APRIL 21-23, 2020


Speaking Faculty

Following is the preliminary speaking faculty for the 6th Annual Translational Microbiome Conference.

Please check back in the coming weeks for updates to this list or join our mailing list HERE 

Conference Chair

Mollie Roth, J.D.

Executive Director
The Microbiome Coalition (TMBC)



2019 Speaking Faculty

    • Shahram Lavasani, Ph.D.

    • Founder, CEO/CSO
    • Immune Biotech


    • Scott Jackson, Ph.D.

    • Group Leader, Complex Microbial Systems
    • NIST (National Institute of Standards & Technology)


    • 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 Otolayngology - Head & Neck Surgery
    • Drexel University College of Medicine


    • Momo Vuyisch, Ph.D.

    • Chief Scientific Officer
    • Viome


    • Nancy Caralla

    • Foundiing 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.

    • Prof. of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Prof. of Biomedical Engineering (adjunct), Director/Principal Investigator, Nano Lab
    • Tufts University


    • Amy Feehan, Ph.D.

    • Research Scientist
    • Ochsner Health System

    • Julius Goepp, MD

    • Chief Executive Officer
    • Scaled Microbiomics


    • Ze'ev Ronai, Ph.D.

    • Professor
    • Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute


    • Wendy Garrett, Ph.D.

    • Prof. of Immunology & Infectious Diseases, Dept. of Genetics & Complex Diseases, Dept. of Medicine
    • Harvard Medical School


    • Steve Schnittger

    • VP Global Microbiology R&D
    • Estee Lauder

    • Lionel Breton, Ph.D., DSc

    • Scientific Director, L'Oreal Advanced Research
    • L'Oreal


    • Anandh Babu Pon Velayutham, Ph.D.

    • Associate Professor, Nutrition & Integrative Physiology
    • University of Utah


    • Sara Ferrando Martinez, Ph.D.

    • Research Scientist
    • AstraZeneca


    • A. Stewart Campbell, Ph.D.

    • Vice President, Early Stage Development
    • Axial Biotherapeutics

    • Gregg Silverman, MD

    • Professor of Medicine & Pathology
    • New York University School of Medicine


    • Henri Haiser, Ph.D.

    • Associate Scientific Director, GI Drug Discovery, Microbiome Sciences
    • Takeda


    • Mahmoud Ghannoum, Ph.D., EMBA

    • Professor, Department of Dematology
    • Case Western Reserve University and University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center


    • Pamela Silver, Ph.D.

    • Elliot T. and Onie H. Adams Professor of Biochemistry and Systems Biology
    • Harvard Medical School

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