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Microbiome Dynamics and Health Disparities

Theme organizers:
Sonia Flores, Univ. of Colorado, Anschutz Med. Ctr. and Catherine Lozupone, Univ. of Colorado, Anschutz Med. Ctr.

This theme is made up of four symposia, one scheduled each day of the meeting, Sun – Wed.  Please read below for invited speaker and session schedule information.  In addition to the invited talks listed below, short talks will be selected from the submitted abstracts.  To be considered for a volunteered talk in this theme, submit your abstract to an ASBMB topic category number: 2310-2324, by the November 6th submission deadline.  All volunteered abstracts will be programmed for poster presentation.  Those selected for oral presentation will also present a poster.  Programming notifications will be sent in mid-January.  We look forward to seeing you at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, BCEC, March 28 – April 1, 2015.

Diet, Obesity, Nutrition and Gut Microbiome

Sunday, March 29, 2015, 3:55 PM - 6:10 PM
Room 255

Session Chair: Martin J. Blaser, NYU Langone Med. Ctr.                

Invited Speakers:

Andrew Kau, Washington Univ., Ctr for Genome Sci. & Systems Biology
Gut Microbiome in Malnutririon

Rosa Krajmalnik-Brown, Arizona State Univ.
Obesity, bariatric surgery, and the gut microbiome

Catherine Lozupone, Univ. of Colorado, Anschutz Med. Campus
Diet/Immune interaction in shaping gut microbiota composition (HIV microbiome)

Microbiome, Metabolic Syndrome, Diabetes and CVD

Monday, March 30, 2015, 9:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Room 255

Invited Speakers:

Martin J. Blaser, NYU Langone Med. Ctr.
Microbiome and metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes

Julie Lovegrove, Univ. of Reading
Gut microbiome and diet in at risk population for metabolic syndrome

Aldons J. Lusis, UCLA, Sch. Of Med.
Gut microbiome and cardiovascular disease

Microbiome and Mucosal Homeostasis

Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 3:55 PM - 6:10 PM
Room 255

Session Chair: Catherine Lozupone, Univ. of Colorado, Anschutz Med. Campus

Invited Speakers:

Betsy Foxman, Univ. of Michigan
Selected vaginal bacteria and risk of preterm birth

Andrew Gewirtz, Georgia State Univ.
Microbiome, dietary emulsifiers and intestinal inflammation

Susan Lynch, UCSF
Microbiome in inner-city asthma

Ethnicity, Race, Microbiome Metabolic Homeostasis

Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 9:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Room 255

 Session Chair: Sonia Flores, Univ. of Colorado, Anschutz Med. Campus

Invited Speakers:

Jose Clemente Litran, Mount Sinai Hosp.
The microbiota of indigenous people

 
Purnima Kumar, The Ohio State Univ.
Periodontal disease and the microbiome in minority populations

Stephen J.D. O'Keefe, Univ. of Pittsburgh
Diet, microbiota, and microbial metabolites in colon cancer risk in rural Africans and African Americans