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Peer Bork, Ph.D. - Margaret O. Dayhoff Lecturer
Head of Unit, Senior Scientist and Strategic Head of Bioinformatics
"The Human Gut Microbiome: From Basic Science Towards Medical Applications "
Patrick Sam Guy Chain, Ph.D.
Bioinformatics/Metagenomics Team Leader
Los Alamos National Laboratory
"Robust and Reproducible Metagenomics NGS Data Analysis in the Era of the Microbiome"
Lawrence David, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor Center for Genomic and Computational Biology
"Models for Analyzing Longitudinal Microbiota Data"
Bas Dutilh, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Bioinformatics
"From Illuminating “Dark Matter” to Modelling the Microbiome"
A. Murat Eren, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, and the Committee on Microbiology
University of Chicago
"Studying Genomic Heterogeneity using Single-amino Acid Variants"
Jed Fuhrman, Ph.D.
McCulloch-Crosby Chair in Marine Biology and Professor of Biological Sciences
University of Southern California
"Assessing Potential Interactions among Marine Bacteria, Archaea, Protists, and Viruses via ‘Omics and High Resolution Time Series"
Uri Gophna, Ph.D.
Professor of Biotechnology
Tel Aviv University
"From Microbiomes to Resistomes: Gut Microbial Community Dynamics in Chronically Antibiotic-treated Patients "
Kostas Konstantinidis, Ph.D.
Carlton S. Wilder Associate Professor, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
"The Microbial Genome Atlas (MiGA) Project"
Eugene Koonin, Ph.D.
National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)/National Institutes of Health (NIH)
"The New Age of Virus Metagenomics"
Nikos Kyrpides, Ph.D.
Genome Biology Head
DOE Joint Genome Institute
"Microbiome Research: from Products to Data"
Yang-Yu Liu, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School
"Controlling Human Microbiota"
Camilla Nesbo, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Biological Sciences
University of Alberta Edmonton, Alberta
"There is a World Going on Underground: Gene Flow and Recombination among Subsurface Thermotogae Populations"
Forest Rohwer, Ph.D.
Professor of Biology
San Diego State
"Near-Real Time Personalized Medicine and Cystic Fibrosis"
Eran Segal, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Computer Science And Applied Math
Weizmann Institute of Science
"Personalizing Treatments using Microbiome and Clinical Data"
Julie Segre, Ph.D.
Chief & Senior Investigator, Translational and Functional Genomics Branch
National Human Genome Research Institute(NHGRI/National Institutes of Health (NIH)
"Human Skin Microbiome: Topographic Functional Mapping of Healthy Volunteers and Patient Populations"
Matthew Sullivan, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology
Ohio State University
" Understanding Viruses in Nature May Save the Earth and Cure Your Next Ailment"
Olga Zhaxybayeva, Ph.D.
The Simons Foundation Investigator and Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences
"A Null Model for Microbial Diversification"