The Francis Crick Institute Microbiota Symposium

Date: 22 May 2017

Location: The Francis Crick Institute

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.


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 Institute)
  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

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