It’s Alive: Microbes and Cells in Human Milk and their Potential Benefits to Mother and Infant

Lactation RIS

Tuesday, April 29, 2014
8:00 AM–10:00 AM


Lars Bode, PhD, University of California, San Diego
Mark McGuire, PhD, University of Idaho


  • Milk: The first probiotic food?  Michelle McGuire, PhD, Washington State University
  • Rise and fall of the human milk microbiota.  Juan Rodriguez, PhD, Complutense University of Madrid
  • Immune cells in human milk.  Donna Geddes, PhD, The University of Western Australia
  • Stem cells in human milk.  Peter Hartmann, PhD, The University of Western Australia