The 2020 virtual meeting featured a variety of live and pre-recorded sessions over 2 days.
On the first day, Bonnie Schmidt from Let’s Talk Science provided perspective on strategies to communicate science to a range of stakeholders. This theme was carried forward immediately into an interactive “Springboard” session.
The ISAPP annual meeting program consisted of (1) live sessions and (2) recorded sessions.
Live event times in Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) (UTC-4), or New York Time
(1) LIVE SESSIONS
Tuesday, June 2, 2020
Wednesday, June 3, 2020
Discussion group written summaries will be posted here by 8:00 am EDT (New York Time) on June 5, 2020.
(2) RECORDED SESSIONS
ISAPP president’s update, Seppo Salminen, University of Turku, Finland
Consensus Panel Updates
Synbiotics consensus panel, Kelly Swanson, University of Illinois, Champagne-Urbana, USA
Fermented foods consensus panel, Maria Marco, University of California – Davis, USA
Postbiotics consensus panel, Gabriel Vinderola, UNL-CONICET, Santa Fe, Argentina
Update of the taxonomy of the Lactobacillus genus complex, Sarah Lebeer University of Antwerp, Belgium
ESPGHAN recommendations on probiotics for preterm infants and for acute gastroenteritis, Hania Szajewska, Medical University of Warsaw, Poland
Asian recommendations on probiotics, Reuben Wong, National University of Singapore, Singapore
AGA recommendations on probiotics for GI conditions, Geoffrey Preidis, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
Microbial ecology: a framework for understanding probiotics/prebiotics, Isabelle Laforest-Lapointe, Université de Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada
Prebiotics and degenerative neurological disease, Ali Keshavarzian, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, USA
Precision microbiome modulation through discrete chemical carbohydrate structures, Jens Walter, University College Cork, Ireland
What’s new in gut phage? Colin Hill, APC Microbiome, University College Cork, Ireland
Late breaking news
Criteria to qualify microorganisms as ‘probiotic’ in foods and dietary supplements, Arthur Ouwehand, DuPont Nutrition and Biosciences, Finland
ISAPP videos and infographics – translations, Roberta Grimaldi, GSK Consumer Healthcare
IAC Research Talks
Production of postbiotic metabolites by infant-type Human-Residential Bifidobacteria (HRB) and their health potentials in infant gut, Jin-zhong Xiao, Morinaga Milk Industry Co.
Integrating video camera endoscopy technology in probiotics research, Andrea Doolan, Atlantia Food Clinical Trials
Vitamins for the gut microbiome, Wilbert Sybesma, DSM Nutritional Products, Switzerland
Students and Fellows Association (SFA) Lightning Talks
Lactobacillus rhamnosus GR-1 protects from airway hyperreactivity and gut microbiome shift in a mouse asthma model, Irina Spacova, University of Antwerp, Belgium.
Anti-allergic and immunomodulatory effect of oral administration of high conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) producing Butyrivibrio fibrisolvens F-7 in mice sensitized with ova-albumin, Anima Srivastava, Amity University, India.
Assessment of Commercial Kefir Products for Label Accuracy of Microbial Composition and Quantity, Breanna Metras, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA.
Topically applied lactobacilli have anti-inflammatory and immunomodulatory effects in inflammatory skin conditions, Lize Delanghe, University of Antwerp, Belgium.
Fishing for the right probiotic: Improving gut barrier function in salmonids to reduce pathogen susceptibility and increase aquaculture production yield, Luana S. Langlois, Western University, Canada.
Anti-proliferation Effects of Lactobacillus spp. of human origin on colon cancer cells, Roya Ghanavati, Behbahan Faculty of Medical Sciences, Iran.
Exploring the potential of probiotics to eliminate urogenital malodour: a metabolomics approach, Scarlett Puebla-Barragán, Western University, Canada.
In-vitro anti-inflammatory effect of a probiotic candidate bacteria secreted protein fraction, Shrijana Shakya, Hiroshima University, Japan.
“ProBioPred” an online server for the prediction of a potential probiotic candidate using machine-learning approach, Vikas Ghattargi, National Centre for Cell Science, India.
Thank you to our 2020 ISAPP Industry Advisory Committee Members