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Sunday, February 13 | 4:00PM - 8:00PM
Registration
Arrival and Registration
Room: Van Horne Foyer


Sunday, February 13 | 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Welcome Mixer

Room: Van Horne Foyer
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Monday, February 14 | 7:00AM - 8:00AM
Breakfast

Room: Van Horne C/President's Hall


Monday, February 14 | 8:00AM - 9:00AM
Keynote Address
Welcome and Keynote Address
Room: Van Horne B


Eric G. Pamer, University of Chicago, USA
Impact of Antibiotic on Resistance Development, the Microbiome and Human Health

Monday, February 14 | 9:00AM - 11:15AM
Plenary AM
Expanding the Source of Chemical Space for Antimicrobial
Room: Van Horne B


Man-Wah Tan, Genentech, Inc., USA
DNA Encoded Macrocycles and Metagenomic Mining for Antibiotic Discovery

Coffee Break

David Bikard, Pasteur Institute and Eligo Bioscience, France
Engineering CRISPR-CAS Systems to Kill Bacteria

Davide Corti, Vir Biotechnology, Switzerland
Advances and Challenges in the Development of Anti-Infective Monoclonal Antibodies

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

Monday, February 14 | 9:00AM - 11:15AM
Plenary AM
Host Factors and the Microbiome
This session is from Human Microbiome and Virome
Room: Van Horne A


Alexandra Zhernakova, University Medical Center Groningen, Netherlands
Host Genetics in Relation to the Microbiome

Coffee Break

C. Jessica Metcalf, Princeton University, USA
Demographics and the Human Microbiome

Nandita Garud, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Comparative Population Genetics in the Human Gut Microbiome

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts


Monday, February 14 | 11:15AM - 5:00PM
On Own for Lunch



Monday, February 14 | 11:15AM - 1:00PM
Poster Setup

Room: Van Horne C/President's Hall


Monday, February 14 | 1:00PM - 10:00PM
Poster Viewing

Room: Van Horne C/President's Hall


Monday, February 14 | 2:30PM - 4:30PM
Workshop
Workshop 1: Pathways to a Sustainable Antimicrobial Ecosystem
Room: Van Horne B


Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

Monday, February 14 | 4:30PM - 5:00PM
Coffee Available

Room: Van Horne Foyer


Monday, February 14 | 5:00PM - 7:00PM
Plenary PM
Novel Approaches to Discover Therapeutics and Overcome AMR
Room: Van Horne B


Deborah T. Hung, Broad Institute of MIT & Harvard, USA
Systems Approach to Antimicrobial Discovery

Regina Barzilay, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
with

Jonathan M. Stokes, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
AI-Driven Antibiotic Design: New Weapons Against Old Foes

Houra Merrikh, Vanderbilt University, USA
Blocking the Evolution of Resistance

David S. Weiss, Emory University, USA
Novel Ways to Treat MDR Microbes

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

Monday, February 14 | 5:00PM - 7:00PM
Plenary PM
Co-Evolution and Co-Diversification of Microbiota and their Hosts
This session is from Human Microbiome and Virome

Room: Van Horne A


Andrew Moeller, Cornell University, USA
Coevolution of Hominids and their Microbiomes

Katherine R. Amato, Northwestern University, USA
Diet and the Evolution of the Human Microbiome

Ran Blekhman, University of Minnesota, USA
Human Genomics and the Human Microbiome

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts


Monday, February 14 | 7:00PM - 8:00PM
Social Hour with Lite Bites

Room: Van Horne C/President's Hall
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Monday, February 14 | 7:30PM - 10:00PM
Posters
Poster Session 1
Room: Van Horne C/President's Hall


Tuesday, February 15 | 7:00AM - 8:00AM
Breakfast

Room: Van Horne C/President's Hall


Tuesday, February 15 | 8:00AM - 11:00AM
Plenary AM
Alternatives Approaches to tackle AMR
Room: Van Horne B


Annette Vogel, BioNTech, Germany
TB Vaccine based on mRNA Technology

Speaker to be Announced

Coffee Break

Kimberly Kline, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Biofilm and AMR

Heather Pinkett, Northwestern University, USA
Transporters in AMR

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

Tuesday, February 15 | 8:00AM - 11:00AM
Plenary AM
Controlling the Microbiome for Health
This session is from Human Microbiome and Virome
Room: Van Horne A


Fredrik Bäckhed, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
The Microbiome in Metabolic Disease

Lisa Maier, University of Tübingen, Germany
Microbe-Drug Interactions

Coffee Break

Sandrine Claus, Ysopia Bioscience, France
A New Strain of Christensenella minuta as a Potential Biotherapy for Obesity and Associated Metabolic Diseases

