Keynote speakers

We are pleased to announce the first confirmed speakers for the International Scientific Conference on Probiotics and Prebiotics – IPC2015.

Plenary Speakers

Hiroshi Ohno, Laboratory for Intestinal Ecosystem, RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical Sciences, Japan

Title of presentation: "Integrated Omics Approach for Understanding the Gut Ecosystem"

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Bruno Pot, Laboratory of Lactic Acid Bacteria & Mucosal Immunity, Institut Pasteur de Lille, Center for Infection & Immunity of Lille, France


Title of presentation:  "Selected Probiotics Can Limit Weight Gain and Insulin Resistance in Diet-induced Obese Mice"

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Keynote Speakers
 

Yolanda Sanz, Microbioal Ecology, Nutrition & Health Research Group, National Research Council, Spain

Title of presentation: "Microbiome’s Influence on Energy Balance and Metabolic Disease: My New Gut Project"

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Gwénaël Jan, Director of Research, French National Institute for Agricultural Research, France

Title of presentation: "Starter SURFace against Inflammation of the Gut : Any Unrevealed Potential in Dairy Starters?"

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Jean-Paul Lallès, Director of Research French National Institute for Agricultural Research, France, Rennes, France

Title of presentation: "Gut wall homeostasis: roles and regulations of barrier function, inducible heat shock proteins and intestinal alkaline phosphatase"

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Won-Jae LEE, School of Biological Science, National Creative Research Initiative Center for Symbiosystem, South Korea

Title of presentation: "How Gut Microbiomes Impact Host Growth and Immunity: Lesson from a Drosophila Model"

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Elinor McCartney, Food Chain Legislation Expert, Pen & Tec Consulting, Spain

Title of presentation: "Regulation of Probiotics for Humans in the EU - What’s New?"

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Prof. Philippe Thonart, Professor at Gembloux AgroBiotech and Université de Liège, Belgium

Title of presentation:Scale up Procedure for Fermentation and Down Stream Processing of Probiotic Strains: a Challenge for the Industry”

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Session Leaders

Ajay Awati, Global Product Manager-Enzymes, Danisco Animal Nutrition, DuPont Industrial Biosciences,United Kingdom

Title of presentation: "Probiotics and Feed Enzymes: Synergy at Play"

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Alojz Bomba, Head of Institute of Experimental Medicine, Faculty of Medicine of Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Košice, Skovakia

Title of presentation: "Lipid metabolism, atherosclerosis and probiotics"

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Nadiya Boyko, Uzhhorod National University, Ukraine

Title of presentation: Use of Designed Food in Modification of Gut Microbiota and Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes

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Mario Guslandi, Head Clinical Hepato-Gastroenterology Unit Division of Gastroenterology- S.Raffaele University Hospital, Italy

Title of presentation: "Probiotics for Intestinal  Disorders - Probiotics for IBD and IBS"

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Wilhelm Heinrich Holzapfel, Professor, School of Life Sciences, Handong Global University Pohang, South Korea and President, International Committee on Food Microbiology and Hygiene (ICFMH)

itle of presentation: "Metabolic syndrome, obesity and gut microbiota – towards unravelling the blackbox"

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Sin-Hyeog Im, Group leader/Professor, Academy of Immunology and Microbiology (AIM), Institute for Basic Science (IBS), and Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), Republic of Korea

Title of presentation: "Mechanisms of Action of Probiotics in Immune Modulation"

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