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Manipulation of the Gut Microbiota for Metabolic Health (X3)

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

Scientific Organizers: Nathalie Delzenne and Liping Zhao


March 4—8, 2018

Fairmont Banff Springs, Banff, Alberta, Canada


Sponsored by Merck & Co., Inc. and Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited


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DEADLINES:
*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time
Scholarship Deadline: Nov 1, 2017 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Nov 1, 2017 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Dec 1, 2017 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Jan 9, 2018 [details]

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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 January 21, 2018 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

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Discounted Abstract Deadline: November 1, 2017

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

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 December 1, 2017)

Global Health Travel Award Deadline:

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


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Scholarship Deadline: November 1, 2017

*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: December 1, 2017

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


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

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


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

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

Van Horne Foyer

MONDAY, MARCH 5

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Mezzanine 2
08:00—09:00
Welcome and Keynote Address (Joint)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/04/2018

Van Horne A/B
Andreas J. Bäumler, University of California, Davis, USA
Healthy Guts Exclude Oxygen

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

Van Horne A/B
* Fredrik Bäckhed, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Mechanistic Studies of the Impact of the Gut Microbiome on Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes

Coffee Break

Susan A. Joyce, University College Cork, Ireland
Bacteria, Bile Acids and Metabolism: Exploring the Host Microbe Interface

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

Julia H. Kreznar†, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA
Short Talk: Identifying the Genetic Determinants of Gut Microbiome Composition on a Western Diet

11:15—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:15—13:00
Poster Setup

Mezzanine 2
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Mezzanine 2
16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

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

Van Horne A/B
* 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
Intestinal Endocannabinoids, Gut Microbes and Adiposity: Novel Mechanisms

Kelsey E. Huus, University of British Columbia, Canada
Short Talk: The Development of IgA-Lactobacillus Interactions is Disrupted during Malnutrition and Environmental Enteropathy

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

Mezzanine 2
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 1

Mezzanine 2

TUESDAY, MARCH 6

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Mezzanine 2
08:00—11:00
Microbiota and Metabolic Disorders
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/04/2018

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

Emily P. Balskus, Harvard University, USA
Chemical Transformation of Xenobiotics by the Human Gut Microbiota

Coffee Break

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

Eran Elinav, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
Host Microbiome Interactions in Health and Disease

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

Van Horne A/B
Maria G. Dominguez-Bello, Rutgers University, USA
Effect of C-Section on the Microbiota and Host Phenotype

* Andrew J.S. Macpherson, University of Bern, Switzerland
The Maternal Microbiota and Early Postnatal 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

Brittany Needham, California Institute of Technology, USA
Short Talk: Gut Bacterial Production of a Single Metabolite Causes Behavioral Abnormalities Related to Anxiety and Autism Spectrum Disorder

Michael G. Constantinides, NIAID, National Institutes of Health, USA
Short Talk: Mucosal-Associated Invariant T Cells Respond to Cutaneous Microbiota

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:00—13:00
Poster Setup

Mezzanine 2
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Mezzanine 2
14:30—16:30
Workshop and Panel: Discovery, Translation and Commercialization in Microbiome Research and Development: Opportunities and Challenges

Van Horne A/B
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
Prospect of Manipulating the Microbiota as a Cancer Immunotherapeutic

Maria G. Dominguez-Bello, Rutgers University, USA

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

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

Van Horne C
Lora V. Hooper, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA
How the Microbiota, the Immune System, and the Circadian Clock Interact to Regulate Metabolism

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

Michiel Kleerebezem, Wageningen University, Netherlands
Small Intestine Microbiota 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

Van Horne A/B
Meghan A. Koch, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Maternal antibodies regulate neonatal health

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

Sarkis K. Mazmanian, California Institute of Technology, USA
Gut Microbiomes from Human Autism Spectrum Disorder Alter Behaviors in Mice

Nicholas Bessman, Weill Cornell Medicine, USA
Short Talk: A Dendritic Cell-Derived Hormone Regulates Microbiome Colonization and Repair in the Intestine

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

Mezzanine 2
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 2

Mezzanine 2

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 7

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Mezzanine 2
08:00—11:00
Feeding the Gut Microbiota for Health
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/04/2018

Van Horne C
Jens Walter, University of Alberta, Canada
Modulation of the Human Gut Microbiota with Non-Digestible Carbohydrates – An Ecological Perspective

Nathalie Delzenne, Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium
Feeding the Gut Microbiota with Prebiotics: Which Consequence for Host Health?