Jens Walter, APC Microbiome Ireland. University College Cork, Ireland
Applying Ecological Theory in Controlling Microbiomes

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts


Tuesday, February 15 | 11:00AM - 5:00PM
On Own for Lunch



Tuesday, February 15 | 11:00AM - 1:00PM
Poster Setup

Room: Van Horne C/President's Hall


Tuesday, February 15 | 1:00PM - 10:00PM
Poster Viewing

Room: Van Horne C/President's Hall


Tuesday, February 15 | 4:30PM - 5:00PM
Coffee Available

Room: Van Horne Foyer


Tuesday, February 15 | 5:00PM - 7:00PM
Plenary PM (JT)
Host-Virus-Microbiome Interactions (Joint)
Room: Van Horne A/B


Andrew T. Gewirtz, Georgia State University / Frontiers, USA
Host-Virus-Microbiome Interactions

Alejandro Reyes, Los Andes University, Colombia
Bioinformatics Approaches to Phage-Host Interactions

Matthew Henn, Seres Therapeutics, USA
Microbiome Therapeutics to Combat Antimicrobial Resistance and Modulate Host Immunity

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

Tuesday, February 15 | 7:00PM - 8:00PM
Social Hour with Lite Bites

Room: Van Horne C/President's Hall
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Tuesday, February 15 | 7:30PM - 10:00PM
Posters
Poster Session 2
Room: Van Horne C/President's Hall


Wednesday, February 16 | 7:00AM - 8:00AM
Breakfast

Room: Van Horne C/President's Hall


Wednesday, February 16 | 8:00AM - 11:00AM
Plenary AM
Innovations in Rapid Diagnostic to Combat AMR
Room: Van Horne B


Pierre Mahé, Biomerieux, France
Diagnosing AMR through Sequencing

Julie A. Segre, National Institutes of Health, USA
Tracking an Emerging Pathogen Candida auris in Nursing Homes with Genomic-Epidemiology

Coffee Break

Kelly Flentie, Selux Diagnostics, Inc, USA
Rapid Phenotypic Antibiotic Susceptibility Testing

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

Wednesday, February 16 | 8:00AM - 11:00AM
Plenary AM
Microbe-Microbe Interactions in Shaping the Microbiome
This session is from Human Microbiome and Virome
Room: Van Horne A


Britt Koskella, University of California, Berkeley, USA
How Microbial Interactions Maintain Diversity

Carolina Tropini, University of British Columbia, Canada
How the host physical environment shapes the gut microbiota in health and disease

Coffee Break

Jeff Gore, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Modeling Interactions

Kevin Foster, University of Oxford, UK
Cooperation and Competition in Microbes and the Microbiome

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts


Wednesday, February 16 | 11:00AM - 5:00PM
On Own for Lunch



Wednesday, February 16 | 2:30PM - 4:30PM
Workshop
Workshop 2: Lessons Learnt from Covid19
Room: Van Horne B


Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

Wednesday, February 16 | 4:30PM - 5:00PM
Coffee Available

Room: Van Horne Foyer


Wednesday, February 16 | 5:00PM - 6:45PM
Plenary PM
Challenges and Novel Pathways to Develop Alternative Therapies

Room: Van Horne B


Sumathi Nambiar, Johnson and Johnson, USA
Regulatory Paths and Novel Clinical Endpoints

† Jennifer Schneider, Global Antibiotic R&D Partnership, USA
Talk Title to be Announced

Timothy Jinks, Wellcome Trust, UK
Novel Antimicrobials to Patient: Creating Sustainable R&D and Marketplace for Antimicrobials

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

Wednesday, February 16 | 5:00PM - 6:45PM
Plenary PM
Molecular Cross Talk
This session is from Human Microbiome and Virome
Room: Van Horne A


Elizabeth L. Johnson, Cornell University, USA
Sphingolipids in the Infant Gut Microbiome

Ruth E. Ley, Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Germany
The Interactions between Bacterial Flagellins and Toll-Like Receptor 5

Eric C. Martens, University of Michigan Medical School, USA
The Bacteroides Capsule in Microbiome Interactions

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts


Wednesday, February 16 | 6:45PM - 7:00PM
Plenary
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Room: Van Horne B


Wednesday, February 16 | 6:45PM - 7:00PM
Plenary
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
This session is from Human Microbiome and Virome
Room: Van Horne A


Wednesday, February 16 | 7:00PM - 8:00PM
Social Hour with Lite Bites

Room: Van Horne C/President's Hall
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Wednesday, February 16 | 8:00PM - 9:00PM
Cash Bar

Room: Van Horne C/President's Hall


Thursday, February 17 | 10:29AM - 10:29AM
Departure



*Session Chair
†Invited, not yet responded.

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