April 18-20, 2018  |  Boston, MA USA

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2017 Speakers


Mollie Roth, JD
Managing Partner
PGx Consulting 

Bryan C. Barnhart, Ph.D.
Senior Scientist 2
Bristol-Myers Squibb

Pierre Belichard, Ph.D.
Chief Executive Officer

JP Benya
Vice President Commercial
Assembly Biosciences

Carrie Brodmerkel, Ph.D.
Senior Director, Systems Pharmacology & Biomarkers
Janssen R&D

Martha Carlin
Chief Executive Revolutionary
The BioCollective


Ying Chen, Ph.D.
Clinical Project Manager, Equity and Claims
Reckitt Benckiser

Cheryl-Emiliane Chow, Ph.D.
Bioinformatics Scientist
Second Genome Solutions

Rodolphe Clerval
Chief Business Officer

Rita Colwell, Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor, Univ. of Maryland at College Park, Johns Hopkins Univ. Bloomberg School of Public Health
President, CosmosID, Inc.
Senior Advisor, Canon U.S. Life Sciences, Inc.

Colleen Cutcliffe, Ph.D.
Co-Founder and CEO
Whole Biome

Manoj Dadlani
Chief Executive Officer

David J. Dowling, Ph.D.
Project Manager, Adjuvant Discovery Program Infectious Diseases, Boston Children's Hospital
Research Fellow in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

David Ewing Duncan 
Co-Founder and CEO, ARC Programs
Founder and Host, BioAgenda
Founding Director, Center of Life Science Policy, UC Berkeley
Correspondent, The Atlantic

Xavier Duportet
Chief Executive Officer
Eligo Biosciences

Farmanfarmaian Robin
Robin Farmanfarmaian
Investor & Vice President, BD, Invicta Medical
Vice President, BD, Actavalon

Jack Gilbert, Ph.D.
Faculty Director, The Microbiome Center
Professor, Department of Surgery, The University of Chicago
Senior Scientist (Adjunct), The Marine Biological Laboratory
Group Leader in Microbial Ecology, Argonne National Laboratory


Henry Haiser, Ph.D.
Investigator III
Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research (NIBR)

Nur A. Hasan, Ph.D., MBA
Adjunct Associate Professor, Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
University of Maryland Institute of Advanced Computer Studies
Vice President
CosmosID Inc.

Wa’el Hashad
Executive VP and Chief Commercial Officer
Seres Therapeutics


Matt Henn, Ph.D.
Senior VP, Head of Drug Discovery and Bioinformatics
Seres Therapeutics

Mohan Iyer
Chief Business Officer
Second Genome

Jacobs Jonathan

Jonathan Jacobs, Ph.D.
Senior Advisor
MRI Global


Scott Jackson, Ph.D.
Group Leader, Complex Microbial Systems
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

Lee Jones
Founder, President and CEO

 Sanjay Joshi

Sanjay Joshi, Ph.D.
CTO, Healthcare & Life Sciences, Storage Divsion
Dell EMC

Nikole Kimes, Ph.D.
Co-Founder and Vice President
Siolta Therapeutics


Randi Lundberg, DVM
Application Scientist
Taconic Biosciences


Micah Mackison
Vice President, Corporate Development & Strategy
Assembly Biosciences, Inc.

Arpita Maiti, Ph.D.
Director, External R&D Innovation, Inflammation & Immunology


Alexander Maue, Ph.D.
Associate Director Microbiome Products and Services
Taconic Biosciences

Emeran Mayer, MD, Ph.D.
Director, UCLA Gail and Gerald Oppenheimer Family Center for Neurobiology of Stress 
Co-Director, CURE: Digestive Diseases Research Center Professor of Medicine, Psychiatry, Biobehavioral Sciences, Digestive Diseases/Gastroenterology and Physiology, UCLA, David Geffen School of Medicine
Author, The Gut Brain Connection

Taylor Milsal
Managing Director 
Cotor, Inc.


Matthew Niederhuber
Graduate Student, Biological and Biomedical Sciences Program
University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

Bernat Olle, Ph.D.
Chief Executive Officer
Vedanta Biosciences

Jack Oswald
Co-Founder, Chief Technology Officer and CEO


William Parker, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Surgery
Duke University School of Medicine


Joe Rubino
Director, Research & Development
Reckitt Benckiser


Elizabeth Scott, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biology, Co-Director of the Center for Hygiene and Health,
Simmons College

Lihi Segal
Co-Founder & CEO

Greg Sieczkiewicz, JD, Ph.D.
Managing Director, Chief IP Counsel
MPM Capital


Marina Walther-Antonio, Ph.D.
Associate Consultant, Division of Surgery Research and Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Assistant Professor of Surgery, College of Medicine, Department of Surgery
Mayo Clinic

James White, Ph.D.
Resphera Biosciences

Larry Weiss, MD
Chief Medical Officer

Gary Wu, MD
Ferdinand G. Weisbrod Professor in Gastroenterology, Perlman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Co-PI, AGA Fecal Microbiota National Registry

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