Speakers for Microbiome Water Summit Poised to Deliver Powerful New Insights

Milwaukee, WI – July 28, 2017 – A unique combination of twenty innovators and experts are set to speak at Microbe Detectives’ Microbiome Water Summit, to be held at Shedd Aquarium Chicago on September 29, 2017. Through presentations, panel discussions and open networking conversations, participants will gain a rare view into a fascinating, largely unexplored world – The Water Microbiome.

The Microbiome Water Summit will highlight leading-edge technologies, research and development that are creating exciting investment, business and economic opportunities to improve water quality, human and animal health, and recover renewable resources. With the Summit only two months away, those interested are encouraged to register now. Seating is limited and expected to reach capacity soon.

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Keynote Speaker

Professor Jack A Gilbert earned his Ph.D. from Unilever and Nottingham University, UK in 2002, and received his postdoctoral training at Queens University, Canada. Currently, Professor Gilbert is the Director of the Microbiome Center and a Professor of Surgery at the University of Chicago. He is also Group Leader for Microbial Ecology at Argonne National Laboratory, Research Associate at the Field Museum of Natural History, Scientific Fellow at the Marine Biological Laboratory, and the Yeoh Ghim Seng Visiting Professorship in Surgery at the National University of Singapore. In 2014 he was recognized on Crain’s Business Chicago’s 40 Under 40 List, and in 2015 he was listed as one of the 50 most influential scientists by Business Insider, and in the Brilliant Ten by Popular Scientist.

Summit Speakers and Panelists

Read more about our expert speakers at http://microbiomewatersummit.com/speakers/

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About The Microbiome Water Summit

The purpose of the 2017 Microbiome Water Summit is to bring together leaders across diverse backgrounds who share a common interest – The Water Microbiome. We hope to foster new conversations and professional networks, and accelerate the global advancement of water quality, human and animal health, and renewable resource recovery. All water tech innovators, scientists, investors and leaders are welcome. If you can not attend in person, please attend remotely via live video streaming. The Microbiome Water Summit is produced by Microbe Detectives. To register for the summit, please click here: https://microbedetectives.com/microbiome-water-summit/

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About Microbe Detectives

Microbe Detectives is an innovator in applying modern DNA science and technology to transform water quality measurement and monitoring of wastewater, anaerobic digesters, process water, and other biological systems. Wastewater municipalities utilize the company’s DNA sequencing services to optimize treatment systems, recover renewable resources, and reduce operating costs by 20 to 60%. Product innovators uniquely quantify and validate the performance of their products when applied to water microbiome environments. Microbe Detectives graduated from the Water Council’s BREW accelerator in 2014 and is a winner of the Wisconsin Innovation Awards. https://microbedetectives.com/