TII – Lightning Talks

10:20 – 10:35 Molecular Strategies to Impact Microbial Disease
Joshua Kritzer, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, School of Arts and Sciences
10:35 – 10:50 Living Materials
Fiorenzo Omenetto, Frank C. Doble Professor of Engineering, School of Engineering
10:50 – 11:05 Nutrition and Infection: Understanding the Linkages
Christine Wanke, Director of the Nutrition Infection Unit, Associate Chair of the Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Professor of Medicine & Public Health and Community Medicine, School of Medicine
11:05 – 11:20 The Environment and Microbes
Kurt Pennell, Professor & Chair of Civil and Environmental Engineering, School of Engineering
1:15 – 1:30 Microbes and Infectious Disease
John Leong, Professor & Chair of Molecular Biology and Microbiology, School of Medicine
1:30 – 1:45 The Microbiome – Understanding the Microbiome for Health Benefits
Andrew Greenberg, Senior Scientist & Director of Obesity and Metabolism Laboratory, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging
1:45 – 2:00 The Application of New Technologies in Vaccinology, Therapeutics and Delivery Platforms
Chuck Shoemaker, Professor of Infectious Disease and Global Health, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine
2:00 – 2:15 Informatics and Data Analysis to Study Microbes and Their Impacts
Carla Brodley, Professor of Computer Science, School of Engineering
3:30 – 3:45 Economic Strategies for Sustainable Health
Shinsuke Tanaka, Assistant Professor of Economics, The Fletcher School
3:45 – 4:00 Environmental Epidemiology, Infectious Diseases and Global Health
Elena Naumova, Associate Dean for Research, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, School of Engineering, Professor of Public Health and Family Medicine, School of Medicine