Upcoming Presentations from the Mills lab
(Dr. Mills is the speaker unless otherwise indicated)
"The microbial ecology of wine". Larkmead Vineyard Forum. Napa, CA. March 3, 2014.
"A new era in wine microbiology—Routine tracking of all microbes in all places". Recent Advances in Viticulture and Enology, Davis, CA. March 13, 2014.
"Establishment of a milk-oriented microbiota in infants: New insight into probiotics and prebiotics". School of Food Science Pullman, WA April 14, 2014.
"The microbial biogeography of wine and beer production" 15th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology. Seoul, Korea. August 24, 2014.
"Establishment of a milk-oriented microbiota in infants: New insight into probiotics and prebiotics". Symposium on Gut Microbiota, Probiotics and Their Impact Throughout the Lifespan. Boston, MA Sept 22-23, 2014.
"Nursing the microbiome—influence of milk components on the developing infant gut microbiome". 5th ASM Conference on Beneficial Microbes. Washington DC Sept 27-30, 2014.
"Microbiome Workshop: Deriving Function from Metagenomic Studies". International Society for Research in Human Milk and Lactation, Kiawah Island, SC, Oct 27, 2014.
"Mom knows best—Insight on strategies for manipulation of the microbiome from the mother-infant dyad". American College of Rheumatology’s Basic Research Conference. Boston, MA Nov 14, 2014.
Past Presentations from the Mills lab (last three years)
"A New Era For Fermentation Ecology—Routine tracking of all microbes in all places. New evidence for a vineyard, varietal and winery specific microbial terroir." Annual Meeting of the Washington Wine Grape Growers, Feb 7, 2014. Kennewick, WA.
"Defining the microbial terroir of wine". Joint Seed Central and Food Central Forum, UC Davis, Dec 12, UC Davis Conference Center, Davis CA.
"A breast milk-oriented microbiota in infants: a glycan-driven process" Joint Symposium of UC Davis and Academia Sinica Taiwan on Chemical Biology. Dec 2, 2013. UC Davis ARC, Davis, CA.
"Establishment of a milk-oriented microbiota (MOM) in infants: How babies find their MOMs. Implications for next generation prebiotics and probiotics" Georgian Agricultural University. Nov 14, Tblisi, Georgia.
"Establishment of a milk-oriented microbiota (MOM) in infants: How babies find their MOMs. Implications for next generation prebiotics and probiotics" 2013 Dasan Conference Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies. Nov 4-6, Jeju Island, South Korea.
"Bifidobacteria in the human infant and beyond". 1st International Conference on Human Milk Science and Innovation, Santa Monica, CA, Oct 24, 2013.
"Maternal FUT2 polymorphisms influence the gut microbial communities of breastfed infants". Microbiology Department UC Davis. Oct 23, 2013. (Zach Lewis presenting).
"Maternal FUT2 polymorphisms influence the gut microbial communities of breastfed infants". UC Davis Host Microbe Interactions Conference, Granlibakken Conference Center, Tahoe City, CA. Oct 17, 2013. (Zach Lewis presenting).
"Microbial regionality as an element of food and beverage production systems: A new view of "terroir", Penn State University Department of Food Science, College Station, PA, Oct 18, 2013.
"Interactions between milk oligosaccharides, bifidobacteria and the animal host" International Milk Genomics Consortium Annual Meeting, Davis, CA, Oct 2, 2013. (seminar shared with Helen Raybould)
"Maternal FUT2 polymorphisms influence the gut microbial communities of breastfed infants". International Milk Genomics Consortium Annual Meeting, Davis, CA, Oct 2, 2013. (Zach Lewis presenting).
"Influence of the milk glycome on the developing infant microbiota". Center of Health for Advancing Microbiome and Mucosal Protection Meeting, Davis, CA, Sept 30, 2013.
"Establishment of a milk-oriented microbiota (MOM) in infants: How babies find their MOMs. Implications for next generation prebiotics and probiotics" Department of Biology, CA State Fresno, Fresno, CA, Sept 27, 2013.
"Wine Microbial Terroir: High throughput mapping of the microbiota associated with wine production". Global Forum on the Future of Food, Sept 23, 2013, Davis, CA.
"Wine Microbial Terroir: High throughput mapping of the microbiota associated with wine production". Society for Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology Annual Meeting, Aug 12, 2013, San Diego, CA.
"Establishment of a milk-oriented microbiota (MOM) in infants: How babies find their MOMs. Implications for next generation prebiotics and probiotics" 2013 NIH Human Microbiome Science Showcase Meeting, July 26, 2013, Bethesda, MD
"Tracking Microbial Terroir Along the Grape-to-Glass Continuum." American Society of Enology and Viticulture Annual Conference. Monterey, CA, June 26, 2013. (Nick Bokulich Presented)
"Exploring the Microbial Landscapes within Wineries, Dairies, and Breweries." Second Conference on the Microbiology of the Built Environment. Boulder, CO, May 24, 2013. (Nick Bokulich Presented)
"The microbial terroir of wine" General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, Denver, CO, May 19-22, 2013.
