June 19-22, 2018

Boston, MA

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Expertise Partner

Accelerate and transform your research across the entire project lifecycle and capitalize on the diverse opportunities of the microbome. Diversigen provides comprehensive microbiome, metagenomics, host genetic services, customized study design, and complex data analysis – all focused on solutions to improve human and animal health, environmental conditions, and agriculture production worldwide.

Building on the research conducted at the Alkek Center for Metagenomics and Microbiome Research at Baylor College of Medicine, the company has established a reputation for expertise, quality, and customer focus. Diversigen is platform agnostic and provides flexible sequencing, advanced bioinformatics, and the capacity to handle difficult sample types.



Clinical Microbiomics

Expertise Partner

Clinical-Microbiomics is a world-leading contract research organization specialized in microbiome metagenomics. Through state-of-the-art sequencing and development of tailor-made bioinformatics tools, we assist partners across microbiome therapeutics, pharmaceutical, food and nutritional industries to extract key biological insights from microbiome research.

Our proprietary bioinformatics platform and continuous innovation pipeline provides our partners with unmatched capabilities to analyze and interpret microbiome metagenomics, including proven track-record of integration of big data, such as metabolomics, metatranscriptomics and clinical data.

With a unique partnering approach, our microbiome experts guide and optimize your study from experimental design to final analysis and interpretation. We are committed to sharing our knowledge and expertise and will thoroughly review all findings with you to provide actionable microbiome insights to accelerate your research.




Expertise Partner

CoreBiome is a genomics platform company focused on accelerating discovery for customers in the pharmaceutical, agriculture, and research communities, to unleash the translational potential of the microbiome.  The Company’s proprietary BenchMark™, BoosterShot™, and Core Analysis™ platforms provide a rapid and high-resolution measurement and interpretation of microbial diversity.  The recently launched BoostArray™platform provides an ideal method for the characterization of strain libraries. CoreBiome was founded in 2016 based on intellectual property originating from the University of Minnesota. The founding team has collective experience processing and analyzing hundreds of thousands of microbiome samples.


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Boston Analytical

Expertise Partner

Boston Analytical, the Life Sciences Division of Alpha Analytical, is a cGMP compliant, FDA/DEA registered, ISO/IEC-17025:2005 certified analytical laboratory located in Salem, NH. We can provide all of the identity, purity and potency analyses necessary to characterize your microbiome product. Boston Analytical has a proven track record with sponsors on a variety of Microbiome programs including both Spore Fraction and Defined Drug Product manufacturing processes. We employ Labware Inc’s™ LIMS & ELN software with on-line data access for your convenience.




Expertise Partner

NIZO is world leading in contract research for better food and health. We believe food and health are closely connected. Moreover we are convinced that working closely with our customers, leading food and health companies, is the only road to success. For pharma, (functional )ingredient, nutraceutical and personal care companies  companies we perform discovery, development programmes and clinical trials related to gut health, oral health and skin health with a specific focus on microbiome modulation.



Charles River

Program Partner

For more than 70 years, Charles River has seen technologies advance and new diseases emerge. By carefully cultivating our portfolio, our growth has become a continuous strategic effort in anticipating tomorrow’s drug development needs. As a result, our microbiome services have continued to grow to meet demand. Clients can purchase germ-free mice, submit samples for health surveillance, or outsource their microbiome studies to us.


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Quay Pharma

Program Partner

Quay Pharma is experienced in formulation development and is one of very few companies licensed to provide clinical manufacturing materials containing live bacterial strains being targeted for delivery to, and in, the digestive, urogenital, otorhinologic and pulmonary tracts. Understanding the client dosing requirements for the live biotherapeutic, Quay can prepare a formulation development strategy to bring your live bacterial strain rapidly and effectively to First in Man studies aiming to provide a formulation with the best chance of clinical outcome.



DNA Genotek Inc

Innovation Partner

DNA Genotek Inc focuses on providing high-quality biological sample collection products and end-to-end services for microbiome. Our OMNIgene product line for gut, oral, vaginal and animal sampling and our GenoFIND™ services, a complete suite of microbiome services including wet lab and bioinformatics analysis, provide solutions for every step of your microbiome research, from sample to answer. DNA Genotek markets its products and services worldwide and has built a strong customer base in academia, biotechnology, molecular diagnostics, agriculture, and consumer genomics over the last 12+ years.




Innovation Partner

ProDigest is a product leader in the development of unique laboratory models of the human and animal gastrointestinal tract (SHIME®). These models allow to obtain unique insight in gut processes associated to the intestinal fate of actives and to study the complete gut microbiome under controlled conditions. ProDigest is globally active as a service provider for food and pharmaceutical companies and installs its technology in selected R&D facilities around the world. Furthermore, ProDigest has set up a number of product development projects in relation to the gut microbiota management and novel biotherapeutics




Innovation Partner

LuinaBio is Australia’s most experienced biopharmaceutical CDMO’s with 20 years’ experience in our field. We perform GMP bio-manufacture of

  • Aerobic bacteria and yeasts
  • Anaerobic bacteria
  • Recombinant proteins & vaccines
  • Human & veterinary products
  • Material for pre-clinical, clinical & market.

More specifically Luina carries out microbial aerobic and anaerobic fermentation, yeast fermentation, cell banking, vaccine production, process development, analytical services, stability studies, storage and distribution of investigative material for clinical studies.


Cosmos ID


Innovation Partner

CosmosID®, based in Rockville, Maryland, is a genomics big data company focused on rapid identification of microorganisms for pharmaceutical R&D, molecular diagnostics, public health, food safety, agriculture, and environmental applications. The CosmosID platform uses proprietary sequence analysis algorithms to accurately profile all microorganisms in a metagenomic sample employing next-generation DNA sequencing.


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List Biological Laboratories, Inc.

Exhibition Partner

Since 1978 List Biological Laboratories, Inc. has been the leading manufacturer of bacterial products for research. With our extensive experience growing microorganisms, List Labs now offers GMP manufacturing of Live Biotherapeutic Products (LBP) for phase clinical trials with experience developing products for several microbiome companies from tech transfer through GMP production.  With extensive experience with cultivation of aerobic and anaerobic bacteria, production of master cell banks, and lyophilization development, List Labs is your one-stop shop for your next microbiome project.



Jennewein Biotechnologie GmbH

Conference Partner

Jennewein Biotechnologie GmbH is a leading company specializing in the production of rare functional monosaccharides and oligosaccharides for nutritional, pharmaceutical, cosmetic and medical applications.The company produces rare monosaccharides such as L-Fucose and Sialic Acid. It also manufactures an extensive portfolio of HMO’s such as 2‘-Fucosyllactose, 3‘-Fucosyllactose, Lacto-N-tetraose, Lacto-N-neotetraose and acidic HMO’s like 3‘-Sialyllactose and 6‘-Sialyllactose. Jenneweins human milk oligosaccharides are produced using the latest fermentation technology.This manufacturing process is based on scientific research and ensures a high quality of the product.






Media Partner

SelectScience® is an innovative online publisher within the science industry, providing vital information to scientists around the world through rich content and trusted reviews. The SelectScience team is passionate about promoting scientists and their work, as well as enabling online conversations to help accelerate critical research and scientific excellence.


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Several opportunities exist to educate the industry on your products and services through speaking engagements, exhibition and branding. If you’ve got the technology that our audience needs to hear about, we’ve got the platform and expertise to position you correctly in front of the market.