2nd International Conference on Microbiome Engineering

December 2-4, 2019
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Presented by the Society for Biological Engineering (SBE), the International Conference on Microbiome Engineering (ICME 2019) will bring together leaders and experts from cutting edge fields of microbiome engineering to discuss progress and needs to develop research, technology, and innovation.

Now accepting abstracts through September 2nd!

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Microbiome 2019 Flyer

Keynote Speakers

Invited Speakers

Session Topics

  • Emerging technologies to manipulate and study microbiomes
  • Computational modeling to predict and understand microbiomes
  • Engineering of organisms and communities for plants, animals and bioremediation 
  • Engineering therapeutic microbes for clinical applications
  • Challenges in microbiome engineering: spanning distinct areas of expertise [Panel Discussion]

Conference Chairs

Organizing Committee

Featured Speakers

Christopher Voigt

Prof. Voigt obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and a PhD in Biochemistry and Biophysics at the California Institute of Technology. He continued his postdoctoral research in Bioengineering at the University of California, Berkeley. His academic career commenced as an Assistant and Associate Professor at the Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry at the University of California-San Francisco. Chris Voigt joined the Department of Biological Engineering at MIT as Associate Professor in 2011.

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Wenyuan Shi

Dr. Wenyuan Shi was appointed Chief Executive Officer and Chief Scientific Officer of the Forsyth Insitute on September 1, 2017. Before his appointment, Shi was a chairman and professor of Oral Biology at UCLA Schools of Dentistry. Shi's laboratory has been usingmultidisciplinary approaches to study oral microbial pathogenesis with a specific focus on microbial biofilm, inter-species interaction and signal transduction. In addition, Shi's laboratory is actively involved in the development of next generation diagnostic and therapeutic tools against oral microbial infections, including...Read more