Abstracts

Bruno Aguiar

High-throughput RNA-seq Analysis on Polysomal-enriched Fractions to Identify mRNA Targets whose Translation is Regulated by Ded1/DDX3 DEAD-box RNA Helicase

PhD student, Department of Microbiology-Infectious Disease and Immunology, Laval University , Université Laval / Centre de recherche en infectiologie
Jérémie Auger

Impact of the Antibiotic Cefprozil on the Microbiota Linked to the Metabolism of the Heart Failure Drug Digoxin

M. Sc. Student, Department of Pharmacology and physiology, Faculty of Medecine, Université de Montréal , Faculté de médecine, Centre de pharmacogénomique
Jean-Christophe Bérubé

Genetics of Gene Expression in the Lung to Elucidate Asthma Susceptibility

PhD student, Experimental Medicine, Centre de recherche de l'IUCPQ - Université Laval
ARIJIT BHATTACHARYA

Antimicrobial Resistance in Leishmania: A Genomics Perspective

Post-doctoral researcher, Centre de Recherche en Infectiologie, Centre de Recherche du CHU de Québec
Kenzie Birse

Vaginal Bacteria Modify HIV Pre-exposure Prophylaxis Efficacy in African Women

Research Manager, Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, University of Manitoba
Rozlyn Boutin

Characterization of the Relationship between Dysbiosis of the Early Life Gut Microbiota and Susceptibility to Childhood Asthma

MD/PhD Student, Microbiology & Immunology, University of British Columbia/Michael Smith Laboratories
Yvon Chagnon

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Professionnel de recherche / Directeur de laboratoire, Université Laval
Kai Cheng

An Automated Pipeline for Metaproteomics Data Analysis

Postdoctoral fellow, Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology and Immunology, University of Ottawa
Mihai Cirstea

Connecting the Microbiome and Neurodegenerative Diseases

PhD Student, Microbiology & Immunology, University of British Columbia
Hooman Derakhshani

Dynamics of the Mammary Gland Microbiota in Health and Disease

PhD candidate, Animal Science, University of Manitoba
Tanner Dowhy

Understanding the Soil Microbiome as a Plant Phenotype

Graduate Student, Computer Science, University of Saskatchewan
Jose Arquimides Echanove Juan

Title TBD (Echanove Juan)

PhD Student, Faculty of Medicine, CRCHUL-LAVAL
Anna Fijarczyk

Genomic Perspectives on the Evolution of Tree Pathogens

Postdoc, Institut de Biologie Integrative et des Systemes IBIS, Universite Laval
Marilyn Gordon

Production of Bioactive Peptides by Proteolytic Cleavage of E-cadherin

Postdoctoral Fellow, Physiology and Pharmacology, University of Calgary
Franziska Graef

Fasting Protects against Experimental Colitis and Commensal Microbial Gut Dysbiosis

PhD Candidate, Experimental Medicine, UBC and BC Children's Hospital Research Institute
Philippe Leprohon

Genomics of Antimicrobial Resistance in Pathogenic Bacteria and Parasites

Lab manager, Microbiology, Infectiology and Immunology; Faculty of Medecine, Université Laval
Cheikh LOUCOUBAR

Detecting Multi-way Epistasis in Family-based Association Studies: Application in Malaria Genetic Epidemiology

PhD in Statistical Genetics, Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Modeling, Institut Pasteur de Dakar
Brittany Matenchuk

Infant Sleep and the Gut Microbiome

Master's Student, Pediatrics, University of Alberta
Kevin McGregor

A Penalized Approach to Estimating Network Changes in the Human Microbiome

PhD Student, Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University
Kaitlin Merkowsky

Understanding the Inflammatory Potential of GM Canola

PhD Candidate, Health Sciences, University of Saskatchewan
Adrian Muwonge

The Dynamics of Antimicrobial Resistance Genes in the Pig and Human Gut Microbiome in Uganda

BBSRC Future Leader Fellow, Genetics and Genomics, Roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh
Sohail Naushad

Understanding Polytreponemal Digital Dermatitis Infections in Alberta Dairy Cattle

PostDoc Fellow, Production Animal Health, University of Calgary
Eric Parent

Impacts of Antibiotic Reduction Strategies in Broiler Chicken Production

PhD Student, Faculty of veterinary medicine, Université de Montréal
Anders Østergaard Petersen

Functional and Ecological Annotation of Gut Microbial Species

Ph.D. student, Health and Bio informatics, The Technical University of Denmark
Fabiana Piscitelli

Title TBD (Piscitelli)

Researcher, Istituto di Chimica Biomolecolare-Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche
Adam Shute

Helminth–Microbiota Interactions: Is there a Role for the Microbiota in the Helminth Induced Suppression of Colitis?

MSc Student (transfering to PhD 04/01/2017), Gastrointestinal Science , University of Calgary
Marco  Spaziano

The Gut Microbiota: The Missing Link in ACS Triggers?

Interventional Cardiologist, McGill University Health Center
Mariia Taguer

Characterizing the Activity of the Gut Microbiota through Single-cell Techniques

Master's Student, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, McGill University
Michael Taylor

The Effect of Immunosuppression on the Composition and Function of the Murine Microbiome

M.Sc Student, Medical Science, University of Calgary, Cumming School of Medicine
Ajitha  Thanabalasuriar

Understanding the Lung Microbiome’s Regulation of Pulmonary Innate Immune Cells

Postdoctoral Fellow, Pharmacology and Physiology, University of Calgary
Mark Trinder

Influence of Plasma Lipoprotein Host Genetics on Sepsis Pathophysiology

MD/PhD Student (Year 1), Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia
Caressa Tsai

Within-host Evolution of a Crohn's Disease-associated Pathobiont

MSc Student, Biochemistry & Biomedical Sciences, McMaster University
Soumaya Zlitni

Developing Metabolomics Platforms for Studying the Human Microbiome

Postdoctoral fellow, The Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomolecular Research, University of Toronto