Annual Meeting Program 2017

External Influences on Female Microbiomes

08:30 - 09:00Registration and coffee
09:00 - 09:10Conference introduction and welcome address
Keynote Lectures
09:10 - 09:50Prof. Dr. Egija Zaura (NL)Female oral microbiome
09:50 - 10:30Dr. Laura Weyrich (AU)An investigation into the potential mechanisms that drive gender based differences in skin microbiota
10:30 - 10:50Coffee break
10:50 - 11:30Dr. Eldin Jasarevic (US)Transgenerational impact of pregnancy stress - impact on microbiome and host programming response
11:30 - 12:10Dr. Leonides Fernández (ES)The breast microbiome, role in breastfeeding success and women's health
12:10 - 12:50Prof. Dr. James Goedert (US)The microbiome-estrogen axis in female health
12:50 - 14:00Lunch
Ignite talks
10 speakers, 3 minutes, 3 slides
14:00 - 14:30Read the selected abstracts here
Keynote Lectures
14:30 - 15:10Dr. Johanna Holm (US)The roles of the vaginal microbiota in health and disease
15:10 - 15:50Prof. Dr. Reet Mändar (EE)The male factor in women's health
15:50 - 16:10Coffee break
16:10 - 16:50Prof. Dr. Jeremy Burton (CA)The role and restoration of the microbiome in urology
Open Forum
16:50 - 17:45Scientific Debate
"Which is more important: keystone community structure versus keystone function in the vaginal microbiome?”
17:45 - 18:00Closing remarks
18:00 - 21:00Dinner on a canal boat touring Amsterdam