UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO

GI RESEARCH CONFERENCE THURSDAYS, 12:00 – 1:00 PM

Knapp Center for Biomedical Discovery (KCBD) 900 E. 57thStreet

First floor conference room #1103

2018

January

11       John Alverdy- “Colorectal Cancer and the unintended consequences of indiscriminant antibiotic use to prepare the bowel for surgery. "

18      *MMP Lita Proctor - NIH “The Human Microbiome Project: Catalyst for an Emerging Field in Medicine” 

25      Neil Hyman “Preparing the bowel for surgery: The prequel and sequel to John Alverdy, Ben Shogan and Gene Chang

February

1        Andrew Aronsohn “ A National and Local Strategy to Eliminate Hepatitis C”

8         Ashley Sidebottom – “Compromised Paneth Cell Alpha-Defensins in Ileal Crohn’s Disease Opening Opportunity for Microbiome Pathobionts”

           Yunwei Wang – “Colonization of gut microbiota at early life and risk of    inflammatory bowel disease”

15      *MMP Jay Pinto

22      Sonali Paul

March

1        Marlies Meisel/Anthony Sofia

8        Bianca Chang / Adjoa Anyane-Yeboa

15      *MMP TBD

22      Matthew Stier / Thomas Lu

29

April

5        Anjana Pillai

12      Katharine Harris  / Neha Nigam

19      *MMP TBD

26      Chris Chapman

May

2        Sushila Dalal    

10      No conference

17      Roni Weisshof

24      Adam Mikolajczyk / Anna Lipowska

31      *MMP  TBD