4th Women and their Microbes Conference

Microbiome Insights is pleased to be attending the 4th Women and their Microbes Conference from March 6-7th, 2019, in Hamilton (Canada). The theme will be “Microbiota Management in Pregnancy.” The event organizers are a group that aims to help women obtain the best possible health through microbial management. The conference will be comprised of clinicians and top-level academics discussing their research in lectures, workshops, poster sessions, and more. Speakers to watch for include Dr. Gregor Reid and Dr. Kjersti Aagaard; Reid is a Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, and Surgery at Western University (Canada), with extensive experience in probiotic research and the study of microbes in the urogenital tract of women. Aagaard, Professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Baylor College of Medicine (USA) leads a team of researchers aiming to discover the genomic mechanisms underlying perinatal health and disease. Stay tuned for our updates from the event!

Microbiome Insights sponsors inaugural Microbiome Human Nutrition Summit in Boston

Microbiome Insights Inc. was an exhibitor and sponsor for the first Microbiome Human Nutrition Summit, held Nov. 15-16, 2017 in Boston. The event was focused on helping prebiotic, probiotic, food, and pharmaceutical manufacturers translate microbiome research into next-generation food and nutrition products that improve human health.

The conference covered a wide range of topics in the areas of microbiome, health, and nutrition, including establishment of cause and effect in the microbiome, control of the gut through dietary modifications, and the relevance of infant microbiome in infant health and nutrition.

Notable speakers included Dr. Chris Damman, a program officer at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, who discussed how gut health impacts health care interventions in developing countries; and Dr. David Kyle, CEO of Evolve Biosystems Inc, who spoke about the role of Bifidobacterium infantis in infant nutrition.


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