Carbohydrate Competence Center Spring Symposium April 8th 2021

Date: 8 April 2021

Location: Online

CCC Symposium April 8th, 2021

We are happy to inform you that we will be hosting the (online) Spring CCC Symposium on the 8th of April.

09.45 h. Log in, Registration, bring your own coffee/tea
10.00 h. Welcome by prof. dr. Henk Schols, and introduction of key-note speaker
10.10 h. Key-note: dr. Ruud Albers (Nutrileads) – Development of an affordable, sustainable and efficacious plant-based immunomodulatory food ingredient from pectic polysaccharides
10.40 h. prof. dr. Henk Schols introduces the CarboBiotics program
10.45 h. Cynthia Klostermann & Luis Silva Lagos – Towards versatile, antibiotic-specific carbohydrate-formulations for decreasing antibiotics-use and side-effects
11.00 h. Marina Fassarella & Lars Vliex – Carbohydrate-induced resilience of the gut microbiota after exposure to antibiotics
11.15 h. Break
11.20 h. Michela Ferrari & Marjolein Oerlemans – Beneficial exopolysaccharides to reduce infection and expedite recovery in humans and pigs of different ages
11.35 h. Miriam Oost & Adil Ijaz – CARBO-CLICK: CARbohydrate BOosted ControL of Intestinal Immunity in ChicKens
11.50 h. Martha Endika & David Barnett – Early life effects of human milk oligosaccharides and prebiotics on antibiotic associated gut microbiota changes and health
12.05 h. Lunch-break/Discussions in breakout rooms (biobased and nutrition topics)
13.30 h. Reopening and introduction of key-note speaker by prof. dr. Gert-Jan Euverink
13.35 h. Key-Note: dr. Ed de Jong (Avantium) – Availability and use of carbohydrates in the Biobased Economy
14.05 h. Introduction of the CarboBased program by prof. dr. Gert-Jan Euverink
14.10 h. Laura Boetje – Starch-esters from saturated and unsaturated fatty acids
14.25 h. Onno Broekman – A greener approach to starch oxidation
14.40 h. Hilda Bax – GH13 Glycogen branching enzymes can adapt the substrate chain length towards their preferences via α-1,4-transglycosylation
14.55 h. Kees van der Loo – Dehydrated N-acetylglucosamine as a precursor for novel library scaffolds
15.10 h. Rudy Rabbinge Award for the best speaker
15.20 h. Closing Remarks (CCC)