It is the purpose of this meeting to discuss how the host microbiome may be altered and whether such approaches can result in a positive impact on the host

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Registration for this program is now closed. However, you may register on site at no charge.

The Symposium will take place at the
Conference Center
Building 549
National Cancer Institute at Frederick, MD.

Important Notes/Directions:
·  All visitors that do not have a US Government PIV card must enter through: 
Nallin Farm Gate, which is located at Opossumtown Pike and Amber Drive, Frederick MD.

Here is a link for a Google Map:

Present a photo ID at the Nallin Gate (e.g., driver's license, passport).
·  Expect that your vehicle will be searched (allow up to 30 minutes)

From the Nallin Farm Gate, here is the way to the Conference Center:


When approaching the gate, if you do not have a government PIV identification, you must register at the visitor's center. Follow the "VISITORS" sign in red.

After processing, please follow these instructions:

-Make a right after exiting the visitors entry area and follow to the roundabout.

-At the roundabout, take the third exit towards Campus Drive. 

-After exiting roundabout, take first left onto Campus Drive.

-Follow Campus Drive to the intersection. Watch for brown sign marked IB Express on your right before the intersection. Just past this sign, make a right at this intersection onto Porter. (This is an unmarked intersection, but you will be on Porter).

-Follow Porter for about a mile. Make a right onto Doughton.

-On Doughton, you will see Sultan Drive. There is construction on this road, directly in front of the conference center. Continue further for Beasley. 

-Make a left onto Beasley, and make a left into the parking lot.

-Park, and enter Building 549.

-Upon entry, follow signs for the Auditorium, where you will find the registration area.

You've Arrived!!

Continental Breakfast and Break refreshments will be served. Lunch is on your own at the Discovery Cafe, in the same building. Click Here for a menu.

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