Poster Flash Session 1

Monday 28th August

16:25 – 17:30

Fermentation and Industrial applications

  1. Ex-Vivo Evaluation of the effect of Nisin A on the composition of the gut microbiota
    Catherine O’Reilly - APC Microbiome Institute
  2. Cell wall attached exopolysaccharides and their influence on the cell surface properties of lactic acid bacteria
    Carsten Nachtigall - Technische Universität Dresden
  3. Reuterin as biopreservative for efficient decontamination and storage of minimally-proceed fresh lettuce
    T. Asare -ETH-Zurich
  4. Lactobacillus wasatchensis is a causative agent of late gas defect in aged cheese
    Craig Oberg – Weber State University
  5. Genomic and phenotypic characterization of two groups of Oenococcus oeni strains adapted to ferment white or red wines of Burgundy
    Patrick Lucas - University of Bordeaux
  6. Application of NMR-based metabolomics to rapid discrimination of strain-dependent fermentation characteristics among Lactobacillus strains
    Satoru Tomita - Food Research Institute, NARO

Bacteriophage and Antimicrobials

  1. Exploring the role of lactococcal glycosyltransferases in determining cell wall polysaccharide structure and function
    Ilias Theodorou – University of Cork
  2. Optimized phage-robust cultures
    Thijs Kouwen - DSM Biotechnology Center
  3. Enterococcal phages as biotechnological tools towards the reduction of biogenic amine accumulation in dairy products
    Victor Ladero - Instituto de Productos Lacteos de Asturias (IPLA-CSIC)
  4. Biodiversity and long-term stability of dairy bacteriophages in whey powders
    Natalia Wagner – Max Rubner-Institut



Poster Flash Session 2

Tuesday 29th August

16:25 – 17:30

Genetics and Metabolism

  1. Distribution and relevance of toxin-antitoxin systems in Lactic Acid Bacteria
       Alessia Levante - University of Parma
  2. Comparative genomics of the Lactobacillus casei group
        Stijn Wittouk - University of Antwerp
  3. Genomic diversity of Bifidobacterium longum longum strains isolated across the human lifespan
       Toshitaka Odamaki - Morinaga Milk Industry Co., Ltd.

Host Microbe Interactions

  1. A polyketide synthase pathway in reuteri R2lc activates the aryl-hydrocarbon receptor
       Mustafa Özçam - University of Wisconsin-Madison
  2. Modulation of autophagy by probiotic bacteria: Selecting and engineering strains able to stimulate autophagy in intestinal epithelial cells
    Jana Alazzaz - University of Burgundy
  3. The probiotic bacterium Lactobacillus johnsonii 2 modulates the activation of the inflammasome as well as the kynurenine pathway
    Claudio Gonzalez - University of Florida

Microbial Communities

  1. Taxonomic and functional analysis of a water kefir fermentation ecosystem through shotgun metagenomic sequencing
        Marco Versce - Vrije Universiteit Brussel
  2. Strain diversity of generalist and specialist species of plant-associated lactic acid bacteria
        Annabelle Yu - University of California, Davis
  3. Exploring the diversity of Lactobacillus helveticus in dairy products using culture-independent amplicon sequencing
        Aline Moser - Agroscope