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Te Tari Moromoroiti me te Ārai Mate

Understanding the Human Microbiota

Posted by on 7 May 2019 | Comments

We welcome you to this event celebrating the career of Prof Gerald Tannock.

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 - Hata Temo
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
Christophe Lay - The relevance of the gut microbiota in the first 1,000 days
 10:10 - 10:30 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
Blair Lawley - PRedictors linking Obesity and the gut MIcrobiomE (The PROMISE study): Metagenome sequencing and links to dietary data
12:05 - 12:15 pm Closing Remarks