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Microbiome & Probiotics Resources

Presentation Videos

Brain Food: The Gut Microbiome as an Enabler of Mental Wellbeing

Simone Pyle, Science & Technology Manager, Gut Microbiome, Unilever

Submission-ready microbiome data for clinical trials

Marianne Koliana VP, Business Development, Clinical Microbiomics

Dietary fibre breakdown by the human gut microbiota

Petra Louis, Senior Research Fellow, Rowett Institute – University of Aberdeen

Role of the vaginal microbiome in women’s health and intimate personal care

Kristen Neuman, Co-Founder & CSO, MyMicrobiome AG

Ex-vivo experimental approaches to explore immunomodulatory and homeostatic potential of pre and pro-biotics

Ilia Belotserkovsky,Scientific Project Manager, Bioaster

Advertising Microbiome and Probiotics: legal standards and guidance

Laura Brett, Vice President, National Adverting Division, BBB National Programs

Next generation clinically proven probiotics for specific health conditions: cardiovascualr health

Stephen O’hara, Founder & CEO, OptiBiotix Health PLC

The Role of Regulatory Strategy in Successful Commercialization

Amy Smith, Global Regulatory Strategy Lead,Health Dietary Supplements, IFF

OMEGA2– Comprehensive Metabolomics for Microbiome Profiling

Alexander Buko, VP Human Metabolome Technologies

Timing of maternal antibiotics during caesarean section on infant microbial colonization and health outcome

Thomas Dierikx, PhD student, Department of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Amsterdam UMC

The Isala citizen-science project on the vaginal microbiome

Sarah Lebeer, Professor of Microbiology & Biotechnology, University of Antwerp

Microbiome Investigation and Data Science for Human and Animal Health.

Vanessa Rouaud, Head of Bioanalysis & Microbiome Business Unit and Fabien Douillard, Technical Proposal Manager, Biofortis

Microbiome biomarkers predict human health improvements

Jason Bush, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer, SolnulTM Prebiotic Resistant Starch

Using Better Science to Unhinge the Limits of Growth in the Biotech Industry

Ihab Boulas, Consultant & former CEO, Unibiome

Paradigm Change in Skin Health

Veronika Oudova, Co-Founder, S-Biomedic, Belgium

Development of Genomics Tools for Understanding Skin Host: Microbe Communication

Jay Tiesman, Research Fellow, Genomics Group Leader, Procter & Gamble

Microbiome meets AI: Microbiome Biomarker for Disease Diagnosis

Moderator: Agnieszka Piotrowska Alliance Manager, Ardigen

Webinar: Dandruff & Scalp Microbiome

Moderated Panel Discussion led by Thomas Dawson

Webinar: Advancing Microbiome Research

Alexander M Buko, Sangram Sisodia, Azza Gadir, Elsa Jungman, and Mark Zbinden

Gene-environment interactions modulating microbiota-gut-brain axis dysfunction in preclinical models of brain disorders

Anthony Hannan, Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health

Viome’s AI-driven precision nutrition improves clinical outcomes in depression, anxiety, IBS, and T2D

Momo Vuyisich, Viome Research

Microfluidics : microbiology at ultrahigh throughput

Maxence Desjonquères, Biomillenia

Sleep, microbiota and immune system

Hok Bing Thio, Professor, Department of Dermatology Erasmus University Medical Center

Prebiotic xylo-oligosaccharides (XOS) ameliorate non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)

Satu Pekkala, Academy of Finland Research Fellow, Adjunct professor, University of Jyväskylä

Webinar: Progress of Omics in Microbiome Studies

Carlos Merino, Greg Michelotti, Ph.D., Nima Aghaeepour and Tonya Ward

The rationale of probiotics in urogenital female healthcare and after pregnancy

Franco Vicariotto, Specialist Obstetrics and Gynecology, Senior consultant of San PIO X Hospital Milan

Turku Microbiome Biobank: Could microbiome analyses & microbial-based prevention & therapy be part of the future of personalized medicine?