"Nursing the microbiota: a complex interface between milk glycans and commensal bacteria". 9th Annual Carbohydrate Symposium, Banff, Canada, May 8-10, 2013. (Keynote Speaker)
"Regional and Varietal Patterns in Grape Microbiota: Evidence of Microbial Terroir?" Constellation Brands Technical Meeting, Monterey, CA, May 8, 2013. (Nick Bokulich Presented)
"Regional patterns in grape fungal consortia define wine fermentation communities." Society for Molecular Biology & Evolution, Satellite Meeting on Eukaryotic-Omics April 30, Davis CA. (Nick Bokulich Presented)
"Role of breast feeding in the initial gut microbial response" Experimental Biology, Boston, MA, April 20-24, 2013.
"A molecular basis for bifidobacterial enrichment in the breast-fed infant gut: A role for milk glycans" University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock Arkansas, April 15. 2013.
"High throughput mapping of microbes associated with wine production" UC Davis Viticulture and Enology Symposium, Lodi CA, April 9, 2013.
"Protective effects of mothers milk—direct manipulation of the gut microbiota" Institute of Medicine Forum on Microbial Threats' workshop on "The microbial ecology of health and disease", National Academy of Science, Institute of Medicine, Washington DC, March 18-19, 2013.
"Microbial ecology as a measure of terroir" Recent Advances in Viticulture and Enology, Davis, CA, March 15, 2013.
"Use of next generation sequencing to monitor wine microbial transfer from grapes to wine" Napa Valley Vintners Meeting, May 1, 2013.
"High throughput mapping of microbes associated with wine production" Oregon Wine Industry Symposium, Feb 20, 2013.
"Impact of infant feeding on the microbiome and implications for growth and development" National Institute of Child Health and Human Development workshop "Evaluating the Diet-Related Scientific Literature for Children from Birth to 24 months (B-24 Project)"February 5-7, 2013 Bethesda, MD
"The grape and wine microbiome" International Conference: Genetic improvement of crop development. Santiago, Chile, December 11, 2012.
"Wine microbial terroir" Department of Viticulture and Enology Seminar Series. UC Davis, December 7th, 2012.
"Using evolution to guide the design of novel synbiotics: Exploiting the innate link between milk glycans and infant-borne bifidobacteria" 2012 University of Idaho/Washington State University School of Food Science Distinguished Lecture Symposium—Probiotics and Prebiotics: Promoting Better Health, Pullman, WA, November 2, 2012.
"The microbial ecology of wine fermentations: Tales of microbial terroir" University of Idaho/Washington State University School of Food Science Nov 1, 2012
"New insights into the molecular adaptations of infant-associated bifidobacteria to human milk glycoconjugates" 7th UC Davis Retreat on Host Microbe Interactions. Granlibakken Conference Center, Tahoe City, CA, Oct 19th, 2012. (Dr. Daniel Garrido presenting)
"Microbial consumption of complex glyans: Co-evolution of milk oligosaccarides and infant-borne microbiota" Glycobiology Workshop. Chungnam National University, Daejeon, South Korea, September 25, 2012.
"Nursing the infant gut microbiota: An evolutionary link between milk glycans and infant borne bifidobacteria" 15th International Biotechnology Symposium and Exhibition, Daegu, Korea, September 17, 2012.
"Comprehensive high throughput profiling of yeast diversity in fermented foods and beverages" 13th International Congress on Yeasts, Madison WI, August 26, 2012.
"Next Generation Sequencing of Lactic Acid Bacteria and the Future of Ralph Kunkee's Legacy" 63rd National Conference of the American Society for Enology and Viticulture June 22, 2012.
"Lessons learned from the milk-evolved infant microbiota: New probiotics, new prebiotics and new dairy processing tools". 2012 International Dairy Federation Cheese Ripening and Technology Symposium, Madison, WI. May 23, 2012.
"Nursing the infant gut microbiota: An evolutionary link between milk glycans and infant borne bifidobacteria" Presidential Symposium at the Annual Society for Nutrition (Experimental Biology Meeting), San Diego, CA April 21, 2012.
"Growth and utilization of human milk oligosaccharides by bifidobacteria" International Probiotics Association World Congress, Los Angeles, April 20, 2012
"A unique partnership between prebiotic bovine milk glycans and probiotic bifidobactera: Opportunities for the dairy industry" International Whey Conference, Chicago, IL, Sept. 18-21, 2011.
"Interactions between bifidobacteria and milk oligosaccharides". FASEB Summer Research Conference on Probiotics, Intestinal Microbiota and the Host: Physiological and Clinical Implications, Carefree AZ July, 2011.
"Next generation synbiotics: Lessons learned from infant-borne bifidobacteria" Progress in Biotechnology" seminar series, UC Davis Biotechnology Program, Davis, CA. May 27, 2011.
"Nursing our microbiota: Interactions between bifidobacteria and milk oligosaccharides" 1st International Conference on the Glycobiology of Human Milk Oligosaccharides. Copenhagen, Denmark, May 16, 2011.