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—11:15
The Microbiota and Resistance to Infectious Diseases
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/04/2018

Van Horne A/B
* Sara R. Cherry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, USA
The Microbiota and Viral Resistance in Drosophila

Howard C. Hang, Rockefeller University, USA
Chemical Dissection of Gut Bacteria Protection Mechanisms

Coffee Break

Kerwyn Casey Huang, Stanford University, USA
Resilience of the Gut Microbiota to Perturbations

Ken H. Cadwell, New York University School of Medicine, USA
Transkingdom Interactions and Colonization Resistance

Jeffrey R. Singer, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
Short Talk: Intestinal Oxygen Regulates Primary Succession and Opportunistic Overgrowth in a Murine Model of Late Onset Sepsis

Shai Bel, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA
Short Talk: Paneth Cells Secrete Lysozyme via Secretory Autophagy during Bacterial Infection of the Intestine

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:00—13:00
Poster Setup

Mezzanine 2
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Mezzanine 2
16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

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

Van Horne C
Frederik-Jan Van Schooten, Maastricht University, Netherlands
Gas Production by Microbiota: Biomarkers of Health and Disease?

Mark R. Charbonneau, Synlogic, USA
Engineered E. coli Nissle Strains and the Treatment of Inborn Errors of Metabolism

Speaker to be Announced

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

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

Van Horne A/B
Yasmine Belkaid, NIAID, National Institutes of Health, USA
Control of Tissue Immunity and Repair by the Microbiota

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

Zhenrun Jerry Zhang, Rockefeller University, USA
Short Talk: Control of Salmonella Virulence by Microbiota-derived Short-Chain Fatty Acids

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

Mezzanine 2
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 3

Mezzanine 2

THURSDAY, MARCH 8

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Mezzanine 2
08:00—11:00
Dealing with Microbiome Complexity
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/04/2018

Van Horne C
Ruth E. Ley, Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Germany
Sphingolipid Production by Gut Microbes Impacts 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—11:15
Cancer, Metabolism, and the Microbiome
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/04/2018

Van Horne A/B
Laure Bindels, Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium
The Gut Microbiota in Cancer Cachexia

* Ravid Straussman, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
The Tumor Microbiome and its Effect on Chemoresistance

Coffee Break

Cynthia L. Sears†, Johns Hopkins University, USA
Talk Title to be Announced

Speaker to be Announced

Dimitra Lamprinaki, Quadram Institute Bioscience, UK
Short Talk: Fusobacterium Nucleatum is Involved in Tumor Progression through Interaction with Lectins Expressed by Myeloid Cells

Clarissa Campbell†, Memorial Sloan Ketttering Cancer Center, USA
Short Talk: Extrathymically Generated Regulatory T Cells Shape the Metabolic Function of the Intestinal Microbiota

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Van Horne Foyer
17:00—18:45
Panel: Faculty and Industry Working Together for Innovation

Van Horne C
* Nathalie Delzenne, Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium

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

Henry J. Haiser, Novartis Institute for BioMedical Research, USA
Talk Title to be Announced

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

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

Van Horne A/B
* Matthew R. Redinbo, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
Targeted Inhibitors for the Gut Microbiome

Kristen M. Larsen, University of South Carolina, USA
Short Talk: The Role of the Microbiome in Colorectal Cancer Development and Response to 5-Fluoruracil (5-FU) in ApcMin/+ Mice

Thomas Gajewski, University of Chicago, USA
Anti-Tumor Immune Responses and the Commensal Microbiota

Patricia Diaz, University of Connecticut Health Center, USA
Short Talk: Disruption of Oral Homeostasis by Chemotherapeutic Cancer Treatment

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

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

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

Mezzanine 2
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.

Mezzanine 2

FRIDAY, MARCH 9

 
Departure


*Session Chair †Invited, not yet responded.



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Keystone Symposia thanks our Sponsors for generously supporting this meeting:

Merck & Co., Inc. Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited

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We gratefully acknowledge the generous grant for this conference provided by:


National Institutes of Health

Grant No. 1 R13 DK116615-01

Funding for this conference was made possible (in part) by 1 R13 DK116615-01 from the National Institutes of Health. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention by trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.


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