Monday 28th october

8.15 - 9.45 h.   Symposium. Immunonutrition across the life course

  • Carmen Collado

    Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology (IATA - CSIC). Valencia. Spain.

  • Simin Meydani

    Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Biochemical & Molecular Nutrition. Tufts University. Boston. USA.

A Healthy Gut – the key to maintaining a healthy immune system with age

  • Niharika Duggal

    Institute of Inflammation and Ageing University of Birmingham Research Labs. UK.


Tuesday 29th october

8.00 - 9.30 h.   Symposium. Nutrition, the gut microbiota & immunity

  • Sean Gibbons

    Institute for Systems Biology. University of Washington. USA.

  • Shipra Vaishnava

    Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology. Brown University. Providence. USA.

Vitamin D receptor regulation of microbiome and micronutrients.

  • Jun Sun

    UIC Cancer Center. University of Illinois Chicago. USA.


Wednesday 30th october

8.00 - 9.30 h.   Symposium. Bioactives and immunity

Olive oil and derived phenolics against Alzheimer's disease and related dementias

  • Amal Kaddoumi

    Department of Drug Discovery and Development. Harrison College of Pharmacy. Auburn University. Auburn. USA.

Microbial Metabolism of Botanicals and Immune Mechanisms

  • Heather Zwickey

    National University of Natural Medicine. Portland. USA.

Preservation of Bioactive Milk Proteins and Identification of Novel Bioactive Peptides

  • David Dallas

    College of Health, Oregon State University. USA


Thursday 31st october

8.00 - 9.30 h.   Symposium. Immunonutrition and disease

  • Jaume Amengual

    Department of Food Sciences and Human Nutrition. University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Illinois. USA.

Dietary zinc deficiency promotes pathogenesis in Acinetobacter baumannii lung infection

  • Lauren D. Palmer

    Department of Microbiology and Immunology. University of Illinois. College of Medicine. Illinois. USA.

Metabolic regulation of protein acylation

  • Emily Goldberg

    University of California San Francisco, School of Medicine. USA