"Next generation synbiotics: Lessons learned from infant-borne bifidobacteria" 15th Annual Symposium on Industrial and Fermentation Microbiology, University of Wisconsin La Crosse, WI, April 29, 2011.
"Babies, breast milk and bifidobacteria" ASM Missouri Valley Branch Meeting, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE, April 1, 2011 (Keynote Speaker).
"New insights into the microbial ecology of wine fermentations" Annual Meeting of the National Science Teachers Association, San Francisco, CA. March 12, 2011.
"Next generation tools to examine the microbial content of wine" Recent Advances in Viticulture and Enology: Microbes of Flavor, UC Davis, March 17, 2011.
"Disruptive innovation: High throughput sequencing reveals new bacterial players in wine fermentations". Department of Viticulture and Enology Seminar. UC Davis, Davis, CA Nov 12, 2010.
"Babies, breast-milk and bifidobacteria" Department of Food Science & Technology Seminar. UC Davis, Davis, CA Nov, 10, 2010.
"Oligosaccharide binding proteins from Bifidobacterium longum subsp. infantis reveal a preference for milk and host glycans" 7th International Symposium on Milk Genomics and Human Health, Davis CA Oct 21 (Daniel Garrido presented).
"A molecular basis for bifidobacterial enrichment in the breast-fed infant gut: A role for milk oligosaccharides". International Meeting of the Federation of Korean Microbiological Societies, Seoul, Korea, Oct 14-15, 2010 (Plenary Speaker).
“An evolutionary link between bifidobacterial probiotics and milk". Korea University, Seoul, Korea, Oct 13, 2010.
“Genomics and ecology of wine-related bacteria". Seoul University, Seoul, Korea, Oct 12, 2010.
“Genomics and ecology of wine-related bacteria". Chungbuk University, Chungum, Korea, Oct 11, 2010.
"An evolutionary link between bifidobacterial probiotics and milk" ISTC Targeted Initiative “Probiotics and Health” Workshop. Yerevan, Armenia Oct, 5 - 7, 2010.
"An evolutionary link between bifidobacterial probiotics and milk". Annual Meeting of the American Dairy Science Association, Denver, CO, July 12-14, 2010.
"A molecular basis for bifidobacterial enrichment in the breast-fed infant gastrointestinal tract" Foods for Health Workshop, Center for Advanced Food Studies Copenhagen Denmark, June 21, 2010.
“The (pan)genomics and glycobiology of Bifidobacterium longum utilization of human milk oligosaccharides”. 3rd International Symposium on Propionibacteria and Bifidobacteria: Dairy and Probiotic Applications. Oviedo, Spain, June 1-4, 2010 (Dr. David Sela speaker).
"Fermentation studies: Tales of microbial—and academic—terroir". Annual Meeting of the American Society of Microbiology, San Diego, CA, May 23-26, 2010.
“Disruptive innovation: The impact of next generation sequencing on wine microbiology research", 10th Annual Constellation Wine US Technical Meeting, Santa Cruz, CA May 18, 2010.
"Vector-based strategies for enhanced protein expression in the food grade bacterium Lactococcus lactis" Engineering Vectors & Designing Clone Constructs Meeting, San Diego, CA, January 14-15, 2010.
"Tales of microbial terroir: Fermentative microbes from foods to gut health" John Kinsella Endowed Chair Recruitment, UC Davis, Nov 12, 2009.
"The human milk glycobiome and its impact on the infant microbiota" Arthur M. Sackler Colloquia of the National Academy of Sciences, Irvine, CA, Nov 2-3, 2009.
"Bifidobacterial genomics and the link to human milk oligosaccharides" 17th Microbial Genomics Conference, Oct. 11-15, 2009.
"Milk oligosaccharides: Exploring the innate link between probiotics and dairy" 50th Annual Meeting of the American College of Nutrition, Orlando FL, Oct 1-4, 2009.
“Global profiling of the bacterial and yeast ecology in wine production”. Annual Meeting of the American Society for Enology and Viticulture, Napa, CA, June 2009.
“An evolutionary relationship between milk oligosaccharides and bifidobacteria”. Annual Meeting of the Institute for Food Technology, Anaheim, CA, June 2009. (Biotechnology Division Lecturer)
“A molecular basis for bifidobacterial enrichment in the infant gastrointestinal tract”. Digestive Disease Week, Chicago, IL, May, 2009.
“Genomics and microbial ecology of wine microorganisms”. 6th International Symposium on Viticulture and Enology, Northwest A&F University, Yangling, China, April 2009. (Keynote speaker)
“Metabolomics and the microbiota”. Spring Meeting of the Society for General Microbiology, Harrogate, England, April, 2009.
“Bifidobacterial enrichment in the infant gastrointestinal tract”. 36th Annual Texas Human Nutrition Conference, Texas A&M, College Station, TX, February, 2009.
“A molecular basis for bifidobacterial enrichment in the infant gastrointestinal tract: Yet another reason to thank your mother” Department of Food Science, Michigan State University East Lansing, MI, January, 2009.