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Register Now for the 2023 Joint UPenn & CHOP Microbiome Symposium

Published on October 12, 2023 in Announcements · Last updated 9 months ago


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Registration is now open for the 2023 Joint UPenn & CHOP Microbiome Symposium. Sponsored by the Penn CHOP Microbiome Program and the Center for Molecular Studies in Digestive and Liver Diseases, the 2-day event will occur on Dec. 4, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Dec. 5, from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Event highlights

Day 1 – Educational workshops, hosted by Dr. Daniel Beiting and Dr. Kyle Bittinger on Shotgun Metagenomics.
Day 2 – Speakers and poster session, featuring cash prizes for the top three abstract submissions and a reception with hors d'oeuvres and cocktails.

Keynote Speakers

David A. Mills, PhD
University of California at Davis

Federico E. Rey, PhD
University of Wisconsin – Madison

Heidi H. Kong, MD, MHSc
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases

Julie Segre, PhD
National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and University of Pennsylvania Speakers

Christoph Thaiss, PhD
Joseph P. Zackular, PhD
Marco Ruella, MD
Aayushi Uberoi, PhD
David J. Margolis, MD, PhD
Ken Cadwell, PhD
Ronald G. Collman, MD

Symposium Topics

New technologies and therapeutics
Extraintestinal influence of the microbiota
Microbiome and atopic disease
Nonbacterial Microbiome


Register Today!