.: Sonia Michail, USC, “The Gut Microbiome: Bench to Bedside”

2:20 p.m.: Nimisha Parekh, UC Irvine, “Fecal microbiota transplant for recurrent c. difficile, The UCI experience”

-- Coffee Break --

3:20 p.m.: Ilana Brito, Cornell, “Transmissible components of the microbiome”

4 p.m.: Orianna Bretschger, JCraig Venter Institute, San Diego, “Microbiomes and Microbial Fuel Cells for Sustainable Sanitation”

4:40 p.m.: Discussion

-- Wine and Cheese Reception --