Jan. 23: Listening to the Microbes Song

Date/Time

January 23rd, 2020

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Listening to the Microbes’ Song: The New Field of Microbiome Science

Thursday, January 23, 2020, 6:30 pm
Art Building Auditorium
2535 McCarthy Mall
University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

Guest speaker:
Lita Proctor, Inaugural coordinator of the National Institutes of Health’s $200 million Human Microbiome Project
Trained in oceanography, molecular genetics, and microbial ecology, Dr. Proctor has united researchers across disciplines, igniting a field that promises to upend medicine from immunology to psychiatry. At UH, Proctor will speak on microbiome science writ large, explaining how new research is transforming our understanding of ecosystems, evolution, and human health.

Presented by the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, Kamehameha Schools, and the Hawaiʻi Community Foundation with support from the Pacific Biosciences Research Center.

Sponsors:
Better Tomorrow Speaker Series, Bishop Museum, C-MAIKI, College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, Hawaiʻi Community Foundation, John A. Burns School of Medicine, Kamehameha Schools, Kapiʻolani Medical Center for Women and Children, Pacific Biosciences Research Center, Scholars Strategy Network, School of Ocean and Earth Science Technology, UH Alumni Relations

If you have questions about the event, please contact us at btss@hawaii.edu

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