10/25/2017

Cambridge Biomedical's Biannual Scientific Meeting

Microbiome Luncheon "Synthetic Biotic Medicines: A New Class of Treatments"

Cambridge Biomedical’s Biannual Scientific Meeting - Microbiome Luncheon

“Synthetic Biotic™ Medicines: A New Class of Treatments.”

Dr. Yves Millet, Synlogic Therapeutics.

 

Tuesday, December 12, 2017, 11:30AM to 1PM.  

Catalyst Restaurant 300 Technology Square, Cambridge, MA 02139

 

Abstract

 

The fields of synthetic biology and microbiome research have expanded greatly over the last decade enabling the development of new therapeutic strategies using engineered microbes that operate from within the gut. Synlogic is pioneering the development of a novel class of engineered, living drugs, called Synthetic Biotic™ Medicines, that can be designed to correct missing or dysfunctional metabolic activities or deliver effectors in the GI tract, with the potential to treat a wide range of diseases. The opportunities and challenges of this new therapeutic platform and the results obtained with two lead programs for the treatment of Urea Cycle Disorder and Phenylketonuria will be presented.

 

About Dr. Millet

 

Dr. Yves Millet is a Lead Scientist at Synlogic, located in Cambridge, MA, focused on the development of engineered probiotics for the treatment of rare metabolic disorders. Previously, he was a Scientist at Indigo (formerly known as Symbiota), a plant microbiome company based in Boston. Dr. Millet completed a Postdoctoral Fellowship in the laboratory of Dr. Matthew Waldor at Harvard Medical School where he studied the pathogenesis of Vibrio cholerae, the causative agent of cholera. He received his Ph.D. in Molecular and Cell Biology from Strasbourg University, France and carried out his graduate research in the laboratory of Prof. Frederick Ausubel at Massachusetts General Hospital.

 

Tuesday December 12, 2017, 11:30AM to 1PM  

300 Technology Square, Cambridge, MA 02139

 

Catalyst Restaurant is easily accessible by the MBTA Red Line (Kendall station) or less accessible via car but validated parking is provided at Technology Square Garage.

 

RSVP Required. This event is free. Please reserve your seat by contacting:  Eric Wexler at ewexler@cambridgebiomedical.com

 

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Cambridge Biomedical's Biannual Scientific Meeting - Microbiome Luncheon

Tuesday, December 12, 2017  11:30AM to 1:00PM

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