GI Research Conference

Microbiome Medicine Seminar Series

Center for Interdisciplinary Study of Inflammatory Intestinal Disorders

Section of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition

Department of Medicine


Mark Morrison, PhD

Chair & Group Leader of Metagenomics

Frazier Institute

Faculty of Medicine

The University of Queensland, Australia


“Variations of the mucosa-associated microbiota along the gastrointestinal tract in health and disease: the Brisbane approach”


Thursday, May 16, 2024

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm


 Knapp Center for Biomedical Discovery (KCBD)

First floor auditorium

Room 1103


Refreshments provided


To join via Zoom:

Meeting ID: 980 4532 4002

Passcode: 513547


To learn more about the recent highlights of the the C-IID access the newsletters: C-IID January 2024 Newsletter and C-IID 2023 Winter Newsletter.

Animal Resources Center receives $7.9-million grant from National Institutes of Health

The National Institutes of Health awarded the Animal Resources Center a $7.9 -million grant that will fund the expansion of the Gnotobiotic Research Animal Facility. Read More.


C-IID Member Accolades

Pilot and Feasibility Recipients present at Silvio O. Conte Digestive Diseases Research Core Centers 2023 Meeting 


The annual Silvio O. Conte Digestive Diseases Research Core Centers (DDRCC) meeting was hosted by the Digestive Health Center (DHC) at the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center at the University of Cincinnati on November 6-7,2023. This meeting is comprised of the 17 DDRCCs leadership and numerous NIDDK staff. Megan McNerney, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Pathology, Division of Genomic and Molecular Pathology and Department of Pediatrics, Section of Hematology/Oncology, presented “CUX1 Transcriptional Regulation of Intestinal Epithelium Differentiation”. Sebastian Pott, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, presented his research titled “Multiomic Analysis Reveals Cellular and Epigenetic Plasticity in Intestinal Pouches of Ulcerative Colitis Patients”.

Dr. Valerie Abadie awarded the 2023 Celiac Disease Foundation Young Investigator Prize for Basic Science

Congratulations to Dr. Abadie (2018 C-IID Pilot & Feasibility Recipient) on being awarded the 2023 Celiac Disease Foundation Young Investigator Prize for Basic Science. Dr. Abadie was awarded for her novel research on the development of the first pathophysiological murine model of celiac disease and identifying immune mechanisms in celiac disease pathogenesis. She was formally recognized at the Celiac Disease Foundation Award Reception during Digestive Disease Week in Chicago, IL. Read more. 



Congratulations to Joash Lake (1st picture, center), graduate student in immunology in Dr. Eugene B. Chang’s lab, on being a recipient of the 2022 Biological Sciences Division, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Award. Joash was awarded for his service and contributions to the university and community at large. Joash serves on the board of the Black Grad Coalition, where he helps to create inclusive and safe spaces for black professionals at the university and works with non-profit organizations such as Target Hope, that aim to increase the number of under-represented communities to pursue higher education. He has also served as a CAMPII mentor, a program that aims to help increase the recruitment of minority students into STEM fields.