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Registration for Microbiome Workshop

From a relatively new field to ”microbiomania” – in recent years, the microbiome has increasingly attracted attention in research. After all, it plays a role in numerous diseases: in chronic inflammatory bowel diseases, in skin eczema or lung diseases. It even has an effect on organs such as the brain, to which it does not even reach. With the help of metagenomics, scientists today record exactly how many of the different species are found in biosamples.

At the GBN workshop "Biobanking in Microbiome Research" on 15 September 2022 in Hanover, medical researchers and biobankers will talk about current findings and trends in science as well as the challenges of biobanking in this context. The event will take place at the Clinical Research Center (CRC) Hannover; the conference language will be English. Details of the programme can be found in the event flyer.

If you are interested, please register via Eventbrite. The number of participants is limited to 80 persons. Due to this limitation, please cancel your registration if you find out at a later date that you will not be able to attend. In this way you make it possible for others to participate.


11:00Welcoming address 
11:15The gut microbiome, diet and cardiometabolic healthCristina Menni, King‘s College London
11:45Biobanking the worldwide diversity of human-associated gut microbesMathieu Groussin, Institute of Clinical Molecular Biology, Kiel University
12:15From low calorie diets to the hungry microbiome theoryReiner Jumpertz von Schwartzenberg, Institute of Diabetes Research and Metabolic Diseases, Helmholtz Zentrum München
12:45Lunch break 
13:45GWAS for the gut microbiomeMalte Rühlemann, Institute of Clinical Molecular Biology, Kiel University
14:15Airway microbial metagenomics in health and chronic lung diseasesBurkhard Tümmler, Molecular pathology of cystic fibrosis, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover
14:45The Skin Microbiome in Health and DiseaseElke Rodriguez, Molecular Inflammation Research, Kiel University
15:15Coffee break 
15:45Peering into an unknown viral world: missing pieces in the study of virus-host interactionLi Deng , Institute of Virology, Helmholtz Zentrum München
16:15Microbiome analysis using the nf-core frameworkDaniel Straub, Quantitative Biology Center, University of Tübingen
16:45Discussion and summary 
17:30End of event



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