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HCMPH Center Symposium: The Microbiome & Cancer

May 13th @ 8:30 am - 6:30 pm

Virtual In Person
May 13, 2024, 8:30 am to 5 pm The Microbiome and Cancer written in green Speckled ribbon background on white

We’re delighted to welcome everyone for the sixth annual Harvard Chan Microbiome in Public Health center symposium, which this year will be run in tandem with a partner Dana-Farber / Harvard Cancer Center workshop. Of the many health-relevant aspects of microbiome science, its role in cancer has become particularly critical. Not only is it one of the main factors in the success of breakthrough treatments such as immunotherapy, microbial chemistry can influence the effects of traditional chemotherapy; microbial profiles provide new routes for cancer biomarkers and early detection; and the specifics of microbial colonization can trigger, promote, or prevent cancer development. Our symposium program will include keynotes, invited talks, and selected presentations from poster submissions, and Harvard affiliates can join for a second day of hands-on details and training in microbiome population research. We collect a very nominal fee for in-person registration, with virtual attendance available for free. Refreshments and a poster presentation are offered on-site, and support for social media and interactive participation are provided for online attendees.


Date: May 13th
Time: 8:30 am - 6:30 pm
Calendars: Public Events, School-wide Events, University-wide Events
Event types: Conferences and Symposia


Longwood Campus
Kresge G1 - Snyder Auditorium Registration: https://secure.touchnet.net/C20832_ustores/web/product_detail.jsp?PRODUCTID=5196&SINGLESTORE=true
Virtual In Person