Eveliina Munukka, Research Director, Turko Microbiome Biobank, University of Turku, Finland

The Microbiome of the Female Reproductive Tract, Pregnancy and Women’s Reproductive Health

Gregory Buck, Professor Microbiology & Immunology & Computer Science, Virginia Commonwealth University

Immune responses to bacterial antigens and association with colorectal cancer risk in a large European cohort study

David Hughes, Assistant Professor of Cancer Epidemiology, UCD Conway Institute, University College Dublin, Ireland

Mechanisms involved in the prevention of type I diabetes onset by Lactobacillus johnsonii N6.2

Graciela Lorca, Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology and Cell Science, University of Florida

Environmental mycobacteria as next-generation immunobiotics for mental health

Christopher Lowry, Associate Professor, Department of Integrative Physiology, University of Colorado Boulder

Modulating the appetite through the probiotic strain Hafnia alvei HA4597

Gregory Lambert, CEO and VP of R&D, TargEDys

Vaginal Microbiota Management and Impact on Women’s Health

Liisa Lehtoranta, R&D Manager, Nutrition & Biosciences, DuPont

Webinar: The potential of developing a new generation of microbiome therapies

With Thomas Dawson, Greg Hillebrand, Anindya Dasgupta and Liping Zhao

Cannabinoids and the Microbiome: How the Tone Impacts Clinical Trial Strategy

Najla Guthrie, President and CEO of KGK Science.

ProbioSatys®, Naturally Modulating the Appetite through the Microbiome

Grégory Lambert, CEO and Vice President of R&D, TargEDys

Claim Development and Substantiation: Legal and Regulatory Considerations

Jessica O’Connel, Partner at Covington & Burling LLP

Microbiome Therapeutics: Next Generation Prebiotic

Dale Pfost, CEO, MicroBiome Therapeutics

FMT-based discovery: from platform to product

Jos Seegers, Operations Manager, Caelus Health

Understanding the role of the gut microbiome in NAFLD

Lesley Hoyles, Associate Professor, Nottingham Trent University

Lysates vs Live Probiotics in Skin Care

Maya Ivanjesku, CSO, LaFlore Probiotic Skincare

Increasing plant protein digestion in an in vitro model

Koen Venema, Professor, Maastricht University

Advanced NGS solutions for microbiota research

Tingting Zhou, General Manager, Novogene

Identification and Therapeutic Application of Rationally Selected, Novel Components of the Human Skin Microbiome

Richard Gallo, Distinguished Professor and Founding Chair, Department of Dermatology

Ammonia Oxidising Bacteria: A Live Topical Therapeutic

Larry Weiss, Chief Medical Officer, AOBiome, LLC

From Integrated Multi-Omics to Causality in Microbiome Research

Paul Wilmes, Assistant Professor, Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine

Control of Appetite Through the Microbiome

Gregory Lambert, Chief Executive Officer, TargEDys

Mast Cells, Microbes and the Gut-Brain Axis

Niall Hyland, Lecturer in Pharmacology and Faculty APC Microbiome Institute, University College Cork, Ireland

Identifying Blood Microbiota: A Convenient Surrogate Biomarker of Gut Microbiota Dysbiosis

Benjamin Lelouvier, Chief Scientific Officer, Vaiomer

The Future of Gut Microbiome Analysis

Morten Isaksen, CEO, Bio-Me

Recent Developments in the Probiotic Research and Market

Maria Saarela, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland

Gut feeling: function based microbiome research

Jan Majta, Bioinformatician, Microbiome Research, Ardigen

Reports and Investor Spreadsheets

Translating Microbiome Futures

The Updated List Of Microbiome Companies And Investors

The Big List Of Prebiotics/Probiotics Companies And Investors

The Big List of Microbiome Companies and Investors

How to get Funding for your Human Microbiome Startup

Poster Presentations

Multiple approaches to innovate microbiome knowledge and rebalancing

Federica Carlomagno, Chiara Pesciaroli, ROELMI HPC

Translational pig model for microbiota management and its effects on intestinal health

