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Theme: TEDxNaperville Salon

This event occurred on
September 11, 2018
Naperville, Illinois
United States

TEDxNapervilleSalon events are intimate, micro experiences built to continue the conversation after the main conference ends. Salons are a new community initiative that feature unique locations, past and new speakers, engaging conversations, and even a few surprises.

Meson Sabika
1025 Aurora Ave
Naperville, Illinois, 60540
United States
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Jack Gilbert

Jack Gilbert is the Faculty Director of the Microbiome Center, a Professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of Chicago Medicine, Senior Scientist (Adjunct) at Marine Biological Laboratory, and Group Leader in Microbial Ecology at Argonne National Laboratory. Gilbert's research is focused on the ecology, evolution, and metabolic dynamics of microbial ecosystems from myriad environments including built environments, oceans, rivers, soils, air, plants, animals, and humans. He is also developing unifying principles which govern how microbial communities assemble. He founded the Earth Microbiome Project, and co-founded the American Gut Project, and is the editor-in-chief of the journal mSystems.

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Naperville, IL, United States