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Manipulation of the Gut Microbiota for Metabolic Health (X3)

joint with the meeting on Microbiome, Host Resistance and Diseases (X4)

Scientific Organizers: Nathalie Delzenne and Liping Zhao


March 4—8, 2018

Fairmont Banff Springs, Banff, Alberta, Canada


Supported by the Directors' Fund


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Registered attendees of one meeting in a joint pair may participate in sessions of the other, pending space availability.

DEADLINES:
Scholarship Deadline: Nov 1, 2017 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Nov 1, 2017 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Nov 30, 2017 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Jan 9, 2018 [details]

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Submit an Abstract Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2018-X3 "Manipulation of the Gut Microbiota for Metabolic Health" conference only.

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time

Deadline Date Cost
Discounted Abstract Deadline
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Before and On November 1, 2017 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After November 1, 2017 until November 30, 2017 100.00 USD*
* 50.00 USD of Abstract fee deducted from your registration fee when you register for this meeting
Scholarship
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November 1, 2017 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On January 9, 2018 920.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After January 9, 2018 1120.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On January 9, 2018 695.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After January 9, 2018 895.00 USD

* Changes in payment type that result in a refund are subject to a processing fee.
* Currency exchange gains/losses are the responsibility of the registrant and the Keystone Symposia will accept no liability for money loss through bank charges, transfers or currency fluctuations.

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Discounted Abstract Deadline: November 1, 2017


Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
Submission by this date receives 50.00 USD discount.
*50.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Abstract Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadlines. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract early allows us to:
  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • accept your abstract online
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
(The Abstract Deadline: is November 30, 2017)

Global Health Travel Award Deadline:


Global Health Travel Award Details: You MUST complete your Global Health Travel Award appplication by the Global Health Travel Award Deadline and complete the other required steps (verify your contact information and submit a recommendation letter) to be considered for a travel award.


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Scholarship Deadline: November 1, 2017


Scholarship Details: You MUST submit your abstract by the Scholarship Deadline and complete the other required steps (submit a scholarship application and submit a mentor letter) to be considered for a scholarship.

Click here to learn more about Scholarships.

Abstract Deadline: November 30, 2017


Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
*50.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadline. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract by the Abstract Deadline allows us to:
  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
Abstracts submitted after the Abstract Deadline will NOT be considered for a short talk.

(Discounted Abstract Deadline: is November 1, 2017)

Discounted Registration Deadline: January 9, 2018


Registration Fee: 920.00 USD* (includes 200.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 695.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 1120.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 895.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

Registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to discounted registration deadline.

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No registration fees are used to fund entertainment or alcohol at this conference

Conference Program    Print  |   View meeting in 12 hr (am/pm) time


The meeting will begin on Sunday, March 4 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer from 18:00 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Thursday, March 8 with a closing plenary session from 17:00 to 19:00, followed by a social hour and entertainment. We recommend return travel on Friday, March 9 in order to fully experience the meeting.

SUNDAY, MARCH 4

16:00—20:00
Arrival and Registration

18:00—20:00
Welcome Mixer
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.


MONDAY, MARCH 5

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

08:00—09:00
Welcome and Keynote Address (Joint)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/04/2018

Jeffrey I. Gordon†, Washington University School of Medicine, USA
Talk Title to be Announced

09:00—11:15
Microbiota and Cardio­vascular-Metabolic Health (Joint)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/04/2018

Fredrik Bäckhed, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Energy Metabolism: A Systems Biology Perspective for Goldilocks, The Three Bears and their Microbiota

Coffee Break

Susan Joyce, University College Cork, Ireland
Bile Acids, Lactobacilli and Lipid Metabolism

Liping Zhao, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Dietary Interventions, Microbiota Metabolism and Metabolic Syndrome

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:15—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:15—13:00
Poster Setup

13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

17:00—19:00
The Gut Microbiome in the Control of Fat Metabolism (Joint)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/04/2018

Anna Mae Diehl, Duke University Medical Center, USA
The Gut Microbiome and NAFLD Pathogenesis

Mirko Trajkovski, University of Geneva - CMU, Switzerland
The Microbiota and the Browning of Adipose Tissue

Patrice D. Cani, Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium
Endocannabinoids, the Gut Microbiome and Adiposity

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

19:30—22:00
Poster Session 1


TUESDAY, MARCH 6

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

08:00—11:00
Microbiota and Metabolic Disorders in Undernutrition
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/04/2018

François Leulier, Institut de Génomique Fonctionnelle de Lyon, France
Host-Microbiota Mutualism upon Chronic Undernutrition: Lessons from Gnotobiotic Animal Models

Mark R. Charbonneau, Matatu, Inc., USA
Childhood Undernutrition: A Microbial View of Human Postnatal Development

Coffee Break

Laure Bindels, Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium
Microbiota and Undernutrition Related to Cancer Cachexia

Eran Elinav, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
Immune Disorders, Microbiome and Malnutrition in Early Life

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

08:00—11:00
The Microbiota of Early Life and Developmental Immunology
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/04/2018

Maria G. Dominguez-Bello, New York University, USA
Early Microbial Environments and Health

Andrew J.S. Macpherson, University of Bern, Switzerland
The Maternal Microbiota and Early Postal Natal Innate Immune Development

Coffee Break

Gregory M. Barton, University of California, Berkeley, USA
The Microbiota, Immune Development and T Cell Responses in Early Life

Michael D. Rosenblum, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Neonatal Regulatory T Cells and Immune Tolerance to Skin Commensals

