Clinical Sciences Building, Nanyang Technological University Floorplan

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Registered attendees (and speakers, organizers, etc.) will have access to the following items from their Account page:

  • Abstracts from speakers and poster sessions, including the joint meeting abstracts, available 30 days prior to the meeting (You can edit your own abstract from My Account page as well)

    NOTE: Abstract authors/submitters may choose to not have their abstract available online and in the secure mobile app until a week before the meeting.

  • Full participant list, including joint meeting participants
  • Printable Invoices and Invitation Letters
  • Scholarship Information
  • Lodging Information

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NOTES:
This meeting occurs in 2020.
This meeting will be conducted in English.

All programs are subject to change. Check this site for updates.


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Host-Microbiome Interactions: Symbiosis, Competition and Holobiont Systems (S1)

Scientific Organizers: Staffan Kjelleberg, Margaret J. McFall-Ngai and Peter Steinberg


July 27—30, 2020

Clinical Sciences Building, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, Singapore


Singapore-Keystone Symposia conference organized in collaboration with Nanyang Technological University


BEWARE of booking lodging through companies unaffiliated with Keystone Symposia. Click here for more details.

Keystone Symposia is committed to maintaining a positive and respectful environment at its meetings. To this end, please review and comply with our policies.

** Registration opens in January 2020 **



Discounted Abstract Deadline: March 26, 2020

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

Abstract Submission Fee: 0.00 USD*
Submission by this date receives 0.00 USD discount.
*0.00 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 April 28, 2020)

Global Health Travel Award Deadline:

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


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.


Click here to learn more about Global Health Travel Awards.

Scholarship Deadline: March 26, 2020

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


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.

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Abstract Deadline: April 28, 2020

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


Abstract Fees to be announced soon for this meeting.

Discounted Registration Deadline: May 27, 2020

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


Registration Fee: 0.00 USD* (includes 0.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 0.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 0.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 0.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 0.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 0.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

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

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We highly recommend that you not make a reservation with these companies or any other housing service! These companies' representations to participants have been misleading. Please report any calls or correspondence you might have received to Keystone Symposia and book only through lodging links in your Keystone Symposia account, an established travel agency or directly with the hotel(s) listed on our website.
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 Monday, July 27 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer from 18:00 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Thursday, July 30 with a closing plenary session from 14:30 to 18:30, followed by a social hour and entertainment. We recommend return travel on Friday, July 31 in order to fully experience the meeting.

MONDAY, JULY 27

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.


TUESDAY, JULY 28

09:00—10:00
Welcome and Keynote Address
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 06/27/2020

Auditorium
Thomas C.G. Bosch, University of Kiel, Germany
Intricate Interactions within Metaorganisms in a Simple Model System, the Non-Senescent Cnidarian Hydra

10:00—12:30
Evolution of Holobionts
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 06/27/2020
The Ecosystem Within – Holobiont evolution and coordination

Auditorium
Speaker to be Announced

Coffee Break

Rosie Alegado†, University of Hawai`i at Manoa, USA
Talk Title to be Announced

Katherine R. Amato, Northwestern University, USA
Up from the Primates: Ecological Drivers of Microbiome Evolution in Humans

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

12:30—14:30
On Own for Lunch

12:30—13:00
Poster Setup

13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

14:30—16:30
Coordination of the Ecosystem Within
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 06/27/2020
The Ecosystem Within – Holobiont evolution and coordination

Auditorium
Philippe J. Sansonetti†, Institut Pasteur, France
Talk Title to be Announced

Edward G. Ruby, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, USA
Models and Mechanisms of Symbiont Impact and Coordination across the Host

Stéphane Hacquard†, Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research, Germany
Plant-Microbe Interactions

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Foyer
17:00—18:00
Panel Discussion 1: Evolution and Selection of Holobionts

Auditorium
* Thomas C.G. Bosch, University of Kiel, Germany

18:00—19:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

19:00—21:00
Poster Session 1


WEDNESDAY, JULY 29

08:30—09:00
Poster Setup

09:00—19:00
Poster Viewing

09:00—12:00
Holobionts and Resource Acquisition
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 06/27/2020
Interactions between holobionts and their environment

Auditorium
Jeffrey L. Bennetzen†, University of Georgia, USA
Talk Title to be Announced

Torsten Thomas, University of New South Wales, Australia
Food vs. Friend: Host Microbiome Interactions in Marine Sponges

Coffee Break

Jillian M. Petersen, University of Vienna, Austria
Microbiomes and Energy Flow in Hydrothermal Vent Communities

Denise Dearing, University of Utah, USA
Toxin Degradation by the Microbiome of Herbivorous Mammals

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

12:00—13:00
Lunch

12:30—14:00
Poster Session 2

14:30—16:30
Holobionts in an Ecosystem Context
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 06/27/2020
Interactions between holobionts and their environment

Auditorium
David Bourne†, James Cook University, Australia
Building Coral Resilience to Changing Environments by Genetic Manipulation of Coral Symbionts

David Wardle, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Consequences of Above and Below Ground Forest Holobiont Communities for Ecosystem Function

Liping Zhao, Rutgers University, USA
Talk Title to be Announced

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Foyer
17:00—18:00
Panel Discussion 2: Integrating the Ecosystem within with the Host’s Ecological Context

Auditorium
* Margaret J. McFall-Ngai, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, USA

18:00
On Own for Dinner


THURSDAY, JULY 30

09:00—12:30
Translational Challenges and Solutions I
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 06/27/2020

Auditorium
Eran Elinav, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
Intestinal Microbiota: Effects on Immune System, Health and Disease

Sven Pettersson, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Microbiome Mediated Regulation of Mammalian Host Physiology

Coffee Break

Speaker to be Announced

Peter Steinberg, University of New South Wales, Australia
Management of Underwater Forests form a Holobiont Perspective

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

12:00—14:30
On Own for Lunch

14:30—16:30
Translational Challenges and Solutions II
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 06/27/2020

Auditorium
Speaker to be Announced

Sanjay Swarup, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Ecological Approaches for Phytobiome Engineering in Urban Farming

Alexandra Wilson†, University of Miami, USA
Talk Title to be Announced

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Foyer
17:00—18:00
Panel Discussion 3: Translational Challenges and Solutions

Auditorium
* Staffan Kjelleberg, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

18:00—18:30
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 06/27/2020

Auditorium
18:30—19:30
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

19:30—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, JULY 31

 
Departure


*Session Chair †Invited, not yet responded.



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