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From Bugs to Brains: the gut microbiome in neurological health

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What: From Bugs to Brains: the gut microbiome in neurological health

Where: University of British Columbia, Building and Room TBD

When: Friday 5th February 2016. 8.30am-12pm

Why: The goal of this exciting half day event is to foster collaborative efforts in gut microbiome research and its relation to brain health at UBC.

Who: All are invited. This will be of particular interest to researchers, clinician-scientists, students, stakeholders, with an interest in the gut microbiome and brain health research

Hosts/contact: Dr Helen Tremlett.

Professor and Canada Research Chair in Neuroepidemiology and Multiple Sclerosis

Faculty of Medicine (Neurology)

Email contact: Tom Duggan tom.duggan@ubc.ca

web-site: https://epims.med.ubc.ca/


Confirmed speakers include:

Dr. B. Brett Finlay, OC, OBC, FRSC, FCAHS

UBC Peter Wall Distinguished Professor

CIFAR Senior Fellow

Michael Smith Laboratories

University of British Columbia


Marc Horwitz, BSc, PhD


Sauder Chair of Pediatric Virology
Co-leader, Infection, Inflammation & Immunity Research Group
Department of Microbiology and Immunology

University of British Columbia


Lisa Osborne, PhD

Assistant Professor

Associate Member, School of Computing Science and Faculty of Health Sciences

Department of Microbiology and Immunology

University of British Columbia


Fiona Brinkman, BSc, PhD

Professor, Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry

Simon Fraser University


Amee Manges, MPH, PhD

Associate Professor

School of Population and Public Health

University of British Columbia

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