Symposium on Nutrition and Microbiota

Copyrigt by Lannert/University of Bonn

June 22, 2016

Symposium on Nutrition and Microbiota in Bonn on June 22nd, 2016.

The Competence Cluster in Nutrition Diet-Body-Brain (DietBB) intends to establish a Junior Research Group (intended as W1/W2 tenure-track) at the Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences at Bonn University in the research field of Nutrition and Microbiota. The symposium is held to search for an excellent candidate for this post. Together with the cluster the candidate will apply for the respective funding at the Federal Ministry of Education and Research.

9:15 am – 12:30 pm lectures and discussion

9:15 am "Microbes on the Mind – Targeting the Brain Through the Gut at Life’s Extremes"
Dr. Roman M Stilling, APC Microbiome Institute, Dept. Anatomy & Neuroscience, University College Cork, Ireland

10:00 am "Building a Gut Microbiome: Dissecting Environmental and Host Forces"
Dr. Jun Wang, Lab Molecular Bacteriology, Rega Institute, KU Leuven & VIB Center for Biology of Disease, Leuven, Belgium

10:45 am "The nexus between food metabolites and the gut bacterial microbiota"
Kolade Oluwagbemigun, Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam-Rehbrücke (DIfE) , Germany

Location: Institute of Geodesy and Geoinformation, Lecture Hall XV, Nussallee 17, Bonn-Poppelsdorf