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Preliminary Program


Monday 5th November 2018, 13.30-17.30
Afternoon Session

11.00 – 13.00 Registration

13.00 – 13.30 Francesco Peri “Welcome address and introduction to MicrobiotaMi 2018”

Plenary Session 1
Microbiota/host interaction (innate sensing, gut-brain axis, inflammaging)

Chairman: Roman Jerala

13.30 – 14.30 Judith Campisi (Buck Institute, CA USA)
Senescent cells as drivers of inflammaging

14.30 – Oral Communication 1
14.45 – Oral Communication 2
15.00 – Oral Communication 3
15.15 – Oral Communication 4

15.30 – 16.00 Coffee break & Poster Session

Chairman: Antonio Molinaro

16.00 – 17.00 Duccio Cavalieri (Department of Biology, University of Firenze, Italy)
Evolutionary Metagenomics: How Globalization and climate change affect microbiomes

17.00 – Oral Communication 5
17.15 – Oral Communication 6
17.30 – Oral Communication 7
17.45 – Oral Communication 8

18.00 Welcome cocktail


Tuesday 6th November 2018, 9.00 – 13.00
Morning Session

Plenary Session 2
Microbiota and diseases: inflammation, neurodegeneration, autoimmunity

Chairman: Ivan Zanoni

09.00 – 10.00 Scott Snapper (Harvard, USA)
Immunological and Microbial Mechanisms of Immune Tolerance in the Human Intestine: Insights from Rare Diseases.”

10.00-10.30 Silvio Danese (Humanitas University, Milano, Italy)
Microbiota manipulation for patients with IBD.”

10.30 – 11.00 Coffee break & Poster Session

Chairman: Ivan Monteleone

11.00 – 12.00 Gabriel Nunez (Department of Pathology Michigan Medicine University of Michigan)
Role of the Microbiota in Health and Inflammatory Disease”.

12.00 – Oral Communication 9
12.15 – Oral Communication 10
12.30 – Oral Communication 11

12.45 –13.00 Posters Flash Presentations

13.00 – 14.00 Lunch


Tuesday 6th November 2018, 14.00 – 17.30
Afternoon Session

Plenary Session 2
Microbiota and diseases: inflammation, neurodegeneration, autoimmunity

Chairman: Koichi Fukase

14.00 – 15.00 Hiroshi Kiyono (University of Tokyo, Japan)
Mucosal Multi-Ecological Loop of Intra- and Extra-Tissue Commensal Microbiota, Epithelial Cells and Immune Cells for Gut Homeostasis and Inflammation

15.00 – OC 12 Carmen Giordano (Politecnico di Milano, Italy)
Title TBC

15.15 – Oral Communication 13
15.30 – Oral Communication 14

15.30 – 16.00 Coffee break & Poster Session

Chairman: TBD

16.00 – 17.00 Jin-ichi Inokuchi (Tohoku Medical and Pharmaceutical University, Japan)
New Paradigm for Chronic Inflammation Mediated by Glycosphingolipids

17.00 – OC 15 Annamaria Bevivino (ENEA, Roma)
The airway microbiome in cystic fibrosis: where are we now?

17.15 – Oral Communication 16
17.30 – Oral Communication 17

Social event: guided tour to the Museo della Scienza e della Tecnica


Wednesday 7th November 2018, 09.00 – 13.00
Morning Session

Plenary Session 3
Microbiota in nutrition and health

Chairman: Rudi Beyaert

9.00 – 10.00 Maria Rescigno (Humanitas University, Milano, Italy)
Host-microbe interactions in the gut-liver axis

10.00 – OC18 Hellas Cena (University of Pavia)
Personalized nutrition and human microbiome for NCD prevention and treatment

10.15 – Oral Communication 19
10.30 – Oral Communication 20

10.45 – 11.15 Coffee break

11.15 – 12.15 Jerry M. Wells (Wageningen, Netherlands)
Microbiota Metabolites and Immunity

12.30 – Closing Remarks