5th International Symposium on the Environmental Dimension of Antibiotic Resistance

9–14 June 2019 • Hong Kong

5th International Symposium on the Environmental Dimension of Antibiotic Resistance

9–14 June 2019 • Hong Kong

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Maria Gloria Dominguez-Bello (USA)

Henry Rutgers Professor of Microbiome and Health
Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology
Department of Anthropology
Interim Director, NJ Institute for Food, Nutrition and Health (IFNH)
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

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The Neonatal Microbiota and Antibiotic Resistance Genes

Maria Gloria Dominguez-Bello received her Bachelor of Science in Biology (1983) from Simon Bolivar University in Venezuela, and her Masters (1987) and PhD (1990) in Nutrition and Microbiology, respectively, from the University of Aberdeen in Scotland. She was a post-doctoral fellow at the Institute National de la Recherche Agronomic in France, and worked at the Venezuelan Institute for Scientific Research, at the University of Puerto Rico, New York University and is currently a Henry Rutgers Professor of Microbiome and Health at the Departments of Biochemistry and Microbiology and of Anthropology. She is also the Interim Director of the Institute for Food Nutrition and Health (IFNH), at Rutgers University. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology, and of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, serves on the editorial board of several biomedical journals. She has over 120 scientific publications with synergistic multidisciplinary collaborations in Chile, Venezuela, Bolivia, Peru, Brazil, Tanzania, Spain, Belgium, and the USA. Her lab currently focuses on multidisciplinary approaches to study the impacts of modern practices on the microbiome.