Mark Bouwens et al

Oral Multispecies Probiotic Supplement to Colonise Vaginal Epithelium, Improve Bacterial Vaginosis Symptoms and Restore Vaginal Microbiota

Marco Boccarusso, Franco Vicariotto, Filippo Murina, Valerio Mezzasalma, Roelmi HPC srl

PhD project: Potential Probiotics from Gut Microbiota

Fang Huang, Industrial PhD-student Division of Biotechnology, KILU, Lund University & Aventure AB, Lund, Sweden

Computing Metabolic Routes in the Human Microbiome

Peter D. Karp, Markus Krummenacker, Mario Latendresse, SRI International

Flow Cytometry: A New Method to Enumerate Probiotic Spores

Dana Buckman, Michael Showell, John Gorsuch

Divergent meta-transcriptional response of the upper and lower jaw dental plaque biofilm after sucrose exposure

Bart Keijser, Michel Ossendrijver, Paulo de Boer, Lodewic Van Twillert, Mark Buijs, Roy Montijn

All-in-One Microbiome Analysis with OmicsBox

David Seide, Gabriele Nocchi, Jesús Gutiérrez, Robert Nica, Mariana Monteiro, Alejandro Rocamonde, Carlos Menor, Francisco Salavert, Stefan Götz

The Greenhouse Pharmacy: Cultivating plants for Cosmeceuticals

Wouter Verkerke, Sarina Veldman, Nieves Garcia, Filip van Noort

Presentation Slides

The Prebiotic Opportunity: Consumer Perceptions and State of the Market

Len Monheit Executive Director, Global Prebiotic As sociation CEO, Trust Transparency Center

Hafnia alvei HA4597, pioneer next-generation probiotic, precision probiotic and its postbiotic ClpB, supporting weight loss through the molecular mimicry of a satiety hormone

Nina Vinot, International Sales Director, TargEDys

The gut-bone axis: Bifidobacterium lactis strain BL-99 reduces intestinalinflammation and osteoporosis

Adrienne Weiss Scientist Early Life Nutrition, Yili Innovation Center Europe

Human milk oligosaccharides in breast milk: personalized nutrition, naturally? What does it mean for the practice?

Yannik Schönknecht, PhD Scientific Advisor – Chr. Hansen HMO

A Nutritional ‘Immune Fertiliser’ that Stops the Flu

Scott Parkinson /Monta NIEDOLA AQABELA LTD

Generating meaningful results: best practices, standards, and tools for microbiome research

Justin Shaffer, Postdoctoral Fellow, Knight Lab, UC San Diego

Hafnia alvei HA4597® for the regulation of appetite

Grégory Lambert, CEO, TargEDys SA, France

Microbiome-based biomarkers to address unmet patient needs in IBD

Gerard Honig, Director of Research Innovation, Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation

May the Fiber Be with You: Gut Microbiomes from a remote Amazon village to the undergraduate lab

Katrine Whiteson, Associate Professor, Associate Director, UCI Microbiome Initiative, University of California, Irvine

An engineered probiotic specifically targeting a gastrointestinal pathogenic bacterium

Christophr Kearney, Associate Professor, Biology, Baylor University

Expediting Biomarker Discovery Using Precision Taxonomy

Nur A Hasan, CEO, EzBiome Inc.

Microbiome-based biomarkers, to support the development and market access of microbiome modulating drugs

Warren Flood, CEO, Bio-Me

Leveraging the microbiome to address skin health and treat skin disease

Richard Andrews, President and CEO, Azitra Inc., USA

Time to consider Archaea as pharmabiotics for cardiovascular disease and more

Jean-François Brugère, Associate Professor, Université Clermont Auvergne, France

The BioCollective and Probiotic Development

Martha Carlin, CEO/Co-Founder, The BioCollective

The use of ‘live’ beneficial lactobacilli to treat skin conditions

Ingmar Claes, Chief Scientific Officer, Yun (Probiotherapy) NV, Belgium

Health Promoting Properties Encoded Within Fermented Food Microbiota

Paul Cotter, Head of Food Biosciences, Teagasc & Principal Investigator, APC Microbiome Institute

