Pre-Conference Course

Monday 12th July

9.00 - 11.00 h. Registration

11.00 - 11.30 h. Session 1: Welcome and organization

Pre-Conference Hall

Speakers:

Francisco José Pérez Cano

Department of Biochemistry and Physiology. Faculty of Pharmacy and Food Science. University of Barcelona. Spain.


Margarida Castell Escuer

Department of Biochemistry and Physiology. Faculty of Pharmacy and Food Science. University of Barcelona. Spain.


Ascensión Marcos

Institute of Food Science, Technology and Nutrition (ICTAN). Spanish National Research Council (CSIC). Madrid. Spain.


11.30 - 13.00 h. Session 1: Nutrition, immune system and microbiota (I)

Pre-Conference Hall

11.30 - 12.00 h. What, how and why Immunonutrition

Speaker:

Ascensión Marcos

Institute of Food Science, Technology and Nutrition (ICTAN). Spanish National Research Council (CSIC). Madrid. Spain.


12.00 - 12.30 h. Nutrition for ensuring body necessities

Speaker:

Manuel Suarez

Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology. Rovira i Virgili University. Tarragona. Spain.


12.30 - 12.50 h. Discussion

Chair:

Ascensión Marcos

Institute of Food Science, Technology and Nutrition (ICTAN). Spanish National Research Council (CSIC). Madrid. Spain.


12.50 - 13.00 h. Coffee Break

13.00 - 15.30 h. Session 2: Nutrition, immune system and microbiota (II)

Pre-Conference Hall

13.00 - 13.30 h. How the Immune System works

Speaker:

Marta Vives-Pi

Germans Trias i Pujol Research Institute. Barcelona. Spain.


13.30 - 14.00 h. Mucosal Immunology

Speaker:

María Vicario

Vall d'Hebron Research Institute. Barcelona. Spain. Nestlé Research Center, Lausanne. Switzerland.


14.00 - 14.30 h. Microbiota: key element between food and the Immune system

Speaker:

Malen Massot Cladera

Department of Biochemistry and Physiology, Faculty of Pharmacy and Food Science, University of Barcelona. Spain.


14.30 - 15.00 h. Immunity in special situations: opportunity for nutrients

Speaker:

Francisco José Pérez Cano

Department of Biochemistry and Physiology. Faculty of Pharmacy and Food Science. University of Barcelona. Spain.


15.00 - 15.20 h. Discussion

Chair:

Francisco José Pérez Cano

Department of Biochemistry and Physiology. Faculty of Pharmacy and Food Science. University of Barcelona. Spain.


15.20 - 15.30 h. Coffee Break

15.30 - 18.00 h. Session 3: Immunonutritional approaches

Pre-Conference Hall

15.30 - 16.00 h. In vitro evaluation of immunomodulatory components

Speaker:

María José Rodríguez Lagunas

Department of Biochemistry and Physiology, Faculty of Pharmacy and Food Science, University of Barcelona. Spain.


16.00 - 16.30 h. Animal models for in vivo evaluation

Speaker:

Ignasi Azagra-Boronat

Department of Biochemistry and Physiology. Faculty of Pharmacy and Food Science. University of Barcelona. Spain.


16.30 - 17.00 h. Overview of dietary interventions in humans

Speaker:

Mireia Urpí

Institute for Nutrition and Food Safety (INSA). Santa Coloma de Gramenet. Barcelona. Spain.


17.00 - 17.30 h. Moderate consumption of beer and its effects on cardiovascular and metabolic health: an updated review of recent scientific evidence

Speaker:

Ascensión Marcos

Institute of Food Science, Technology and Nutrition (ICTAN). Spanish National Research Council (CSIC). Madrid. Spain.


17.30 - 18.00 h. Discussion

Chair:

Margarida Castell Escuer

Department of Biochemistry and Physiology. Faculty of Pharmacy and Food Science. University of Barcelona. Spain.


Tuesday 13th July

10.30 - 13.00 h. Session 4: OMICS for immunonutrition studies

Pre-Conference Hall

10.30 - 11.00 h. Biomarkers of immunity: Moringa oleifera food supplement in a dietary intervention for the control of hyperglycemia and inflammation

Speaker:

Esther Nova

Institute of Food Science, Technology and Nutrition (ICTAN). Spanish National Research Council (CSIC). Madrid. Spain.


11.00 - 11.30 h. Flow cytometry: cell phenotype and more...

Speaker:

Mar Abril Gil

Vall d’Hebron Hospital Institut of Research, Barcelona. Spain.


11.30 - 12.00 h. Microbial metagenomics

Speaker:

Pedro González

Microomics. Center of Genomic Regulation. Barcelona. Spain.


12.00 - 12.30 h. Nutrimetabolomics

Speaker:

Jordi Mayneris

Biomedical Research Institute. Girona. Spain.


12.30 - 12.50 h. Discussion

Chair:

Francisco José Pérez Cano

Department of Biochemistry and Physiology. Faculty of Pharmacy and Food Science. University of Barcelona. Spain.


12.50 - 13.00 h. Coffee Break

13.00 - 15.30 h. Session 5: Nutrients and Immunity I

Pre-Conference Hall

13.00 - 13.30 h. Lipids and Immune System

Speaker:

Laurence Harbige

Lipidomics and Nutrition Research Centre. London Metropolitan University. United Kingdom.


13.30 - 14.00 h. Overall mineral functions

Speaker:

Nora H. Slobodianik

Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry. Nutrition Professorship. Buenos Aires University. Argentina.


14.00 - 14.30 h. Minerals and Immune System

Speaker:

Wilson Savino

Oswaldo Cruz Institute. Member of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences. Brasil.


14.30 - 15.00 h. Vitamins and Immune System

Speaker:

Roxana Valdés-Ramos

Faculty of Medicine. Autonomous University of the State of Mexico. México.


15.00 - 15.20 h. Discussion

Chair:

Margarida Castell Escuer

Department of Biochemistry and Physiology. Faculty of Pharmacy and Food Science. University of Barcelona. Spain.


15.20 - 15.30 h. Coffee Break

15.30 - 18.00 h. Session 6: Nutrients and Immunity II

Pre-Conference Hall

15.30 - 16.00 h. Polyphenols and Immune system

Speaker:

Margarida Castell Escuer

Department of Biochemistry and Physiology. Faculty of Pharmacy and Food Science. University of Barcelona. Spain.


16.00 - 16.30 h. Probiotics and Immune System

Speaker:

Carolina Maldonado

Reference Centre for Lactobacilli (CERELA). Argentina.


16.30 - 17.00 h. Prebiotics, fiber and Immune System

Speaker:

Sara Ramos

Department of Cell Biology, Physiology and Immunology. University of Barcelona. Spain.


17.00 - 17.30 h. The future of Immunonutrition

Speaker:

Francisco José Pérez Cano

Department of Biochemistry and Physiology. Faculty of Pharmacy and Food Science. University of Barcelona. Spain.


17.30 - 18.00 h. Discussion

Chair:

Francisco José Pérez Cano

Department of Biochemistry and Physiology. Faculty of Pharmacy and Food Science. University of Barcelona. Spain.