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

15.30 – 16.00 Coffee break & Poster Session

Chairman: Antonio Molinaro

16.00 –17.15 Oral Communications

17.15 –17.30 Posters Flash Presentations


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 –11.15 Oral Communications

11.15 – 11.45 Coffee break & Poster Session

Chairman: Ivan Monteleone

11.45 – 12.45 Gabriel Nunez (Department of Pathology Michigan Medicine University of Michigan)
Role of the Microbiota in Health and Inflammatory Disease”.

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 – 16.00 Jerry M. Wells (The University of Wageningen, Netherlands)
Microbiota Metabolites and Immunity

16.00 – 16.30 Coffee break & Poster Session

Chairman: Fabio Facchini

16.30 –17.30 Oral Communications

17.30 –17.45 Poster Flash Presentations


Wednesday 7th November 2018, 09.00 – 13.00
Morning Session

Plenary Session 3
Therapeutics targeting microbioma

Chairman: Rudi Beyaert

09.00 – 10.00 Sven Pettersson (The LKC School of Medicine NTU University Singapore)
The Gut Microbiome and Ageing; A Friend or a Foe?

10.00 – 11.00 Maria Rescigno (Humanitas University, Milano, Italy)
Host-microbe interactions in the gut-liver axis

11.00 – 11.30 Coffee break

11.30 – 12.30 Jin-ichi Inokuchi (Tohoku Medical and Pharmaceutical University, Japan)
New Paradigm for Chronic Inflammation Mediated by Glycosphingolipids

12.30 – Closing Remarks