The hunger games: Lessons learned from worms and bugs

Date: 
Friday, September 29, 2017
Location: 
Kirkwood Regional Center at the University of Iowa on Oakdale Campus, 2301 Oakdale Blvd, Coralville, Iowa

5:30 PM - Registration and Hors D'oeurves Reception
6:00 PM - Program begins
Open to the public, highly recommend to RSVP here
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Keynote Speaker:
A.J. Marian Walhout, PhD
The Maroun Semaan Chair in Biomedical Research
Co-Director, Program in Systems Biology
Professor, Program in Molecular Medicine
University of Massachusetts Medical School

This presentation will discuss Dr. Walhout's research on how diet alters gut bacteria, and the recently discovered networks by which gut bacteria affect therapeutic response to drugs. These findings offer opportunities for personalized medicine to prevent and treat a variety of both rare and common human disease.

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