Washington, DC 

October 6-7, 2021 

2021 Speaking Faculty

Following is the partial speaking faculty for our 2021 event. Please check back in the coming weeks for additions to the speaking faculty for 2021.


Conference Chair


Mollie Roth, J.D.

Executive Director
The Microbiome Coalition (TMBC)



2021 Speaking Faculty

    • Brian Maurer

    • Co-founder
    • Bristle


    • Hasan Nur, Ph.D., MBA

    • Chief Executive Officer
    • EZ Biome


    • Sierra Simpson, Ph.D.

    • Co-Founder
    • Brilliant Biome


    • Stephanie Culler, Ph.D.

    • Co-founder & CEO
    • Persephone Biosciences

    • Heba Ismail, Ph.D.

    • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
    • Indiana University School of Medicine


    • Mark Umbarger, Ph.D.

    • VP, Head of Discovery
    • Senda Biosciences


    • Jonathan Jacobs, Ph.D.

    • Senior Director of Bioinformatics, BioNexus Principal Scientist
    • ATCC


    • Heidi Hau, Ph.D.

    • Director Translational Biology
    • Rebiotix (a Ferring Company)

    • Vivek Lal, MD FAAP

    • Founder, President and CSO/Director, Pulmonary Microbiome Lab
    • ResBiotic/University of Alabama Birmingham

About Us

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