Experts meeting on Microbiome & Human Health – Thursday December 2, 2021

On December 2nd we are once again organising an Experts Meeting dedicated to how the power of genomics and microbiome research can be applied for microbial-driven product design. We look forward to discuss the challenges and opportunities related to human health. Topics covered incuded exploring the microbiome, strategies for  product development and commercialisation, infant nutrition & health, probiotics and their health benefits, gut health & disease, in silico/in vitro/in vivo studies and clinical trials.

Note: This event will now be completely online

Event details

Date: Thursday December 2nd, 2021
Location: Online – Microsoft Teams
Hosts: Dr. Radhika Bongoni & Dr. Derek Butler

Session 1: Early Life Nutrition & Infant Health

  • 13.00 Opening experts meeting by Derek Butler, CCO – BaseClear
  • 13.05 Dr. Himanshu Kumar, Senior Scientist – Danone
    The development of early life gut microbiota and its implication in later life
  • 13.30 Dr. Eline Klaassens, Product Manager Human Health – BaseClear
    Advanced biostatistical analysis to enhance microbiome data mining for health discoveries
  • 13.55 Dr. Clara Belzer, Associate Professor, Wageningen UR
    From Mum to Bum, how human milk oligosaccharides shape the microbiome
  • 14.20 Dr. Gerben Hermes, Senior Scientist – Chr. Hansen
    In vitro and in silico Human Milk Oligosaccharide degradation capacity by bifidobacterial
  • 14.45 Panel discussion
  • 15.00 End session 1

15.00 – 16.00 BREAK

Session 2: Probiotics and their health benefits

  • 16.00 Dr. Olaf Larsen, Senior Manager Science – Yakult
    Microbiota management: a one health perspective
  • 16.25 Dennis Zeilstra – Senior Science Analyst – Winclove Probiotics
    Microbiome and probiotics in metabolic health
  • 16.50 Lisa Pagan, Research Physician – Centre for Human Drug Research
    The human vulvar microbiome
  • 17.15 Panel discussion
  • 17.30 Closing experts meeting

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