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:00—13:00
Poster Setup

13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

14:30—16:30
Workshop: Discovery, Translation and Commercialization in Microbiome Research and Development: Opportunities and Challenges

David N. Cook, Seres Therapeutics, Inc., USA
Treating Human Disease with Multi-Species Bacterial Consortia

Henry J. Haiser, Novartis Institute for BioMedical Research, USA

Thomas Gajewski, University of Chicago, USA
Probiotics for Boosting Cancer Immunotherapy

Maria G. Dominguez-Bello, New York University, USA

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

17:00—19:00
Gut Barrier Alterations and Host Metabolic Disorders
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/04/2018

Lora V. Hooper, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA
Targeting the Gut Immune System

Philippe Langella, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, France
Microbial Bioactive Metabolites and Gut Function

Michiel Kleerebezem, Wageningen University, Netherlands
Small Intestine Integrity and Host Metabolism

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

17:00—19:00
Mechanistics Microbiome Function in Physiology and Aging
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/04/2018

Paul W. O'Toole, University College Cork, Ireland
Microbiome, Nutrition and the Elderly

Vishwa Deep Dixit, Yale University, USA
Dietary Restriction, Immunity and Aging

Sarkis K. Mazmanian, California Institute of Technology, USA
The Microbiome in Neurodegenerative Disease

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

19:30—22:00
Poster Session 2


WEDNESDAY, MARCH 7

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

08:00—11:00
Feeding the Gut Microbiota for Health
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/04/2018

Jens Walter, University of Alberta, Canada
Modulation of the Gut Microbiota: An Ecological Perspective

Speaker to be Announced

Coffee Break

André Marette, Laval University Hospital Research Center, Canada
Exploring the Interaction between Dietary Polyphenols and the Gut Microbiota to Alleviate Obesity-Linked Diseases

Maria Carmen Collado, Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology-Spanish National Research Council, Spain
Maternal Microbiome and its Role in Infant Health

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

08:00—11:00
The Microbiota and Resistance to Infectious Diseases
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/04/2018

Sara R. Cherry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, USA
The Microbiota and Viral Resistance in Drosophila

Howard C. Hang, Rockefeller University, USA
Elucidating Microbial Mechanisms for Host Protection from Bacterial Pathogens

Coffee Break

Justin L. Sonnenburg, Stanford University, USA
Microbiota and Resistance to Enteric Pathogens

Ken H. Cadwell, New York University School of Medicine, USA
Helminths, the Microbiome and Colonization Resistance

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:00—13:00
Poster Setup

13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

17:00—19:00
Disease Tolerance, Pathology, and the Microbiome
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/04/2018

Yasmine Belkaid, NIAID, National Institutes of Health, USA
Bacterial Infectious, Scarring and Adipose Pathology

Janelle S. Ayres, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies, USA
Muscle Wasting, the Microbiota and Defense Against Bacterial Infections

Denise M. Monack, Stanford University, USA
Microbiota Regulation of Salmonella Persistent and Disease Tolerance

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

17:00—19:00
Xenobiotics-Microbiota Interactions in Metabolic Diseases
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/04/2018

Frederik-Jan Van Schooten, Maastricht University, Netherlands
Gas Production by Microbiota: Biomarkers or Actors?

Speaker to be Announced

Speaker to be Announced

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

19:30—22:00
Poster Session 3


THURSDAY, MARCH 8

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

08:00—11:00
Dealing with Microbiome Complexity
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/04/2018

Ruth E. Ley, Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Germany
Sphingolipids from the Microbiome in Host Metabolism

Natalia Shulzhenko, Oregon State University, USA
Transkingdom Networks Uncovering Host-Microbiota Interactions

Coffee Break

Peter J. Turnbaugh, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Editing the Microbiome for Precision Medicine

Colin Hill, University College Cork, Ireland
Phage - Drivers of Microbiome Structure

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

08:00—11:00
Cancer, Metabolism, and the Microbiome
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/04/2018

Herbert Tilg, Medical University Innsbruck, Austria
Microbiome and Liver Diseases

Wendy S. Garrett, Harvard School of Public Health, USA
Microbial Metabolism and Colorectal Carcinogenesis

Coffee Break

Melek Canan Arkan, Goethe University Medical School, Germany
Metabolic Derangements, the Microbiome and Cancer

Ravid Straussman, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
The Human Tumor Microbiome and Its Effects On Chemoresistance

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

17:00—18:45
Faculty and Industry Working Together for Innovation

David N. Cook, Seres Therapeutics, Inc., USA
Bugs as Drugs

Henry J. Haiser, Novartis Institute for BioMedical Research, USA
Innovation in Cardiometabolic Health

Joël Doré, INRA / MetaGenoPolis, France
Preserving and Restoring Man-Microbes Symbiosis

Nathalie Delzenne, Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium
Food Industries - Academic Partnership

17:00—18:45
The Microbiota in Cancer Treatment Toxicities and Immune Response
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/04/2018

Matthew R. Redinbo, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
Improving Cancer Care via the Microbiota

Speaker to be Announced

Thomas Gajewski, University of Chicago, USA
Anticancer Immune Responses and the Microbiome

18:45—19:00
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/04/2018

18:45—19:00
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/04/2018

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

20:00—23:00
Entertainment
Entertainment is not subsidized by conference registration fees nor any U.S. federal government grants. Funding for this expense is provided by other revenue sources.


FRIDAY, MARCH 9

 
Departure


*Session Chair †Invited, not yet responded.



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