Keynote and Invited Speakers at IPC2020




Bruno Pot

13.30 Lactobacillus Taxonomy Change: Why?, Benefits?, Consequences! 

Yakult Europe, Vrije Universiteit Brussels, PRI president







Claudio Maria Mastroianni

16.30 Challenges in the Management of SARS-CoV2 Infection: The Role of Oral Bacteriotherapy as Complementary Therapeutic Strategy to Avoid the Progression of COVID-19

Sapienza University of Rome





Erika Ebbel Angle

12.00 Using Personalized Metabolomics to Test the Health of the Gut Microbiome

Ixcela, USA





Gwénaël Jan

17.00 Probiotic Propionibacterium freudenreichii Mitigates Inflammation (Colitis, Mucositis) In Vivo and In Vitro: Surface Proteins SlpB and Extracellular Vesicles Involved

French National Institute for Agriculture, Food, and Environment (INRAE)




Jean Guy LeBlanc

14.30 Vitamin Producing Lactic Acid Bacteria, Novel Uses





Magali Cordaillat Simmons

14.00 Clarification on Terminologies and Respective Regulatory Status - Where do Pharmabiotics Fall?

Pharmabiotic Research Institute 

Auvergne, France




Michael Chikindas

16.00 Probiotics at War Against Viruses: What Is Missing From the Picture?

Rutgers University

New Jersey, USA



Michiel Kleerebezem

15.00 Synbiotic Match-making Using Lactiplantibacillus plantarum

Wageningen UR, Animal Sciences, Host Microbiome Interactomics



Orla O'Sullivan, Ph.D.

9.00 The Diet – Exercise - Gut Microbiome Paradigm

Food Bioscience Department, Teagasc Food Research Centre, Moorepark, Fermoy, Co, Cork.






Petr Ryšávka

10.30 Personalised Probiotics Therapy for Gut Microbiome Modulation: Practical Applications

Medi Pharma Vision

Czech Republic



Remco Kort

11.00 Personalized Probiotics from the Host: the Case of the Human Vaginal Commensal Lactobacillus Crispatus

Department of Molecular Cell Biology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam




Richard Bailey

17.30 The Importance of Gut Health in Poultry

Poultry Health Scientist

Aviagen, UK




Sin-Hyeog Im

11.30 Modulation of Host Immunity by Rationally Selected Probiotics: Structue-Function Correlation of Capsular Polysaccharides

Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), ImmunoBiome Inc.

Republic of Korea



Soo-Jong Hong

8.05 Early Life Gut Microbiome in the Development of Atopic Dermatitis

Childhood Asthma and Atopy Center, University of Ulsan, Republic of



Thomas A. Tompkins

9.30 Psychobiotics in the Mitigation of Symptoms of Major Depressive Disorder

Research Director, Rosell Institute from Microbiome and Probiotics, Lallemand Health Solutions inc.





Vincenzo Cesi

8.30 Functional Analysis of Gut Microbiota and Immunoinflammation in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders 

Division of Health Protection Technologies, ENEA