Invited Speakers

Kjersti M Aagaard

Kjersti M Aagaard Professor & Vice Chair of Research, Baylor College of Medicine, USA

Hervé Affagard

Hervé Affagard Président, Alliance Promotion Microbiote

Ami Bhatt

Ami Bhatt Associate Professor, Medicine (Hematology) and of Genetics, Stanford University, USA

Debby Bogaert

Debby Bogaert Professor, Centre for Inflammation Research, The University of Edinburgh, UK

Miquel Bonachera

Miquel Bonachera CEO and co-founder, AB-Biotics

Peer Bork

Peer Bork Director, EMBL-Heidelberg, Germany

Claire Derlot

Claire Derlot Head of Programs for LBP Development & Manufacturing, Biose Industrie, France

Stanislav Dusko Ehrlich

Stanislav Dusko Ehrlich Professor, University College London, UK

Francisco Guarner

Francisco Guarner Senior Researcher, Vall d’Hebron Research Institute, Spain

Chun-Jun Guo

Chun-Jun Guo Assistant Professor, Weill Cornell Medicine, Cornell University, USA

Kenya Honda

Kenya Honda Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Keio University School of Medicine, Japan

Guido Hooiveld

Guido Hooiveld Assistant Professor, Wageningen University, The Netherlands

Iliyan D Iliev

Iliyan D Iliev Associate Professor, Weill Cornell Medicine, Cornell University, USA

Marco Jost

Marco Jost Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology, Harvard Medical School, USA

Takanori Kanai

Takanori Kanai Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Keio University School of Medicine, Japan

Purna Kashyap

Purna Kashyap Professor, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic, USA

Yun-Gi Kim

Yun-Gi Kim Professor, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Keio University, Japan

Rob Knight

Rob Knight Director and Professor, Center for Microbiome Innovation, University of California San Diego, USA

Takahiro Matsuki

Takahiro Matsuki Manager, Yakult Central Institute for Microbiological Research, Japan

Sarkis K Mazmanian

Sarkis K Mazmanian Professor Division of Biology and Biological Engineering, California Institute of Technology, USA

Hirokuni Miyamoto

Hirokuni Miyamoto Guest Professor, Graduate School of Horticulture, Chiba University, & CTO, Sermas Co. Ltd., Japan

Siew C Ng

Siew C Ng Professor, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Keiji Nishida

Keiji Nishida Professor, Engineering Biology Research Center, Kobe University, Japan

Suguru Nishijima

Suguru Nishijima Postdoctoral fellow, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), Germany

Liam O'Mahony

Liam O'Mahony Professor, APC Microbiome Ireland, University College Cork, Ireland

Toshitaka Odamaki

Toshitaka Odamaki Section Head, Morinaga Milk Industry Co. LTD., Japan

Hiroshi Ohno

Hiroshi Ohno Team Leader, RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical Sciences, Japan

Naoko Ohtani

Naoko Ohtani Professor, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka Metropolitan University, Japan

Naoko Ohtani

Miriam Nozomi Ojima Postdoctoral fellow, Graduate School of Biostudies, Kyoto University, Japan

Ryo Okumura

Ryo Okumura Director, CSO and CBO, Bio Palette Co., Ltd., Japan

Bernat Olle

Bernat Olle Chief Executive Officer, Vedanta Biosciences Inc., USA

Noah W Palm

Noah W Palm Associate Professor of Immunobiology, Yale University School of Medicine, USA

Alena Pribyl

Alena Pribyl Senior Scientist and Research Officer, Microba

Jeroen Raes

Jeroen Raes Professor, Faculty of Medicine, Rega Institute, VIB-KU Leuven, Belgium

Philippe Sansonetti

Philippe Sansonetti Professor, Institut Pasteur & Collège de France, France

Eran Segal

Eran Segal Professor, Department of Computer Science and Applied Math, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel

Naoko Ohtani

Kengo Shimomura Sales promotion group leader, TechnoSuruga Laboratory Co.,Ltd., Japan

Reiko Shinkura

Reiko Shinkura Professor, Institute for Quantitative Biosciences, The University of Tokyo, Japan

Michael Snyder

Michael Snyder Professor, Department of Genetics, Stanford University School of Medicine, USA

Philip Strandwitz

Philip Strandwitz Founder and CEO, Holobiome, USA

Kiyoshi Takeda

Kiyoshi Takeda Professor, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Japan

Jun Terauchi

Jun Terauchi Steering Comittee Chair, Japan Microbiome Consortium, Japan

Peter J. Turnbaugh

Peter J. Turnbaugh Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology, University of California San Francisco, USA

Jeremy Wilkinson

Jeremy Wilkinson Global Marketing Specialist - Microbiome and Metagenomics, Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc., USA

Takashi Yamamura

Takashi Yamamura Director, Department of Immunology, National Institute of Neuroscience, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, Japan

Yukihiro Yokoyama

Yukihiro Yokoyama Professor, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan

Liping Zhao

Liping Zhao Professor, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China & Rutgers University, USA

Alexandra Zhernakova

Alexandra Zhernakova Professor, University Medical Centre Groningen, the Netherlands