FOOD, MICROBIOTA AND IMMUNITY Prague, 8-11 June 2020

Important notice


We are sorry to announce that the FMI2020 conference and summer school planned for June 8-14, 2020 in Prague, Czech Republic has now officially been postponed due to the current Covid-19 health emergency. We are currently exploring the possibility to reschedule the conference for later dates at the same venue.
Updated information will be posted here at the FMI2020 conference site.



Topics include:


Methodological aspirations and challenges
Microbiota - its ecology and development
Microbiota-derived biologically active factors
Gut physiology and mechanisms of host-microbe interactions
Therapeutic manipulation of microbiota
Host-microbe relationships (probiotics, commensals, pathobionts and pathogens)
Microbiota and the nervous system
Mucosal immunity and tolerance
Innate immunity and inflammation
Food, microbiota and inflammatory diseases
Food, microbiota and cancer
Functional foods and interactions between diet, microbiota and immunity

Confirmed speakers:


Apte, Ron (Beer-Sheva, Israel)

Basic, Marijana (Hannover, Germany)

Bel, Shai (Safed, Israel)

Blottière, Hervé (Jouy-en-Josas, France)

Brugman, Sylvia (Wageningen, Netherlands)

Bureš, Jan (Hradec Králové, Czech Republic)

Caminero, Alberto (Hamilton, Canada)

Czerkinsky, Cecil (Valbonne, France)

De Vadder, Filipe (Lyon, France)

Dieleman, Levinus (Edmonton, Canada)

Doležel, Jaroslav (Olomouc, Czech Republic)

Drastich, Pavel (Prague, Czech Republic)

Filipp, Dominik (Prague, Czech Republic)

Górska, Sabina (Wroclaw, Poland)

Haller, Dirk (München, Germany)

Hansen, Axel Kornerup (Copenhagen, Denmark)

Hrdý, Jiří (Prague, Czech Republic)

Kobayashi, Koichi S. (Sapporo, Japan)

Koren, Omry (Safed, Israel)

Kořínek, Vladimír (Prague, Czech Republic)

Kostovčíková, Klára (Prague, Czech Republic)

Kverka, Miloslav (Prague, Czech Republic)

Moro, Kazuyo (Osaka, Japan)

Sansonetti, Philippe (Paris, France)

Savidge, Tor (Houston, USA)

Schabussova, Irma (Vienna, Austria)

Schwarzer, Martin (Nový Hrádek, Czech Republic)

Steinhoff, Ulrich (Marburg, Germany)

Trinchieri, Giorgio (Bethesda, USA)

Uhlig, Holm (Oxford, UK)

Vannucci, Luca (Prague, Czech Republic)

Wiedermann, Ursula (Vienna, Austria)