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Upcoming Event

Translation and Commercialization of Human Microbiome


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With the robust progress in the Microbiome research for last couple of years, this field has taken a new shape and is moving faster than ever. In this mini workshop we will discuss the translational and Commercialization aspect of Human Microbiome. The talks will be followed by a Panel discussion and a networking lunch. This workshop is sponsored by Thermo Fisher Scientific.


8:30 am Breakfast
9:00 am Harnessing the Therapeutic Potential of Commensal Microbes for the Treatment of Human Epilepsy, Christopher Reyes, CSO and Founder, Bloom Science
9:35 am Next Gen Tools for Microbiome Research: High Throughput Isolation of Microbial DNA/RNA from Stool and other Human Sample Types, Madhu Jasti, Senior Scientist, Thermofisher scientific
10:05 am Coffee break
10:35 am Microbiome Commercialization: From Gut to Glory, Ngoc Ha Nguyen, Senior Director, Office of technology development, Salk Institute
11:10 am Analysis of Microbiome inventions for Patent Applications: Requirement and Recent Trends, Kamala Janiyani, Instructor, UCSD Extension
11:45 am Commercializing an Industrial Microbiome Diagnostic, Ajay Kshatriya, Chief Executive Officer, Biota Technology, Inc.
12:15 pm Panel Discussion
12:45 pm Networking Lunch

Course Number: WKSP-70041
Credit: 0.00 unit(s)

Location:  MiniSymposium UCSD Extension Greenwich Drive, Room 317