Crick Symposium: Germfree / Microbiota Topics

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This symposium focuses on the role of microbiota in different organisms and tissue sites covering a range of disciplines, which are affected by the overarching role the microbiome plays in health and disease.

Programme

13:00-13:10
Opening remarks

13:10-14:00
Keynote lecture: Martin Blaser (NYU School of Medicine)
Missing Microbes: consequences of early life microbiome perturbations

14:00- 14:40
Kathy McCoy (University of Bern)
Logistics of running a germfree animal facility

14:40-15:20
Andrew MacPherson (University of Bern)
The maternal microbiota and early postnatal innate immune development

15:20-15:50
Break

15:50-16:30
Trevor Lawley (Wellcome Sanger Center)
Host microbe interactions at mucosal surfaces

16:30-17:10
Francois Leulier (Institut de Génomique Fonctionelle de Lyon)
Microbiota and linear growth promotion: lessons from gnotobiotic models

17:10-17:50
Gerard Eberl (Institut Pasteur Paris)
The impact of microbiota on inflammation

17:50-18:30
Nadine Cerf-Bensussan (Université Paris-Descartes) 
Host interactions with segmented filamentous bacteria (SFB)

18:30
Drinks reception

 

Organised by: Brigitta Stockinger (Head of AhRimmunity) and Kathleen Mathers (Director of Biological Research Facility (BRF)) at The Francis Crick Institute

Supported by: Nature Research Group, Miltenyi, Yakult, British Society for Immunology and Biolegend

Do you have questions about Crick Symposium Germfree / Microbiota Topics? Contact the organiser

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