WEBINAR: Infectious Diseases Special Interest Group – The Microbiome: Emerging and Innovative Technologies
23rd September 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Join the next online Infectious Diseases Special Interest Group (SIG), this SIG will focus on “The Microbiome: Emerging and Innovative Technologies”.
Recent advances in microbiome research have highlighted the significant influence these microbial populations have on our wellbeing. The upcoming SIG will be focussing on this rapidly accelerating field, looking at the role of the microbiome in human health and how imbalances lead to disease. It will also look at the application of emerging technologies that can be used to better understand the microbiome, and the development of new therapeutic approaches for associated diseases.
This event is in partnership with De Montfort University and led by Dr Katie Laird, Reader in Microbiology and also Head of the Infectious Disease Research Group at De Montfort University.
Confirmed speaker presentations:
– Manipulating respiratory microbiomes: a role for commensals?
– Labskin: Commercial Skin models to understand the microbial/host interaction
– Rapid Prototyping of Microfluidic Systems
DURATION: 1.5 hours
This free to attend event is held as part of the SoLSTICE programme – a project part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund, click here to be re-directed to further information about the project. This event is classed as State Aid to participating businesses, the value of which is £190, but is delivered completely free of charge to participants.
Please note: whilst this event is held as part of the SoLSTICE programme, attendance is not restricted to companies in the Leicester/Leicestershire region and is open to all.