April 11 - 13, 2017

Boston, MA USA

Translating the Microbiome From the Bench to Bedside: Challenges and Opportunities in Developing bioTherapeutics and Diagnostics

Last Year's Featured Speakers

Ananda Chakrabarty, Ph.D., Senior Science Mentor, Amrita Therapeutics

Matthew Steele, Ph.D., Primary Reviewer, US Food and Drug Administration

Dirk Gevers, Ph.D., Global Head Janssen Human Microbiome Institute, Janssen Research & Development

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About the Conference

Arrowhead Publishers is pleased to announce its 3rd Annual Translational Microbiome Conference is coming back to Boston on April 11-13, 2017.
This Conference will focus on the potential for translational interventions in microbiome research and the challenges the industry will need to address to make this space successful.
Therapeutic areas of research with potential for actionable interventions to be covered at this conference include: 
♦ Women's Health
♦ Obesity and Type 2 diabetes
♦ Pulmonology and COPD
♦ Immunology and the Impact of C. diffiicle Infections
♦ Dermatology
♦ Periodontal Disease

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Therapeutic Areas

The leading academic and industry experts will explore and discuss the current state of translational microbiome research in the following therapeutic areas:

  • Preterm birth and UTI’s
  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Pulmonology and COPD
  • Immunology and the impact of difficle infections
  • Dermatology and periodontal disease

Interactive Discussions

Experts will also be on hand to present and lead interactive discussions about the most pressing issues this nascent industry faces, including:

  • The need for standardization and harmonization of research protocols
  • The applicability of animal microbiome models to the human microbiome
  • The business model for microbiome based therapeutics
  • How the FDA will and should regulate therapeutics containing live spores
  • Data needs across multiple domains

Testimonials from Past Events

“Great panel, great speakers, crowd was ideal size”

“Very informative and exciting conference, learned a lot and fostered new ideas. Really glad I came!”

“Diverse audience and speakers—scientist and business aspects”

“Developed a number of new relationships”

“Great representation of topics and perspectives”

“Really appreciated the equity and range in gender, expertise, and age of speakers"

“Liked the diversity of presenters and attendees, presentation length was good and well-run”

“Broad spectrum, background for profound understanding”

“Business, regulatory, and science aspects were covered”

Who Should Attend


Academic Institutions, biotech companies, pharma companies, venture capitalists

Job Titles:

VPs, Directors, Heads, Scientists, Professors in following areas:

  • Microbiome / Microbiota basic research
  • NGS (Next Generation Sequencing)
  • Molecular Diagnostics
  • Autoimmune Disease Therapeutics
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Metabolic disease, Obesity, Diabetes
  • Genotyping
  • Genomics
  • Genomic Profiling
  • Biomarkers
  • Immunology Innate or Adaptive Immunity
  • Bioinformatics
  • Data Management
  • Data Analysis
  • Molecular Biology
  • Diagnostic & Clinical Applications
  • Prenantal Diagnostics
  • Vaccines
  • Microbiology
  • Food / Nutrition Science
  • Gut-Brain Axis Researchers
  • Venture Capitalists
  • Biotech Entrepreneurs
  • Academic Licensing or Tech Transfer Officers
  • Business Development / In-Licensing
  • FDA regulation
  • Clinical trials
  • Epigenetics
  • Metagenomics
  • High-Throughput Technologies
  • Data Analysis
  • Data Storage
  • Cloud Computing
  • Statistical Genomics

About Us

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Edina, MN 55436