Program

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March 1st 2010

Welcome Yuehua LONG Huanming Yang Vice Minister of Yantian Dtc Director of BGI
Christian Desaintes European Commission Introduction
Microbial Composition    
Sarah Highlander Bayor College of Medicine, USA Reference genome selection and sequencing and for the HMP
George Weinstock Washington University, USA Microbiome investigations with shotgun sequencing
Wang Jun BGI Shenzhen, China High-throughput seqeuncing based metagenomics: a new trail for human microbiomes rsearch
Clara Davis Long Standford University, USA The human oral microbiome: understanding human health with ecology
Jacques Ravel U. Maryland School of Medicine, USA The temporal dynamics of the human vaginal microbiota
Fang Yang Sun Yet-sen University, China Metagenomic analyses of saliva microbiotas from caries-sensitive patients and healthy controls

March 2nd, 2010

Microbial Profiling    
Junjie Qin BGI Shenzhen, China Data, Information, Knowledge and Application - Research into Human Gut Metagenome
Søren Brunak Technical University of Denmark, Den Gut-meta transcriptomics
Rob Knight University of Colorado, USA Defining a core human microbiome
Anne Salonen University of Helsinki, Finland Comparative evaluation of fecal DNA isolation methods using phylogenetic microarray
Data organization and analysis    
Peer Bork EMBL, Germany Comparative gut metagenomics
Jennifer Russo Wortman University of Maryland, USA A Data Analysis and Coordination Center for the Human Microbiome Project
Nikos Kyrpides JGI, USA From genomes to metagenomes and back, to the future
Vineet K. Sharma Riken, Japan iMetaSys: an integrated metagenomic and microbial systems analysis workbench
Poster session    
Clinical Studies I    
Claire Fraser-Ligett U. of Maryland School of Medicine, USA The human gut microbiome and obesity in the old order amish
Oluf Pedersen Hagedorn Research Institute, Denmark Clinical study: search for correlations between distal gut microbiota and obesity
Karine Clément Inserm, France Gut microbiota in weight variation programs; the French experience
Liping Zhao Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China Re-engineering of gut microbiota with traditional Chinese medicinal foods for early prevention of thye metabolic syndrome
Francisco Guarner Hospital Vall d'Hebron, Spain Microbiota and intestinal inflammation
Janet Jansson Lawrence Berkeley Natl. Lab., USA Multi-omics of the intestinal microbiome

March 3rd, 2010

Clinical Studies II    
James Versalovic Texas Children's Hospital, USA The intestinal microbiome in children: comparisons with adults
Raish Oozer Danone Research, France Towards the identification of microbes involved in Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS): analysis of gut microbiota of constipated-type IBS subjects following the consumption of a fermented milk containing Bifidobacterium lactis DN-173010
Natalia Borruel Hospital Vall d'Hebron, Spain Probiotics in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD)
Marie-France de la Cochetière INSERM, France Importance of resident intestinal microbiota impact assessment in our understanding of diseases development: risk factors evaluation
New Sequencing Technologies    
Liu XueYan Illumina, China Go where biology takes you
Kesheng Liu Applied Biosystems, China SOLiD, more than just sequencing
Poster session    
Functional studies    
Harry Flint Rowett Institute, UK Microbial metabolism in the gut: functional groups within the microbial community in the human colon
Joël Doré INRA, France Functional metagenomic of the human intestinal microbiota
Per Brandtzaeg University of Oslo, Norway Commensal bateria and secretory immunity are two mutual determinants of immunological homeostasis
Future    
Julian Parkhill Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, UK Extremes of sequencing: sampling populations and single cells with new technologies
Minoru Kanehisa University of Kyoto, Japan From metagenomes to pathways and diseases
S. Dusko Ehrlich INRA, France Concluding remarks and perspective