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March 28-29, 2014, Davenport University
Lettinga Campus, Grand Rapids
"The Human Microbiome"

If you have already registered or submitted an abstract and you do not see your name under Abstracts Received or Registrations Received, please contact [email protected] with this information.

Friday, March 28
6:00-8:00 pm Student/Faculty Mixer Hilton, Grand Rapids
7:00 pm Board Dinner  Spinnaker Room
Hilton, Grand Rapids
Saturday, March 29
7:45-8:45 am Breakfast and Registration Sneden Conference Rooms 1-3
8:50-9:00 am Introduction and Welcome Sneden Auditorium
9:00-10:00 am Plenary Session 1 Sneden Auditorium

Joseph Petrosino, PhD (more info) (website) (video)
"The Human Microbiome: An Underappreciated Organ Important for Human Health"
Alkek Center of Metagenomics and Microbiome Research
Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston

10:00 -11:00 am Poster/Vendor viewing
Coffee Break
11:00 -12:00 pm Student Speakers 1-4 (video) Sneden Auditorium
12:00 -1:15 pm Lunch and Business Meeting Sneden Conference Rooms 1-3
1:15 - 2:15 pm Plenary Session 2 Sneden Auditorium

Casey Theriot, PhD (more info) (website) (video)
“The Gut Microbiome and Metabolome in Susceptibility to Clostridium difficile Infection”
Department of Internal Medicine
Division of infectious Diseases
University of Michigan , Ann Arbor

2:15 - 2:30 pm Student Award Presentations and Board Announcements Sneden Auditorium
2:30 - 3:30 pm Plenary Session 3 Sneden Auditorium

Marius Vital, PhD (more info) (website) (video)
“How to Investigate Specific Functions in Complex Microbial Communities: Butyrate-Synthesis in the Gut Microbiota as an Example”
Center for Microbial Ecology
Michigan State University, East Lansing

3:30 Meeting Adjourns  
3:30 - 4:30 pm Board Meeting  

Planning Committee: Susan Gunn and Kristyne Baumgarten



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