Microbiome Conference 2019 - Program

Program


Thursday, 31 October 2019

14:30 - 19:30
Plenary Hall Washington A
14:30 - 17:15
QIIME2 Workshop

J. Gregory Caporaso, Northern Arizona University, USA
Jose ClementeClemente Lab, Icahn School of Medicine, USA
17:45 – 19:30




18:00



18:45

Opening & Keynote Lectures 

Chair:

Omry KorenBar Ilan University, Israel


  • The growing body and its interactions with the evolving gut microbiome
      Sven PetterssonNanyang Technological University of   Singapore
  • Personalizing treatments using microbiome and clinical data

      Eran Segal, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel

19:30 – 20:30
​Exhibition & Networking Area Le Baron
19:30 – 20:30
Welcome reception

 

Friday, 01 November 2019

​09:00 - 10:30
Plenary Hall Washington A
​09:00 - 09:30
​Keynote Lecture
Chair:
Erika IsolauriTurku University Hospital, Finland

  • Pregnancy Microbiome

      Omry KorenBar Ilan University, Israel

09:30 – 10:30




09:30



09:45




10:15

Pregnancy and Pregnancy Complications: Part 1

Chair:

Enrico Ferrazzi, University of Milan, Italy


  • Pregnancy in Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Reciprocal Interactions
    Gwenny Fuhler, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Netherlands

  • The impact of a maternal diet during pregnancy on the developing microbiome
       Kjersti AagaardBaylor College of Medicine, USA

Panel Discussion

​10:30 - 11:00
​Exhibition & Networking Area Le Baron
10:30 – 11:00

10:40 – 10:50
Coffee Break, Exhibition & Poster Viewing

Non-CME Product Theatre
(not included in the main event CME/CPD credit offering)
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​11:00 - 13:00
Plenary Hall Washington A
​11:00 - 12:00





11:00

11:15


11:30


11:45
Pregnancy and Pregnancy Complications: Part 2

Chair:

Enrico FerrazziUniversity of Milan, Italy



  • The Microbiome of the Reproductive Tract and Pregnancy

       Gregory BuckVirginia Commonwealth University, USA

  • Vaginal Microbiome and Preterm Birth

       David MacIntyreImperial College London, UK

  • Oral probiotics and vaginal colonization
      Fabio Facchinetti, University Hospital of Modena, Italy

Panel Discussion
12:00 – 13:00

Debate: "Are we born sterile?"

Chair:

David MacIntyreImperial College London, UK


  • NoKjersti Aagaard, Baylor College of Medicine, USA

      Vs.

  • Yes - Mathias Hornef, RWTH University Hospital, Germany
13:00 - 14:15
​Exhibition & Networking Area Le Baron
13:00 – 14:15

13:10 – 13:50
Break, Exhibition & Poster Viewing

Networking for Clinicians & Researchers
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14:15 - 15:50
Plenary Hall Washington A
14:15 – 15:20




14:15


14:30


14:45


15:00

Birth Mode

Chair:

Fabio FacchinettiUniversity Hospital of Modena, Italy


  • Necrotizing Enterocolitis

       Josef NeuUniversity of Florida Health, USA

  • Vaginal seeding post C-section  

       Jose ClementeClemente Lab, Ichan School of Medicine, USA

  • Oral Microbiota in Pregnancy and Preterm Delivery

       Flavia IndrioUniversity of Bari, Italy


Panel Discussion

​15:20 - 15:50
​Keynote Lecture
Chair: 
Omry KorenBar Ilan University, Israel

  • Probiotics in Pregnancy and Early Infancy

      Erika IsolauriTurku University Hospital, Finland

15:50 - 16:20
Exhibition & Networking Area Le Baron
15:50 – 16:20

16:00 - 16:10
Coffee Break, Exhibition & Poster Viewing

Non-CME Product Theatre
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​16:20 - 18:00
Plenary Hall Washington A
16:20 – 18:00




16:20


16:35


16:50


17:05


17:20




17:35

The Neonatal Period: Part 1

Chair:

Francesca D'Addio, University of Milan, Italy


  • Strain Level Transmission from Mother to Child

       Nicola Segata, University of Trento, Italy

  • Antibiotics in Pregnancy and Lactation and the Influence on Behaviour

      John Bienenstock, McMaster University, Canada

  • Ontogeny of the enteric host-microbial interaction

       Mathias HornefRWTH University Hospital, Germany

  • The Infant Microbiome

       Moran Yassour, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

  • Infancy and parasites: the hygiene hypothesis and the other side of the microbiota
      Simona Panelli, University of Milan, Italy  &
      Claudio Bandi, University of Milan, Italy


Panel Discussion

 

Saturday, 02 November 2019

​08:30 - 10:15
​Plenary Hall Washington A
08:30 – 10:15






08:30


08:50


09:05


09:25


09:40


09:55

The Neonatal Period: Part 2

Chairs:

Gian Vincenzo Zuccotti, University of Milan, Italy

Claudio Bandi, University of Milan, Italy


  • Gut Microbiome in Preterm infants

      Samuli Rautava, University of Turku, Finland

  • Impact of early life factors on microbiota development: focus on bifidobacteria

       Miguel Gueimonde, IPLA-CSIC, Spain

  • Nutrition as the key determinant of age-appropriate microbiota development in infants and children

      Olga Sakwinska, Nestle Research, Switzerland

  • Microbiome and brain development
    Rochellys Diaz Heijtz, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden 

  • Studying the Gut Microbiome in the First Thousand Days of Life
      Gregory Caporaso, Northern Arizona University, USA


Panel Discussion

​10:15 - 10:45
Exhibition & Networking Area Le Baron
10:15 – 10:45

10:25 – 10:35
Coffee Break, Exhibition & Poster Viewing

Non-CME Product Theatre
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10:45 - 12:50
​​Plenary Hall Washington A
10:45 – 11:30

Microbiome and Breastfeeding – does it exist, is it good or bad?

Chair:

Hellas Cena, University of Pavia, Italy


  •  Maria Carmen Collado, Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology, Spain
  •  David Mills, University of California, USA
​11:30 – 12:50
​Non-CME industry session
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​12:50 - 13:50
Exhibition & Networking Area Le Baron
12:50 – 13:50

13:00 – 13:40
Break, Exhibition & Poster Viewing

Networking for Clinicians & Researchers
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​13:50 - 15:30
​​​Plenary Hall Washington A
13:50 – 14:55



13:50


14:05



14:25


14:40
Probiotics and Prebiotics in Pregnancy and Infancy
Chair:
Rochellys Diaz HeijtzKarolinska Institutet, Sweden 

  • Modulating the preterm gut microbiota
       Lindsay HallQuadram Institute, UK

  • Postbiotics - potential addition to the biotics family
      Maria Carmen ColladoInstitute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology, Spain

  • Lessons from negative trials on probiotics 
       Hania Szajewska, Medical University of Warsaw, Poland

Panel Discussion
14:55 – 15:30
Panel Discussion on the Future of Microbiome and Closure

  • Omry KorenBar Ilan University, Israel
  • Erika IsolauriTurku University Hospital, Finland
  • Samuli RautavaUniversity of Turku, Finland                                
  • Enrico Ferrazzi, University of Milan, Italy                                       ooo
  • Sorina Grisaru GranovskyShaare Zedek Medical Center, Israel