40th International Congress of the Society for Microbial Ecology and Diseases SOMED 2018 CONGRESS

MICROBIOTA IN HEALTH AND DISEASE


Date: 18th – 19th June 2018 
Place: Marriott Hotel, Budapest, Hungary


The 40th International Congress of the Society for Microbial Ecology and Diseases – SOMED 2018 CONGRESS will be held during 18th  - 19st June 2018 in BudapestHungary.

The mission of SOMED 2018 CONGRESS is to present scientific achievements and research advances in the field of human microbial ecology and role of the microbes in health and disease. SOMED 2018 Congress provides a comprehensive scientific forum to all stakeholders from this field. The Congress is also a networking event for scientists, researchers and technology providers. The conference will also provide a platform for scientific exchange and discussion between delegates from worldwide academia and industry.

The SOMED 2018 Congress will focus on new knowledge about the role of microbiota in health and disease across the spectrum of issu

Philippe Gerard IPC

Philippe Gerard, Director of research, French National Institute for Agricultural Research - INRA, France 

Title of presentation: "Role of the gut microbiota in liver diseases. Evidence from germ-free animal models"

Wilhelm Holzapfel IPC

Wilhelm HolzapfelProfessor at Handong Global University, South Korea
President, International Committee on Food Microbiology and Hygiene (ICFMH)

Title of presentation: "Special functions of the gut microbiome in support of a healthy host"

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Susan Joyce IPC

Susan Joyce, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology; And Faculty and Funded Investigator APC Microbiome Institute, Ireland

Title of presentation: "Microbial bile acid modification – perspectives in health and disease"

Shingeru Kamiya IPC

Shigeru Kamiya, Department of Infectious Diseases, Kyorin University School of Medicine, Japan

Title of presentation: "Helicobacter pylori and indigenous microbiota"

Helena Tlaskalova-Hogenova IPC

Helena Tlaskalová-Hogenová, professor of Immunology of Charles University, in Prague, Czech Republic

Tite of presentation: "TBD"

 

Goal of the SOMED 2018 Congress is to further develop the understanding of the complexity of microbial ecology in relation to diseases, and to explore how to transform research findings to practical tools and applications in order to promote health and prevent disease.

The SOMED 2018 Congress is a unique opportunity to exchange scientific knowledge to explain the role of microbial ecology in health and disease and to initiate international cooperation between scientists and institutions working in the field. Special focus will be on the creation of opportunity for young scientist to present their research achievements. The Young Scientist Award and the Best Poster Award of SOMED 2018 CONGRESS will be awarded to outstanding young scientists, who are at the beginning of their career and who conduct basic or applied research in the field of microbiota and disease.

Budapest will offer you also excellent cultural and social program during your stay.
For further information visit the congress website www.probiotic-conference.net  
or contact the Organizing Secretariat of the SOMED 2018 CONGRESS:

phone:   +421 55 234 3430
e-mail:   olga.ciskova@upjs.sk; monika.vankova@upjs.sk


Scientific Committee

  • Alojz Bomba - President of the SOMED 2018 CONGRESS, Slovakia 
  • Eugenia Bezirtzoglou - President of the SOMED, Greece
  • Elissa Bertazzoni, Minelli Italy 
  • Nadiya Boyko, Ukraine
  • Raina Fichorova, USA
  • Pavol Jarčuška, Slovakia 
  • Shigeru Kamiya, Japan 
  • Veronica Lazar, Romania 
  • Tore Midtvedt, Sweden
  • Wilhelm Holzapfel, South Korea

Organising Committee

  • Alojz Bomba - President of the SOMED2018 CONGRESS Slovakia 
  • Monika Kvaková - Executive Director Slovakia
  • Ľuboš Ambro Slovakia
  • Izabela Bertková Slovakia 
  • Oľga Cisková Slovakia 
  • Ladislav Strojný Slovakia 
  • Mária Suváková Slovakia 
  • Monika Vaňková Slovakia 
  • Norbert Bomba Slovakia