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Modeling the Mammalian Microbiota Host Superorganism, Current Tools and Challenges
Paris, October 15-16, 2018

Monday, October 15, 2018
08:00 am-09:00 am
09:00 am-09:15 am
Keynote lecture
09:15 am-10:00 am
09:15 am

Keynote lecture

A. Macpherson
Uni. Hospital Bern, Switzerland 
Coffee break
10:00 am-10:30 am
Modelling the microbiota
10:30 am-12:30 pm
10:30 am

Applying Koch´s Postulates to beneficial members of the microbiota

B. Stecher
Ludwig-Maximillians Uni., Germany 
11:00 am

Investigating the intestinal barrier : from mouse models to human monogenic pathology

N. Cerf-Bensussan
INSERM, France 
11:30 am

The contribution of metabolomics for studying the microbiota host interaction : challenges and opportunities

C. Junot
CEA, France 
12:00 pm

2 oral communications

12:30 pm-02:00 pm
Animal models to study the microbiota
02:00 pm-04:30 pm
02:00 pm

Host-Lactobacillus symbiosis improving linear growth upon chronic under nutrition:lessons from  gnotobiotic animal models

F. Leulier
Institut Génomique de Lyon, France 
02:30 pm

The microbiota-mediated protection mechanisms against an oral pathogen in a Zebrafish model

J. Levraud
Institut Pasteur, France 
03:00 pm

From mice to pigs: exploring their gut microbiome by cultivation

T. Clavel
Universitätsklinikum Aachen Germany, Sweden 
03:30 pm

Interpreting gnotobiotic models: what are the missing links?

V. Arulampalam
Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden 
04:00 pm

2 oral communications

Coffee break
04:30 pm-05:00 pm
Models of pathogenesis - Part I
05:00 pm-06:30 pm
05:00 pm

Decrypting signals in the crypt: microbiota and gut epithelial regeneration

P. Sansonetti
Institut Pasteur, France 
05:30 pm

The Role of the Early Life Microbiota in Malnutrition and environmental enteropathy

B. Finlay
Michael Smith Laboratories, University British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada 
06:00 pm

Tryptophan metabolism and Gut microbiota

H. Sokol
Sorbonne Université, Inserm, INRA, APHP, France 
Poster session & light bites & drinks
06:30 pm-08:00 pm
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Raising community, Challenges to access to the models
09:00 am-01:00 pm
09:00 am

Presentation of the INFRAFRONTIER Research Infrastructure

M. Hagn
09:20 am

Challenges and opportunities in metagenomic and metatranscriptomic profiling of mouse gut microbiota

M. Adams
The Jackson Laboratory, United States 
09:40 am

Harnessing the microbiome: Solutions and opportunities for mouse research models

P.E. Dubé
Applications Scientist, Taconic Biosciences, New York, United States 
10:00 am

Maintaining the Status Quo: Can rodent vendors stabilize microbiomes in their colonies?

K. Henderson
Charles River, United States 
10:20 am

Evolution of housing systems in Gnotobiotic research

G. Milite
Consultant in Lab. Animal Science, Udine, Italy 
10:40 am

Operational performance and selected key technical issues related to the use of sealed IVC system dedicated to gnotobiotic mouse studies

P. Hardy
Veterinary & Professional Services, ALLENTOWN INC, Bussy Saint Georges, France 
11:00 am

Gnotobiology Facility implementation, achievements, and  challenges

M. Rebelo
Animal House Core Facility of Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, Ciência, Portugal 
11:20 am

Coffee break

11:40 am

Gnotobiotic Organizations;
A mechanism to build community, past, present and future

B. Theriault
Uni. Chicago, United States 
12:00 pm

EU funding of Microbiome research under H2020

D. Hadrich
European Commission, DG Research & Innovation, Brussels, Belgium 
12:20 pm

Round table discussion

01:00 pm-02:30 pm
Models of pathogenesis - Part II
02:30 pm-05:00 pm
02:30 pm

Our intestinal microbiota as a source of Next-Generation Probiotics for Human and Animal Health

P. Langella
INRA, France 
03:00 pm

Do pathogens hijack commensals' anaerobic pathways in Crohn's disease?

M. Leclerc
INRA, France 
03:30 pm

We are what we eat: modern stressors of the host-microbiota super-organism

B. Chassaing
Georgia State Uni., United States 
04:00 pm

Gut microbiota in insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes

L. Manneras Holm
Wallenberg Laboratory and Department of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, University Of Gothenburg, Sweden 
04:30 pm

2 oral communications

Closing remarks, Poster awards
05:00 pm-05:30 pm
Gala Dinner
07:00 pm-


Invited Speakers

Mark Adams, The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine, Farmington, United States
Velmurugesan Arulampalam, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
Nadine Cerf-Bensussan, UMR-S1163 Institut Imagine, Paris, France
Benoît Chassaing, Universitätsklinikum Aachen, Aachen, Germany
Thomas Clavel, Universitätsklinikum Aachen, Aachen, Germany
Philip Dubé, Taconic Biosciences, Inc., New York, United States
Brett Finlay, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
Dirk Hadrich, European Commission, DG Research & Innovation, Brussels, Belgium
Michael Hagn,
P Hardy, Allentown Inc, Bussy Saint Georges, France
Ken Henderson, Charles River, Wilmington, United States
Christophe Junot, CEA/Laboratoire d’Etude du Métabolisme des Médicaments, Gif-Sur-Yvette, France
Philippe Langella, MICALIS Institute, INRA, Jouy-En-Josas, France
Marion Leclerc, MICALIS Institute, INRA, Jouy-En-Josas, France
François Leulier, Institut de Génomique Fonctionnelle de Lyon (IGFL), Lyon Cedex 07, France
Jean-Pierre Levraud, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
Randi Lundberg, Taconic, Denmark
Andrew J. S. Macpherson, University Bern, Bern, Switzerland
Louise Manneras Holm, Sahlgrenska Universitetssjukhuset, Göteborg, Sweden
Gianpaolo Milite, Consultant in Lab. Animal Science, Udine, Italy
Manuel Rebelo, Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, Oeiras, Portugal
Philippe Sansonetti, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
Harry Sokol, Saint-Antoine Hospital, Paris, France
Barbel Stecher, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, München, Germany
Betty Theriault, The Microbiome Center, Chicago, United States


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