The symposia will be dedicated to students and post-docs, who will have the opportunity to present their work, either via poster or oral presentation after abstracts selection by the organizing committee.
Organizing committee: Prof. Francesca Amati, Dr. Carles Canto, Prof. Roberto Coppari, Prof. Bart Deplancke, Prof. Lluis Fajas, Prof. Nelly Pitteloud, Prof. Bernard Thorens, Prof. Kei Sakamoto and Prof. Kristina Schoonjans.
Local organizers: Giorgia Benegiamo (EPFL), Gabriella Fernandes- Pires (CHUV), Eric Aria Fernandez (UNIL), Raquel Firnkes (UNIGE), Mukul Girotra (UNIL), Mario Romani (EPFL), Miriam Valera Alberni (Nestlé), Laura Velazquez Villegas (EPFL)
Invited speakers :
Prof. Mirko Trajkovski, CMU-UNIGE
"Gut microbiota in improving metabolic health"
Dr. Julijana Ivanisevic, UNIL
"Revisiting metabolism with metabolomics: From model systems to human population studies"
Prizes awarded by the local organising committee:
- Giovanni Sorrentino, for his talk entitled "A bioinspired synthetic niche enables culture of liver organoids suitable for clinical applications"
- Homa Mohammadi Peyhani, for her poster entitled "Assigning enzyme sequences to orphan and novel reactions using knowledge of substrate reactive sites"