Mind your gut microbiota for your metabolism and heart ! - a Metacardis international event 

September 28th and 29th, 2018


Friday, September 28th, 2018

9:00    Welcome address and introduction
           Karine Clément: The Metacardis project

9:30    MetaCardis Keynote Speaker
           Prof Dusko Ehrlich, INRA: History of metagenomics

10:30    Coffee Break

10:45    Diabetes and Obesity I
             Principal investigators (25’ presentation, 5’ discussion)
             Fredrik Bäckhed: Translational approaches to delineate the role of microbiome in metabolic diseases
             Max Nieuwdorp: Using FMT to dissect the causality of gut microbiota in human metabolic disease


              Unpublished results from young investigators (15’)
             Karen Assmann: Immune cells and gut metagenomics
             Gwen Falony: Quantitative profiling of the gut microbiota – impacts for clinical research

12:30    LUNCH

13:30    Diabetes and Obesity II
             Principal investigators (25’ presentation, 5’ discussion)
             Hervé Blottière: Commensal bacteria and the intestine

             Results from the MetaCardis MetaTransition
             Unpublished results from young investigators (15’):
             Judith Aron: Bariatric surgery and metagenomics
             Francois Brial: Microbial metabolites in rodent models of insulin resistance

15:00    Coffee Break

15:30    Cardiovascular diseases
             Principal investigators (25’ presentation, 5’ discussion)
             Oluf Pedersen: Results from the MetaCardis MetaCoronary synopsis
             Kristiansen K.: The Microbiome and atherosclerosis.

              Unpublished results from young investigators (15’)
             Sebastien Fromentin: Title to be announced


17:00    Focus on Big Data
             Adrien Basdevant: Title to be announced

18:00    Evening event: Poster session with cocktail


Saturday, September 29th, 2018

9:00    Drug-related effects
           Principal investigators (25’ presentation, 5’ discussion)
           Peer Bork: Importance of drugs in metagenomic profiles
           Valentina Tremaroli: Metformin and diabetes

           Unpublished results from young investigators (15’)
           Sofia Forslund: Elucidating drug effects on the microbiota

10:30  Coffee Break

           Principal investigators (25’ presentation, 5’ discussion)
           Philippe Gérard: Gut microbiota and liver disease: lessons from germ-free animal models
           Marc Dumas: Molecular Phenomics and Metagenomics of Hepatic Steatosis in Non-Diabetic Obese Women

           Unpublished results from young investigators (15’)
           Presentation from the EPoS H2020 consortium

12:00  The future of the gut microbiota in CMDs
            Eran Elinav: Future of Metagenomics in metabolic diseases

13:00   Conference closing remarks

13:30   Departure

Please note: this is a preliminary program, modifications might be necessary.


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