Scalp Microbiome – The next big shift in beauty

Marie Drago, Founder, Gallinée, UK

Insights from synthetic gut communities

Karoline Faust, Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, KU Leuven, Belgium

Cannabinoids and the Microbiome: How the Tone Impacts Clinical Trial Strategy

Najla Guthrie, President/CEO, KGK Science

The collaborative efforts and research directions of European microbiome funding

Dirk Hadrich, Policy and Programme Officer, Health Research, Personalised Medicine, DG Research & Innovation, European Commission, Belgium

NIZO: Helping You Create Microbiome Modulators

Nils Hijlkema, Business Acceleration Team Leader Personal Care & Pharma

Understanding the role of the gut microbiome in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

Lesley Hoyles, Associate Professor in Microbiology Nottingham Trent University, UK

Lysates vs Live Probiotic cultures in skincare – what are the benefits and differences?

Maya Ivanjesku, Chief Scientific Officer – LaFlore Probiotic Skincare, USA

The Asian gut microbiome, a new therapeutics discovery opportunity

Jonathan Krive, CEO, AsiaBiome

Postbiotics, why we believe they are probiotics 2.0

Aubrey Levitt, CEO, Postbiotics+

Mechanisms involved in the prevention of type I diabetes onset by Lactobacillus johnsonii N6.2

Graciela Lorca, Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology and Cell Science, University of Florida

Temporal Changes in the Facial Skin Microbiome – A One-Year Longitudinal Study in Normal Healthy Men and Women

Kausar Malik, Principal Research Scientist, Amway Corporation

MAPPAC (Microbiology Appendicitis Acuta) trial: Acute appendicitis and microbiota –etiology and effects of the antimicrobial treatment

Evelina Munukka, Research Director, Faculty of Medicine University of Turku, Finland

Claim Development and Substantiation: Legal and Regulatory Considerations

Jessica O’Connell, Partner, Covington & Burling LLP

Selecting Critical Attributes During Digestive Health Product Development

Noelle Patno, Nutrition Scientist, Digestive Health, Metagenics Inc.

Protecting Inventions in the Microbiome Space: Challenges and Strategies

Olga A. Partington, Associate, Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox

Postbiotic Metabolites: The New Frontier in Microbiome Science

Ross Pelton, Scientific Director, Essential Formulas

Collision of Industries: A Case Study of a GI Microbiome Modulator

Dale Pfost, CEO, MicroBiome Therapeutics

Shared responsibility for Industry, Regulators and Press: what to do to get the consumer correctly informed on probiotics?

Bruno Pot, Research Group of Industrial Microbiology and Food Biotechnology, Faculty of Sciences and Bioengineering Sciences, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium

Development of microbiome-derived products for cardiometabolic indications

Jos Seegers, Operations Manager, Caelus Health, The Netherlands

MicrobiomeSupport – a global initiative to coordinate microbiome research and innovation activities in the food system

Angela Sessitsch, Head of Competence Unit, AIT, Austrian Institute of Technology, Austria

Formulation, Scientific Substantiation and Labeling of Probiotics Products

Vandana Sharma, Principal Nutrition Scientist, Pharmavite

Transition of microbiota analysis from research tool to clinical utility

Finn Terje Hegge, CTO and Head of Operations, Genetic Analysis AS, Norway

Ingestion of probiotic Bacillus coagulans GBI-30, 6086 increases plant protein digestion in a dynamic, computer-controlled in vitro model of the small intestine (TIM-1)

Koen Venema, Professor of Gut Microbiology, Centre for Healthy Eating & Food Innovation, Maastricht University – campus Venlo, The Netherlands

MatriSys Bioscience – new developments

Mark Wilson, CEO, MatriSys Bioscience Inc