Oct
19
2016
Microbiomes and the Origin of Life

Microbiomes and the Origins of Life

Wednesday – October 19, 2016 – 6:00 PM

 

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center – Pelton Auditorium

1100 Fairview Ave. N., Seattle, WA 98109

 

Microbes got their start in the ocean and are essential to maintaining its complex ecosystem. Like the ocean, humans also rely on our microscopic passengers to function normally. At birth, each of us was first colonized by our mother’s microbiome. Come join us to hear about the unique microbial communities that support and create life.

 

Sujatha Srinivasan, PhD, presents “The Human Vaginal Microbiome in Health and Disease.”

Sujatha Srinivasan, PhD, Staff Scientist in the Fredricks lab at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Sujatha Srinivasan, PhD, Staff Scientist in the Fredricks lab at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Anne Thompson, PhD, presents “Microbial Ecology of Vast Open Oceans.”

Formerly a Sr. Research Scientist at the Institute for Systems Biology

Anne Thompson, PhD, Research Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, Portland State University

Schedule

6:00pm – 6:30pm – Networking and Refreshments
6:30pm – 7:45pm – Introductions and Presentation
7:45pm – 8:15pm – Networking


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6pm - 8:15pm at

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Pelton Auditorium
1100 Fairview Ave. N.,
Seattle, WA 98109