Scientific Committee

/Scientific Committee
Scientific Committee 2019-04-23T12:51:07+00:00
Kjersti M. Aagaard
Kjersti M. Aagaard
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas, United States.
Ami Bhatt
Ami Bhatt
Genetics, Stanford Medical School, Palo Alto, CA, United States.
Peer Bork
Peer Bork
Senior group leader and joint head of the Structural and Computational Biology unit and strategic head of bioinformatics at EMBL, Germany.
Bonaventura Clotet
Bonaventura Clotet
Director of the IrsiCaixa AIDS Research Institute. Head of the Infectious Diseases Department at the Germans Trias i Pujol University Hospital. President of the Fight AIDS Foundation.
Sally Cudmore
Sally Cudmore
APC Microbiome Ireland University College Cork. Ireland.
Jöel Doré
Jöel Doré
Research Director at INRA. Scientific Director of MetaGenoPolis and scientific board member of Microbiology Pole of the Doctoral School “Therapeutic Innovations” at Paris-XI University, France.
Stanislav Dusko Ehrlich
Stanislav Dusko Ehrlich
Research Director Emeritus at INRA, where he is the PI of the Metagenopolis project. Professor at King’s College London, where he is Director of the Centre for Host Microbiome Interactions. France.
Roberto Flores
Roberto Flores
National Cancer Institute, NIH,
Bethesda, MD, United States.
Alessio Fasano
Alessio Fasano
W. Allan Walker Chair in Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition Division Chief. Center for Celiac Research and Treatment Director. Mucosal Immunology and Biology Research Center Director. Associate Chief for Basic, Clinical and Translational Research at the Massachusetts General Hospital. USA.
Francisco Guarner
Francisco Guarner
Senior Researcher at the Digestive System Unit, Vall d’Hebron Research Institute. International Human Microbiome Consortium Steering Committee Member. President of the Probiotics and Prebiotics Spanish Society Board. World Gastroenterology Organization Guidelines Committee Member.
Dirk Hadrich
Dirk Hadrich
Policy and Program officer, Health research, Personalised Medicine, Human Microbiome, IHMC co-chair, European Commission. Belgium.
Masahira Hattori
Masahira Hattori
Team Leader of the Laboratory for Microbiome Sciences, RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical Sciences. Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering, Waseda University, Japan.
Local Host of IHMC 2022.
Rob Knight
Rob Knight
Professor of Pediatrics and Computer Science & Engineering at the University of California San Diego. Co-founder of the American Gut Project. And co-founder of the Earth Microbiome Project. USA.
Chaysavanh Manichanh
Chaysavanh Manichanh
Principal Investigator on the Human Microbiome research line at the Vall d’Hebron Research Institute (VHIR), Barcelona.
Karen E. Nelson
Karen E. Nelson
President and Professor at J. Craig Venter Institute, Rockville, Maryland, USA.
Eileen O’Herlihy
Eileen O’Herlihy
APC Microbiome Ireland, University College Cork, Cork,
Ireland.
Paul O’Toole
Paul O’Toole
Professor of Microbial Genomics at University College Cork, Ireland. Principal Investigator in the Alimentary Pharmabiotic Centre.
Roger Paredes
Roger Paredes
Principal Investigator on the Microbial Genetic Group at IrsiCaixa AIDS Research Institute. Senior medical appointment at Germans Trias I Pujol University Hospital and researcher at the Fight AIDS Foundation.
Karen Scott
Karen Scott
The Rowett Institute, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK.
Laurence Zitvogel
Laurence Zitvogel
Scientific director at the Gustave Roussy Cancer Centre in Villejuif, France, and director of the U1015 INSERM Tumor Immunology and Immunotherapy Laboratory. Professor of Immunobiology at the University of Paris XI Medical School. France.
Liping Zhao
Liping Zhao
Professor for microbiology and associate dean for School of Life Sciences and Biotechnology, Shanghai Jiao Tong University. Leader for the functional Metagenomics platform in Shanghai Center for Systems Biomedicine. Editorial board member of FEMS Microbiology Ecology and senior editor of the ISME Journal. China
George Weinstock
George Weinstock
Professor and Director of Microbial Genomics.
Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine. Farmington, CT, USA
James Versalovic
James Versalovic
Pathologist-In-Chief and member of the Board of Directors at Texas Children’s Hospital (USA). Vice Chair of Molecular Pathology and Omics at BCM. Director of the Texas Children’s Microbiome Center. Milton J. Finegold endowed chair as Professor of Pathology & Immunology, Pediatrics, Molecular and Human Genetics, and Molecular Virology & Microbiology at Baylor College of Medicine. Co-Director of the Medical Scientist Training Program at Baylor. USA