Saturday, March 10

PLENARY SESSIONS

9:00-10:30 am

Session I: Food-Microbes-Host Interactions in the Human Gut
Chair: R. Balfour Sartor (Chapel Hill, USA)

Microbes, molecules and mucosal immunology
Ramnik Xavier (Boston, US)

Dietary fiber and the mucus barrier
Mahesh Desai (Luxembourg)

The gut vascular barrier
Maria Rescigno (Milano, Italy)

10:30-11:00 am

Coffee break

11:00-12:30 pm

Session II: Microbiota and Cancer
Chair: Robert Schwabe (New York, USA)

Contribution of microbiota to carcinogenesis
Christian Jobin (Gainesville, USA)

Microbiome signatures in colon cancer progression
Mani Arumugam (Copenhaguen, Denmark)

The microbiome as modulator of cancer immuno- and chemotherapy
Franck Carbonnel (Paris, France)

12:30-2:00 pm

Lunch and Poster viewing


WORKSHOPS SESSIONS

2:00-3:30 pm

WORKSHOPS 1 TO 4

1. Microbial signatures in children as predictors of chronic disease in adult life
Chairs:

Hania Szajewska (Warsaw, Poland)
Brent Polk (Los Angeles, USA)

Presenters:

Mikael Knip (Helsinki, Finland)
Samuli Rautava (Turku, Finland)

2. Probiotics in IBS
Chair:

Giovanni Barbara (Bologna, Italy)

Presenters:

Emeran Mayer (Los Angeles, USA)
Giovanni Barbara (Bologna, Italy)

3. Update on FMT
Chair:

Colleen Kelly (Providence, USA)

Presenters:

Giovanni Cammarota (Rome, Italy)
Zain Kassam (Boston, USA)

4. Gut Microbiota Targets in Nutrition
Chair:

Karine Clément (Paris, France)

Presenter:

TBC

3:30-4:00 pm

Poster session and coffee break

4:00-5:30 pm

WORKSHOPS 5 TO 7

5. Designing Microbiome studies in the clinical setting
Chair:

Joël Doré (Paris, France)

Presenters:

Chaysavanh Manichanh (Barcelona, Spain)
Joël Doré (Paris, France)

6. Probiotics in liver disease
Chair:

Michael Trauner (Vienna, Austria)

Presenters:

Jasmohan Bajaj (Richmond, USA)
Michael Trauner (Vienna, Austria)

7. Potential microbiome-based diagnostic tools in IBD
Chair:

Dirk Haller (Munich, Germany)

Presenters:

Thomas Clavel (Aachen, Germany)
Ramnik Xavier (Boston, USA)

Sunday, March 11

PLENARY SESSIONS

9:00-9:30 am

Lecture
Chair: Antonio Gasbarrini (Rome, Italy)

The emerging oral-gut-liver axis
Jasmohan Bajaj (Richmond, USA)

9:30-10:30 am

Short Reports from Workshops
Chairs:

Gail Hecht (Chicago, USA)
Francisco Guarner (Barcelona, Spain)

10:30-11:00 am

Coffee break

11:00-12:30 pm

Session III: New Insights on Microbiome Therapeutics
Chair: Harry Sokol (Paris, France)

Microbiome responses to dietary intervention
Gary Wu (Philadelphia, USA)

Novel probiotics: Akkermansia muciniphila and Eubacterium hallii
Clara Belzer (Wageningen, Netherlands)

Microbiota changes in post-dieting weight regain: impact of dietary flavonoids
TBC

12:30 pm

Lunch
End of the 7th Gut Microbiota For Health World Summit