Microbiomes and us: integrative research across the globe

Filipa Godoy, University of Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico
Pascale Vonaesch, University of Lausanne, Switzerland

This session aims at exploring the human-associated microbiota across geography and body sites, to elucidate the mechanisms governing their assembly and resilience and to pinpoint their essential role in the crosstalk with us as their human host.


Maria Gloria Dominguez-Bello
Rutgers University
United States
Microbiome and urbanization

Filipa Godoy-Vitorino,
University of Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico, United States
Microbiome and women's health: how the vaginal microbiota from Hispanics may explain cervical disease progression

Ovokeraye H. Oduaran
University of the Witwatersrand
South Africa
Bridging the gap in global representation in human microbiome research and equitable collaborative partnerships

Pascale Vonaesch
University of Lausanne
The pro- and eukaryotic microbiota in childhood undernutrition