New research on associations between the maternal-infant microbiome is being published at an increasing rate. However, challenges remain in microbiome analysis and data interpretation. For this reason BaseClear routinely organises expert meetings wherein scientists, researchers and application specialist meet, share and discuss microbiome projects, challenges and opportunities. On Thursday May 14th, we are once again organising an 1-day expert-meeting titled:
Infant & Pregnancy Microbiome
An experts meeting to discuss microbiome-based solutions that improve health in early life
COVID-19 update Due to the measures related to the COVID-19 outbreak this experts meeting will be a complete online edition.
Chair: Dr. Radhika Bongoni | Business Developer, BaseClear
Tentative number of attendees: 50
Topics: Relationships between the maternal-infant microbiome, therapeutic products, multi-omics approaches, regulatory aspects, study design for clinical trials in maternal and paediatric settings
Target group: Researchers and scientists, regulatory managers, application specialists and CROs.
Location: This meeting will be hosted online
Costs: 150,- euro excl. VAT/ participant
Cancellation: Cancellations are only valid if notice is received in writing. For cancellations made within 1 week of the event, no refunds will be paid.
All times are Central European Time (CET)
Session 1: Exploring the infant microbiome
10. 50 Welcome & Opening Experts Meeting
Dr. Radhika Bongoni | Business Developer, BaseClear
11.00 The Nature and Nurture of our Microbiome Dr. Clara Belzer | Associate Professor, Wageningen University
11.15 Mother-infant microbiome interface: Early determinants and long-term health implications
Dr. Anne Salonen | Principal Investigator Human Microbiome Research Program, University of Helsinki
11.30 Does the gut microbiome affect immune changes in the pregnant mouse? Dr. Marijke Faas | Associate Professor, UMCG
11.45 Less is more: infant gut microbiome analysis by shallow shotgun sequencing captures near-complete taxonomic and functional microbial profiles Dr. Ali May | Product Manager Bioinformatics, BaseClear
12.00 Panel discussion 1 12.30 End of session 1
Session 2: Modulating the infant microbiome
15.00 Symbiotics in Early life nutrition for C-section born infants Dr. Kaouther Ben Amor | Senior Team Leader Probiotics, Danone
15.15 Human Milk Oligosaccharides as a Novel Functional Food Ingredient Dr. Kartja Parschat | Deputy Head of research and development, Jennewein Biotechnologie
15.30 Characterising the young infant gut mycobiome Dr. Steve James | Researcher, Quadram Institute Bioscience
15.45 How to translate microbiome diversity in infants? Dr. Maciej Chichlowski | Principal Scientist, Mead Johnson Nutrition / Reckitt Benckiser
16.00 Panel discussion 2
16.30 Online social activity
17.00 End of session 2
Our online experts meeting on Infant & Pregnancy Microbiome Analysis is fully booked. In case you have quesitons about this event fill in the contact form below.
With her passion for health and wellbeing, Radhika enjoys contributing to sustainability, and to the development of products that will benefit the end user and improve their quality of living. To this end, Radhika heads the commercial activities at BaseClear. “My diverse industry experience helps me envisage out-of-the-box solutions for our customers and to enter to new markets as a company” says Radhika. “It’s crucial that I can identify our customer needs and market trends to steer product development at BaseClear.”