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Dean's Workshops

Microbiome Research at Yale

Tuesday, February 1, 2022 (1 PM - 4 PM)

This workshop will introduce microbiome research across our university. The keynote address will be presented by Wendy Garrett, MD '02, PhD '01, the Irene Heinz Given Professor of Immunology and Infectious Diseases in the Departments of Immunology and Infectious Diseases and of Molecular Metabolism at the Harvard Chan School of Public Health. Dr. Garrett investigates how the gut microbiota influence both innate and adaptive populations and the contribution of these cells to immune homeostasis and disease.

The workshop will be led by Andrew Goodman, C.N.H. Long Professor of Microbial Pathogenesis and director of the Microbial Sciences Institute, who will highlight resources at Yale and studies in progress across the university.

Link available DAY OF WORKSHOP at 12:30 PM.

Please click the link to join the webinar: https://zoom.us/j/844023777

Introduction And Welcome, 1-1:05 PM

Nancy J. Brown, MD
Jean and David W. Wallace Dean of Medicine and C.N.H. Long Professor of Internal Medicine

Jorge Galán, PhD, DVM
Chair and Lucille P. Markey Professor of Microbial Pathogenesis and Professor of Cell Biology

Introduction To Microbial Sciences Institute, 1:05-1:25 PM

Andrew Goodman, PhD
C.N.H. Long Professor of Microbial Pathogenesis and Director of Microbial Sciences Institute

Metabolism At The Host-Microbe Interface, 1:25-1:45 PM

Jason Crawford, PhD
Associate Professor of Chemistry and of Microbial Pathogenesis and Director of Yale Institute of Biomolecular Design & Discovery

Sex-Specificity Of Microbial Metabolites In Colorectal Cancer, 1:45-2:05 PM

Caroline Johnson, PhD
Assistant Professor of Epidemiology (Environmental Health Sciences), Yale School of Public Health

10 MINUTE BREAK, 2:05 PM


Mapping Uncharted Landscapes Of Host-Microbiota Communication, 2:15-2:35 PM

Noah Palm, PhD
Associate Professor of Immunobiology, Member of Human and Translational Immunology Program

Mining Microbial Interactions For Drug Discovery: Pseudomonas V. Acanthamoeba, 2:35-2:55 PM

Barbara Kazmierczak, MD, PhD
Gustavus and Louise Pfeiffer Research Foundation MD-PhD Program Director and Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases) and of Microbial Pathogenesis

In Utero Intestinal Metabolome, What's There And Where Does It Come From? 2:55-3:15 PM

Liza Konnikova, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences

The Gut Microbiota In Colon Cancer And Kidney Disease, 3:15-3:55 PM

Wendy Garrett, MD, PhD
Irene Heinz Given Professor of Immunology and Infectious Diseases (Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Molecular Metabolism), Harvard Chan School of Public Health

Closing Remarks, 3:55-4 PM

Nancy J. Brown, MD