March 25-26, 2024 | Boston, MA USA
March 25-26, 2024 | Boston, MA USA
March 25-26, 2024 | Boston, MA USA


Arrowhead Conferences & Event Planning is pleased to announce the return of the Annual Translational Microbiome Conference on March 25-26, 2024 in Boston. The Translational Microbiome Conference was the first microbiome conference in the field to focus on the hurdles and challenges to commercial and clinical success in the space and continues to expand on that mission yearly, bringing well considered and curated content to a diverse audience at an affordable price.

Conference Focus

Entering its 9th year in 2024, the meeting will continue to focus and build on the challenges and hurdles that companies working in the microbiome space will have to recognize and navigate in order to successfully commercialize their products. Additionally, this meeting also showcases ground-breaking research being performed by leadings scientist from around the globe. Conference highlights include:

Cutting-Edge Research: Immerse yourself in the latest breakthroughs, advancements, and scientific insights in microbiome research.

Interdisciplinary Perspectives: Engage in stimulating discussions that bridge the gap between different disciplines, including microbiology, genomics, immunology and bioinformatics.

Networking Opportunities: Connect with a diverse community of researchers, scientists, and industry professionals passionate about the microbiome.

Poster Sessions and Oral Presentations: Showcase your own research findings or gain inspiration from the work of others through interactive poster sessions and oral presentations.

Technology and Methodology Showcase: Explore cutting-edge technologies, innovative methodologies, and analytical tools that are revolutionizing microbiome research.

Translational Applications: Discover how microbiome research is shaping our understanding of human health, disease, and therapeutics. Gain insights into the development of microbiome-based interventions.

Why You Should Attend

Partnering Software & Meetings

Partnering Software & Meetings

Easily schedule meetings with our partnering system in order to maximize your time at the event. Schedule one-to-one meetings in advance and stay connected after the event.
Industry-Leading Speaking Faculty

Industry-Leading Speaking Faculty

Our tightly curated content provides tangible and useful insights to how your peers are addressing their scientific, clinical and commercial approach to the space.
Network With Industry Colleagues

Network With Industry Colleagues

One-to-One meeting space, breakfasts, extended breaks, luncheons and receptions provide attendees with multiple opportunities to connect with colleagues in the space.
20+ Exhibitors/Service Providers

20+ Exhibitors/Service Providers

Meet with and/or re-connect with exhibitors and service providers and learn about the latest tools and resources driving the field of microbiome science.

2024 Exhibitors and Sponsors

Conference Topics & Themes

  • Mapping the microbiome at the molecular level
  • Cancer and the microbiome
  • Microbial dysbiosis and various disease states
  • Type 1 diabetes, obesity and the gut microbiome
  • The oral microbiome and its correlation with chronic systemic conditions
  • Diet and the microbiome-gut-brain axis
  • Synthetic biology-based microbiome therapeutics
  • The infant gut microbiome
  • Biomarker discovery for microbiome-related diseases
  • Clinical metagenomics for precision infectious disease diagnostics
  • Bioinformatic tools and AI to support the use of microbial genomic data
  • Precision microbiome analysis
  • Women's health and the microbiome
  • Regulatory guidelines for microbiome based therapeutics
  • Standards for microbiome measurements

2024 Featured Speakers

Past Exhibitors and Sponsors

Arrowhead Publishers Announces the Preliminary Speaker Faculty for 6th Annual Translational Microbiome Conference

November 7, 2019 – Minneapolis, MN – Arrowhead Publishers has announced the preliminary speaking faculty for the 6th Annual Translational Microbiome Conference. This conference, taking place April 21-23, 2020 in Boston, MA, will once again bring together the top researchers, leaders, companies and institutions in the field of microbiome science to share novel research, discuss issues relating to the commercialization of microbiome-based products and share new findings relating to the microbiome that are relevant for healthcare providers

This year’s conference will continue to focus and build on the challenges and hurdles that companies working in the microbiome industry will have to recognize and navigate in order to successfully commercialize their products.

Key subject covered include:

• Research standards
• Manufacturing challenges
• Funding issues and challenges
• Therapeutic interventions undergoing clinical trials
• Novel microbiome science
• Gut-brain axis
• Microbiome sampling and diagnostics

For more information on the conference, visit

Speakers Include:
• Rachel Clemens, Ph.D., Commercial Innovation Manager, Life Science Lead, ISS US National Lab, Center for Advancement in Science in Space
• Lynne Elmore, Ph.D., Director, Translational Cancer Research Program, American Cancer Society
• Garth Ehrlich, Ph.D., Professor of Microbiology & Immunology, Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Drexel University College of Medicine
• Wendy Garrett, Ph.D., Professor of Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Department of Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Department of Genetics and Complex Diseases, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
• Momo Vuyisch, Ph.D., Chief Scientific Officer, Viome
• Shahram Lavasani, Ph.D., Founder, CEO/CSO, Immune Biotech
• Scott Jackson, Ph.D., Group Leader, Complex Microbial Systems, NIST
• Nancy Caralla, Founding President, Executive Director, C Diff Foundation
• Rachel Teitelbaum, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer, Hervana
• Sonia Timberlake, Ph.D., Vice President of Research, Finch Therapeutics
• Dae-Wook Kang, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Toledo
• Sameer Sonkusale, Ph.D., Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Professor of Biomedical Engineering (adjunct), Director/Principal Investigator, Nano Lab, Tufts University
• Amy Feehan, Ph.D., Research Scientist, Ochsner Health System
• Ze'ev Ronai, Ph.D., Professor, Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute
• Sangeeta Khare, Ph.D., Research Microbiologist, National Center for Toxicological Research, US Food and Drug Administration
• Lionel Breton, Ph.D., DSc, Scientific Director, L'Oreal Advanced Research, L'Oreal
• Anandh Babu Pon Velayutham, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Nutrition and Integrative Physiology, University of Utah
• Sara Ferrando Martinez, Ph.D., Research Scientist, AstraZeneca
• Julius Goepp, MD, Chief Executive Officer, Scaled Microbiomics
• Stewart Campbell, Ph.D., Vice President, Early Stage Development, Axial Biotherapeutics
• Gregg Silverman, MD, Professor of Medicine and Pathology, New York University School of Medicine
• Henri Haiser, Ph.D., Associate Scientific Director, GI Drug Discovery, Microbiome Sciences, Takeda
• Steve Schnittger, VP Global Microbiology R&D, Estee Lauder
• Mahmoud Ghannoum, Ph.D., EMBA, Professor, Department of Dermatology, Case Western Reserve University and University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

For the full list of speakers, CLICK HERE.

For more information, please contact:
John Waslif: Conference Director
Arrowhead Publishers
866-945-0263 ext 700
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