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Microbiome in Health and Disease
joint with Inflammation-Driven Cancer: Mechanisms to Therapy
Organizer(s): Julie A. Segre, Ramnik Xavier and William Michael Dunne
Date: February 05 - 09, 2017
Location: Keystone Resort, Keystone, CO, USA
Sponsored by Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Merck & Co., Inc. and Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research. Part of the Keystone Symposia Global Health Series, supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Summary of Meeting:
This Keystone Symposia meeting brings together experts in clinical medicine, clinical microbiology, microbial genomics, and bacterial genetics to explore how both strain variation and underlying microbial community determine health and disease. Genomic advances provide higher-level resolution to both pathogen and host genetic determinants. This meeting aims to explore how monitoring and potentially altering the microbial community may modulate and predict disease risk.
Global Health Travel Award Deadline: September 6 2016
Scholarship Deadline: October 6 2016
Discounted Abstract Deadline: October 6 2016
Abstract Deadline: November 3 2016
Discounted Registration Deadline: December 7 2016
Keystone Symposia thanks our Sponsor(s) for generously supporting this meeting:
Bill & Melinda Gates FoundationIntercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc.Merck & Co., Inc.Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research
We gratefully acknowledge additional support for this conference from:
Anaerobe SystemsDiversigeneLifeResearch Diets, Inc.Seres Therapeutics
We gratefully acknowledge additional in-kind support for this conference from those foregoing speaker expense reimbursements:

bioMérieux, Inc.
We gratefully acknowledge the generous grant for this conference provided by:

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
Grant No. 1R13AI129385-01
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