As a platinum sponsor, The Rosell® Institute for Microbiome and Probiotics by Lallemand will join forces with the organizers to promote “Having IMPACTT: Advancing Microbiome Research Symposium” a virtual event that will take place from June 14 to 16, 2021. The organizers, the Integrated Microbiome Platforms for Advancing Causation Testing and Translation (IMPACTT), the International Microbiome Centre (IMC), the Snyder Institute and the University of Calgary, have built a program that will be of interest to researchers, clinicians, and trainees from across Canada and Internationally.
Reuniting over 15 renown speakers, the themes that will be covered in this symposium include microbiome impacts throughout life in both health and chronic diseases, such as cancer, inflammation, and autoimmunity.
“The importance of human microbiome research is rapidly gaining momentum for understanding its role in human health and disease. Our goal for this symposium is to bring together the leading minds in microbiome research and highlight the emerging microbiome teams from across Canada.” Explains Kathy McCoy, PhD., IMPACTT Director, Chair, Professor, Dept. Of Physiology and Pharmacology, Scientific Director International Microbiome Centre (IMC) at the University of Calgary.
“We are happy to have the opportunity to sponsor this event as we greatly wish to encourage Canadian initiatives in this area.” Adds Thomas A. Tompkins, Ph.D., Research Director at the Rosell® Institute from Microbiome and Probiotics by Lallemand.
The Rosell® Institute and the University of Calgary are both sharing the same passion and values of research excellence and innovation. We look forward to hosting you virtually! Registrations here
IMPACTT is the cross-disciplinary Canadian Microbiome Research core funded by the Canadian Institute of Health Research to move Canada’s microbiome research from causation testing to translational studies and reinforce Canada’s position as an international leader in microbiome research. The IMPACTT core offers technological and analytical expertise to microbiome researchers by giving them access to multi-disciplinary world-class facilities across Canada. The IMPACTT consortium supports microbiome researchers to harness the power of our microbes, help identifying novel therapeutics and approaches that will improve the health of living-organisms.
About the Rosell® Institute for Microbiome and Probiotics by Lallemand
Lallemand Health Solutions’ research and development center is located at the National Research Council of Canada in Montreal and develops partnerships with key scientific experts to study the human microbiome and how probiotic supplements can be used as a means to improve or maintain health in specific populations or health segments. The research team has issued over 340 publications including 160 clinical studies. www.rosellinstitutelallemand.com
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