V  International Symposium on Lactic Acid Bacteria
Benefitting from Lactic Acid Bacteria
Progress in Health and Food

Hilton Garden Inn
October 19-21 2016. San Miguel de Tucumán

  • PROBIOTICS - Wednesday October 19th
  • METABOLISM AND FERMENTED FOODS - Thursday October 20th
  • OMICS AND MOLECULAR ASPECTS - Friday October 21st

    8:00-9:00 h. Registration and poster mounting

    9:00-9:30 h. Welcome address by Dr. Fernanda Mozzi (President V International Symposium on Lactic Acid Bacteria, CERELA; Tucumán, Argentina)

    9:30-10:10 h. Lecture 1. Dr. Catherine Stanton. Title: Health implications of microbial metabolites produced by gut microbes. Teagasc, Cork, Ireland

    10:10-10:40 h. Coffee

    10:40-11:20 h. Lecture 2. Dr. Haruki Kitazawa. Immunoregulatory effects of lactic acid bacterial exopolysaccharides: new insights into molecular intestinal epithelial cells. Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan

    11:30-12:00 h. Lecture 3. Dr. Koen Venema. Mechanistic studies towards the interactions of probiotics with the host. Maastricht University, The Netherlands

    12:00-14:00 h. Lunch

    14:00-14:30 h. Lecture 4. Dr. Michael Gänzle. Exopolysaccharide production by lactobacilli: a probiotic trait? University of Alberta, Department of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science, Edmonton, AB, Canada

    14:30-1600 h. Session S1. Lactic Acid Bacteria as Probiotics

    1. Dr. Tomonori Nochi. The importance of intestinal environment for the development of mammary gland immune system. Tohoku University, Japan

    2. Dr. Carolina Maldonado Galdeano. Probiotics as adjuvant of the immune system under stress conditions. CERELA-CONICET, Argentina

    3. Dr. Susana Salva. The role of immunobiotics in granulopoiesis: effect on the resistance against respiratory infections in immunocompromised hosts. CERELA-CONICET, Argentina

    4. Dr. Cecilia Dogi. Lactic acid bacteria as silage inoculants: improvement of silage fermentation, inhibition of toxicogenic fungi and beneficial properties to the host. Universidad Nacional de Rio Cuarto, Córdoba, Argentina

    5. Dr. Eloy Argañaraz Martínez. Tailor-made probiotic products for the poultry industry. Universidad Nacional de Tucumán, Argentina

    16:00-17:00 h. Poster viewing- Coffee

    19:00-21:00. Symposium Dinner at the Historical House of Tucumán.


    9:00-9:40 h. Lecture 5. Dr. Monique Zagorec. Microbial communities of poultry meat and their behavior during storage. ONIRIS, Nantes, France

    9:40-10:20 h. Lecture 6. Dr. Frédéric Leroy. Bacterial functionalities for improved meat fermentation processes. VUB, Belgium

    10:20-10:50 h. Coffee

    10:50-11:30. Lecture 7. Dr. Fabio Minervini. The ecological and functional features of sourdough lactic acid bacteria.. University of Bari Aldo Moro, Italy

    11:30-12:00 Dr. Raúl Larsen.Innovation in yogurt production. Culture YOFLEX ACIDIFIX®. Christian Hansen Argentina

    12:00-14:00 h. Lunch

    14:00-15:40 h. Session S2. Metabolism and Food Applications

    1. Dr. Elizabeth Tymczyszyn. Protectant effect of sugars on preservation of lactic acid bacteria. Universidad Nacional de Quilmes, Argentina

    2. Dr. Micaela Pescuma. Biotransformation of selenium by lactic acid bacteria. CERELA-CONICET, Argentina.

    3. Dr. Claudia Abeijón. Esterases of lactic acid bacteria: their contribution to the development of functional foods. CERELA-CONICET, Argentina

    4. Dr. Lucía Mendoza. Response of Oenococcus oeni to stressful conditions related to winemaking process. CERELA-CONICET, Argentina

    15:45-16:45 h. Poster viewing-Coffee

    16:50-18:20 h. Poster presentation

    18:20 Argentina´s Bicentennial Video


    9:00-9:40 h. Lecture 9. Dr. Sylvain Moineau. CRISPR-Cas systems: from humble beginnings to today’s headlines. Université Laval, Quebec, Canada

    9:40-10:10 h. Lecture 10. Dr. M. Andrea Azcarate-Peril. The future is here: Current and emerging technologies for gut microbiome research. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA

    10:10-10:40 h. Poster viewing-Coffee

    10:40-11:10 h. Lecture 11. Dr. Stephane Chaillou. Pangenomic analysis of the four species within the Lactobacillus sakei phylogenetic clade. Micalis Institute, INRA, Université Paris-Saclay, France

    11:10-11:40 h. Lecture 12. Dr. Marcus Lechner. 6S RNA - Global Regulator of Cellular Transcripts. Marburg University, Marburg, Germany

    11:40-12: 30 h. Poster Presentations

    12:30-14:00 h. Lunch

    14:30-15:00 h. Lecture 13. Dr. Beatriz Martínez. Bacteriocins from lactic acid bacteria: lactococcin 972 breaks the rule. IPLA-CSIC- Villaviciosa, Spain

    15:00-15:30 h. Coffee break

    15:30-17:00 h. Session S3. Molecular Aspects of Lactic Acid Bacteria

    1. Dr. Víctor Blancato. Citrate metabolism is a diverse and highly regulated trait in lactic acid bacteria. IBR-Rosario, Argentina

    2. Dr. Mariana Piuri. Functional and structural characterization of the host recognition apparatus of Lactobacillus casei phage J-1. Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina

    3. Dr. Elvira M. Hebert. A molecular insight into the proteolytic system of Lactobacillus delbrueckii subsp. lactis. CERELA-CONICET, Argentina

    4. Dr. Diego Mercanti. Phages infecting probiotic Lactobacillus strains: genomic diversity and developing of tools for their rapid identification. INLAIN-Santa Fe, Argentina

    17:00 h. Closing remarks by Dr. Lucila Saavedra. Award ceremony to best oral and poster presentations.

    * Lectures of foreign invited speakers will be given in English and no translation will be available. English will be the language of all presentation slides.

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