MEDx and IBIEM - Frontiers in Microbiome Dynamics and Engineering

Friday, March 10, 2017 - 8:30am to 4:30pm

Searle Center Lecture Hall

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Jeff Dangl, PhD and Jennifer Kuzma, PhD


Join us for a full‐day event exploring innovative research in microbiome research for public health, energy, agricultural and ecological applications as well as a discussion surrounding the social and policy systems surrounding microbiome research. This symposium will feature:

  • Two keynote talks
  • Poster presentation opportunities for students and post‐docs
  • Cross‐university network opportunities

Keynote Speakers

Jeff Dangl, PhD

HHMI Investigator and John N. Couch Professor

Biology Department, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Plant Microbiota and the Plant Immune System

Jennifer Kuzma, PhD

Goodnight‐NC GSK Foundation Distinguished Professor

School of Public and International Affairs, North Carolina State University

The Social and Policy Systems Surrounding Emerging Biotechnologies, Microbes and the Environment

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