2010 Meeting Information

Meeting photos (to access photos, use password ISAPP2010)

Scientific Program

Participant List



Plenary Session slides as handouts

  • Update on the Human Microbiome Projects. Dusko Ehrlich, Current Chair of Steering Committee of International Human Microbiome Consortium. Slides as handouts. Abstract.
  • Human Milk: Role of indigenous prebiotics and probiotics. Sharon Donovan, University of Illinois, USA. Slides as handouts. Abstract.
  • Relationship between gut microbes and metabolic syndrome. Fredrik Backhed, Wallenberg Laboratory, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Göteborg, Sweden. Slides as handouts. Abstract.
  • Pili as a mediator of intimate host-microbe interactions – comparisons among pathogens, commensals and probiotics. Reetta Satokari, University of Turku, Finland. Slides as handouts. Abstract.
  • Effect of Commensal and Pathogenic Bacteria on Programming of Neonatal Immune Response. Susanna Cunningham-Rundles. Weill Cornell Medical College, New York. Slides as handouts. Abstract.
  • Guidance for substantiating the evidence for beneficial effects of probiotics: Results from the ILSI probiotic task force. Arthur Ouwehand, Danisco. Slides as handouts. Abstract.
  • From Prebiotic Concept to Prebiotic Effects: Metabolic and Health Benefits. ILSI Europe Prebiotic Taskforce Report. Bernd Stahl, Danone. Slides as handouts. Abstract.
  • Introduction to “Probiotic Q&A”. Agnes Meheust, ILSI Europe. Slides as handouts. Abstract.



Wrap up Presentations

  1. Where pathogenesis and commensalism meet. Chair: Todd Klaenhammer, Co-chair: Colin Hill. Slides as handouts
  2. Gut microbiota and disease. Chair: Francisco Guarner, Co-chair: James Versalovic. Slides as handouts
  3. Bioactive compounds – the Grand Canyon of our field. Chair: Nathalie Delzenne; Co-Chair: Glenn Gibson. Slides as handouts
  4. Prebiotics and probiotics in perinatal nutrition. Chair: Michael Cabana, Co-Chair: David Mills. Slides as handouts
  5. Health benefit claims for probiotic and prebiotic products. Chair: Mary Ellen Sanders, Co-Chair: Seppo Salminen.Slides as handouts
  6. Probiotics and prebiotics to combat enteric diarrheal diseases and HIV in the developing world. Chair: Gregor Reid, Co-Chair: Dan Merenstein. Slides as handouts