Harvard Chan Microbiome in Public Health Center “Human Microbiome Bioactives”, May 8, 2020

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For information, please contact Nicole Levesque (levesque@hsph.harvard.edu, 617-432-4902)

Friday, May 8, 2020
Virtual Meeting via Zoom

8:30 – 8:45 Welcome & Introduction
8:45 – 9:00 Dyann Wirth, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Opening Remarks
9:00 – 10:00 Rick Blumberg, Harvard Medical School
“Defining mechanisms employed by the host in managing the microbial interface”
10:00 – 10:30 Emily Balskus, Harvard University
“Deciphering the human microbiome with chemistry”
10:30 – 10:45 Lior Lobel, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
“Diet post-translationally modifies the gut microbial proteome to modulate renal function”
10:45 – 11:00 Jennifer Lee, Harvard Medical School
“The Anti-Diabetic Effects of Palmitic Acid Hydroxy Stearic Acid (PAHSA) Lipids are Transmissible by Fecal Microbiota Transplantation (FMT) in Mice”
11:00 – 11:15 Break
11:15 – 11:45 Sloan Devlin, Harvard Medical School
“Gut Bacterial Modification of Bile Acids Alters Host Physiology”
11:45 – 12:15 Georg Gerber, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
“The dynamic microbiome and its changing metabolic capability”
12:15 – 1:30 Lunch Break
1:30 – 2:00 Kyu Ha Lee, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
“New Statistical Methods for Joint Endpoint Analysis of Microbiome Data”
2:00 – 2:15 Yue (Sandra) Yin, Rutgers University
“Antibiotic-induced perturbations of the gut microbiota alter ileal microRNA expression profiles in non-obese diabetic mice,”
2:15 – 2:30 Jessica Lang, Cherry Li, Jeremy Wilkinson, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
“The BIOM-Mass platform for population-scale microbiome research at the HCMPH”
2:30 – 2:45 Break
2:45 – 3:15 Rachel Carmody, Harvard University
“Energetic buffering by the gut microbiome”
3:15 – 4:15 Gary Wu, University of Pennsylvania
“The microbiome and the chemical environment of the human gut”
4:15 – 4:30 Closing Remarks