The Gut Microbiota Impact on the Immune System:
Implications for Autoimmunity and Cancer

Joint UniMIB-UniSR PhD Course on

"The Gut Microbiota Impact on the Immune System:
Implications for Autoimmunity and Cancer"


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FINAL PROGRAM

23/06/2016 - Day 1

University of Milano-Bicocca, Building U6, Piazza dell'Ateneo Nuovo 1, Milan Room 4

Morning Session:

      - 9.30-10.20: Metagenomic analysis of the human microbiome with strain-level resolution
      Nicola Segata (University of Trento, Italia).

      - 10.20-11.10: Targeting host-microbiota balance to enhance systemic immune regulation and reduce western-diet-related inflammation
      Filippo Canducci (University of Insubria-Varese and San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy).

      - 11.10-11.40: Coffee break

      - 11.40-12.30: Commensal microbiota and autoimmune disease in the brain
      Hermut Wekerle (Max-Planck Institute of Neurobiology, Martinsried, Germany).

      - 12.30-13.20: Targeting the human gut microbiota in type 1 and 2 diabetes
      Guido Bakker (The Netherlands Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam).

      - 13.30-14.30 Lunch Break

Afternoon Session (14.30-16.00)

      Round table moderated by UniSR PhD Students:
      “What is the best method to study functional metabolic profiling of gut
      microbiota?”

24/06/2016 - Day 2

University Vita e Salute San Raffaele, Via Olgettina 60, DIBIT-1, Ground Floor, Room Ippocrate

Morning session:

      - 9.30-10.20: Intestinal commensal microbes as immune modulators
      Kenya Honda (Riken Institute, Japan).

      - 10.20-11.10: The gut-vascular barrier in health and disease
      Ilaria Spadoni, IEO-IFOM, Milan, Italy

      - 11.10-11.40: Coffee break

      - 11.40-12.30: Pancreatic beta-cells limit autoimmune diabetes: strategic role of gut microbiota
      Julien Diana (Institut Necker-Enfants Malades (INEM), Université Paris
      Descartes, France).

      - 12.30-13.20: The fire within: microbes inflame tumors
      Nicola Gagliani (UKE Hamburg, Germany).

      - 13.30-14.30 Lunch Break

Afternoon Session (14.30-16.00)

      Round table moderated by UniMIB PhD Students:
      “What are the potential therapeutic approaches to target microbiota in
      autoimmunity and cancer?”
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