September 20/22 2018 – Hotel Kempinski, Berchtesgaden

Thursday, September 20th

  Dinner at a typical German “Almhütte”  
18:00   Start of the hiking trip  
18:30   Bus departure to the “Almhütte”  


Friday, September 21st

09:00 09:10 Welcome and Introduction  
09:10 11:00 Introduction round  
11:00 – 11:30 Coffee Break
  Session I: Composition and Brain  
11:30 12:00 Fecal microbiota transplantation and “dark matters” of the gut Siew C. Ng, Hong Kong
Zuo Tao
12:00 12:30 Intenstinal microbiota and barrier: A trigger of stress and aging? Ina Bergheim, Wien
Anja Baumann
12:30 12:55 The Tryptophan paradigm – microbiome-targeted therapy for many diseases Stefan Schreiber, Kiel
12:55 13:25 The Kynuernine Pathway as a systematic link Markus Schwarz, Munich,
Jana Sonner
13:25 – 14:25 Buffet Lunch
  Session II: Therapy shaping the microbiome  
14:25 14:55 Of probiotics in the gynaecological oncology Jalid Sehouli, Berlin
Adolf Heschl
14:55 15:20 Probiotics in clinical application Vanessa Stadlbauer-Köllner, Graz
Angela Horvath
15:20 15:45 Pathway-based approach to classify unannotated gut bacteria associated with insulin sensitivity Susanne Brix Pedersen, Kopenhagen
15:45 16:15 Loss of Colonization Resistance within the Gastrointestinal Microbiome During Critical Illness Daniel Freedberg, New York
16:15– 16:45 Coffee Break  
  Session III: Family Health  
16:45 17:15 The host-microbiome interplay in men and great apes Andre Franke, Kiel
Malte Rühlemann
17:15 17:45 Importance of the genital microbiome in HIV transmission Rupert Kaul, Québec
Lukas Grumet
17:45 18:15 Hormones and the gut Barbara
Obermayer-Pietsch, Graz
Angelo Ascani
18:15 18:45 The human archaeome Christine
Moissl-Eichinger, Graz
Alexander Mahnert
19:30 Dinner at Le Ciel



Saturday, September 22nd

  Session IV: Composition of human microbiomes  
09:00 09:30 The gut microbiota – critical modifier of immune-modulatory therapies Philip Rosenstiel, Kiel
Corinna Bang
09:30 10:00 Population studies of gut microbiome: effect of medication, diet and other factors Alexandra Zhernakova, Groningen
Alexander Kurilshikov
10:00 10:30 Host-gut microbiota interactions and metabolic traits in mice and human Elin Org, Tartu
Kreete Lüll
10:30 10:55 Role of the Microbiome in Barrett’s Esophagus Julian Abrams, New York
10:55– 11:25 Coffee Break
  Session V: Nutrition and Microbiome  
11:25 11:50 Modulating the gut microbiota improves liver disease Bernd Schnabl, San Diego
11:50 12:15 Multi-omics approaches for analysis of the gut microbiota Karsten Kristiansen, Kopenhagen
12:15 12:40 Gut microbiome in host health and diseases: some perspectives Jun Wang, Beijing
12:40 13:30 Final discussion/closing remarks  
13:30 Buffet Lunch


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