35th annual U-M Center for Gastrointestinal Research Retreat coming March 14

February 17, 2020  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

The U-M Center for Gastrointestinal Research invites you to its 35th annual retreat at 8 a.m. on Saturday, March 14. The retreat will be held at the Biomedical Science Research Building inside the atrium and Kahn Auditorium.

This year’s honored Yamada Lectureship speaker is Gary D. Wu, M.D., Ferdinand G. Weisbrod Professor in Gastroenterology, director of the Penn Center for Nutritional Science & Medicine and co-director of the PennCHOP Microbiome Program, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania.  

His presentation title is “Lessons Learned from Interventional Studies on Diet and the Human Gut Microbiome.”

There will also be presentations from James J. Moon, Ph.D., on “Engineering strategies for modulating the gut microbiome,” Eric C. Martens, Ph.D., on “Diet and microbial contributions to spontaneous inflammation in interleukin-10 deficient mice,” and Thomas M. Schmidt, Ph.D., on “Gases and the Gut Microbiome.” 

All faculty and staff are invited to present their research during the day’s poster session. Please email Pamela Varga at pglazer@umich.edu with your poster titles and abstracts as you create them.

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