Targeting Microbiota 2018 Preliminary Agenda

Speakers & topics already confirmed:

Recent advantages on gut microbiota and food intolerances
Yurdaguel Zopf, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany

Antibiotics and microbiota: recent scientific advances and perspectives
Maria Vehreschild, University Hospital of Cologne, Germany

MAIT cells (Mucosal-Associated Invariant T cells) in liver disease and antibacterial response
Antonio Riva, 
Institute of Hepatology London, Foundation for Liver Research, United Kingdom

Exploring the role of gut dysbiosis in neuroinflammation and hypertension
David Durgan, Baylor College of Medicine, USA

Hyperglycemia drives intestinal barrier dysfunction and risk for enteric infection
Sara Federici, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel

Role of gut phages in child stunting
Mohammadali Khan Mirzaei, McGill University, Canada

Crosstalk between Gut Microbiota, Innate Immune Cells and Endocrine Cells in the Pancreas Regulates Autoimmune Diabetes
Julien Diana, Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale (INSERM), France

Psycho neuro immunology and gut microbes
Paul Forsythe, McMaster University, Canada

Role of microbes in stem cells transplantation related complication
Ernst Holler, University Hospital Regensburg, Germany

The effect of gut bacterial metabolites on cardiovascular risk
Marcin Ufnal, Medical University of Warsaw, Poland

Targeted gut Microbiota and short chain fatty acid profile among term and preterm infants
Jan Mazela, 
Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Poland

Altered gut microbiota and endocannabinoid system tone in vitamin D deficiency-mediated chronic pain
Francesca Guida, Università degli Studi della Campania “Luigi Vanvitelli”, Italy

Current and new approaches for measuring gut-blood barrier permeability
Kinga Jaworska, Medical University of Warsaw, Poland 


This list will be regularly updated.

Day 1 - October 28
17h00 18h00 Registration - Badges & Material Providing
Day 2 - October 29
08h55 Welcome Address
09h00 - 12h45 Session 1: Microbiota 2018: Recent Advances & Challenges

10h30 - 11h00 Coffee Break & Poster Session
12h00 - 12h45 Short Oral Presentations

12h45 - 14h00 Lunch Break & Poster Session

14h00 - 18h30 Session 2: Challenges of microbiota sequencing and analyzing: How to manage the big data of sequencing?
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15h30 - 16h15 Coffee Break & Poster Session

16h15 - 18h30 Short Oral Presentations
18h30  End of the first day

Targeting Microbiota Dinner


Day 3 - October 30
08h55 Opening of the second day
09h00 12h45

Session 3: Challenges of microbiota-host cross-talk understanding and intestinal microbiome signaling to extraintestinal organs

10h30 11h00 Coffee Break & Poster Session
12h00 12h45 Short Oral Presentations

12h45 14h00 Lunch Break & Poster Session

14h00 17h15 Session 4: Microbiota & medicine of tomorrow: Development of effective therapeutic strategies to manipulate the gut microbiota
15h30 16h00 Coffee Break & Poster Session
16h00 17h15 Short Oral Presentations
17h15 18h00

General Discussion & Concluding Remarks: Microbiota, big data and artificial intelligency: we need to initiate the discussion.

Targeting Microbiota Awards

18h00 End of Targeting Microbiota 2018