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,
Diet, Obesity, Nutrition and Gut Microbiome
Sunday, March 29, 2015, 3:55 PM - 6:10 PM
Session Chair: Martin J. Blaser, NYU Langone Med. Ctr.
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
Martin J. Blaser, NYU Langone Med. Ctr.
Microbiome and metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes
Julie Lovegrove, Univ. of Reading
Diet, the gut microbiome and cardio-metabolic risk
Aldons J. Lusis, UCLA, Sch. Of Med.
Microbiome/metabolic syndrome/diabetes and CVD
Microbiome and Mucosal Homeostasis
Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 3:55 PM - 6:10 PM
Session Chair: Catherine Lozupone, Univ. of Colorado, Anschutz Med. Campus
Betsy Foxman, Univ. of Michigan
Vaginal microbiota, racial/ethnic groups, and risk of preterm birth
Gewirtz, Georgia State Univ.
Gut microbiota, low-grade inflammation, and metabolic syndrome
Susan Lynch, UCSF
Microbiome in inner-city asthma
Ethnicity, Race, Microbiome Metabolic Homeostasis
Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 9:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Session Chair: Sonia Flores, Univ. of Colorado, Anschutz Med. Campus
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 Rural Africans and African Americans