Understanding the Human Microbiota - a research symposium honouring Prof Gerald Tannock

We welcome you to this event celebrating the career of Prof Gerald Tannock, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Otago.

To register, click here.

 

Preliminary programme below:

Thursday 30 May 2019

12:00 - 1:00 pm

Registration desk open

1:00 - 1:15 pm

Mihi Whakatau

1:15 - 1:30 pm

Welcome HOD Microbiology

 

Chair: Clive Ronson

1:30 - 2:10 pm

International Invited Speaker
Paul O'Toole - Gut microbiome in Health and Disease

2:10 - 2:35 pm

Invited NZ Speaker

Rachael Taylor - Prevention of early childhood obesity: role for the microbiome?

2:35 - 3:00 pm

Invited NZ Speaker
Ian Sims - The Carbohydrate Chemist's Guide to Gut Microbiota

3:00 - 3:30 pm

Afternoon tea

 

Chair: Michelle McConnell

3:30 - 4:10 pm

Invited International Speaker

Jens Walter - Modulation of the Human Gut Microbiota: An Ecological Perspective

4:10 - 4:35 pm

Invited NZ Speaker
Nick Heng - Genes and Genomes: A Career with the 4-letter Alphabet

4:35 - 5:00 pm

Invited NZ Speaker

Jacqui Keenan - A bacterial driver model for colorectal cancer

5:00 - 6:30 pm

Free time / drinks

6.30pm - late

Symposium dinner at Savoy

   

Friday 31 May 2019

8:00am - 12:00 pm

Registration desk open

 

Chair: Xochitl Morgan

9:30 - 10:10 am

Invited International Speaker

TBD

am

Invited NZ Speaker

Anne-Louise Heath - Introducing solids - food for babies and their bugs

10:30 - 11:00 am

Morning tea

 

Chair: Judith Bateup

11:00 - 11:30 am

Invited NZ Speaker

James Dekker

11:30 - 12:00 pm

Invited NZ Speaker

Bernhard Breier

12:05 - 12:15 pm

 

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