Minisymposium: Microbiome, Bacterial Peptidoglycan and the CNS
This mini-symposium will provide recent developments on the biology of bacterial peptidoglycan in relation to immunity, gut-brain axis, and neurological disorders.
"PGRPs – antibacterial proteins that regulate microbiome and inflammation" - Professor Roman Dziarski, Indiana University School of Medicine.
"Peptidoglycan as an inflammatory cofactor in multiple sclerosis and EAE in mice and monkeys" - Professor Jon Laman, University of Groningen.
"Exploring the effects of gut microbiome in human neurodevelopment: Initial findings and ongoing efforts" - Assistant Professor Alejandro Arias Vásquez, Radboud University Medical Centre Nijmegen.
"Brain microbiota: inflammatory determinants or innocent bystander" - Professor Christopher Power, University of Alberta Edmonton.
"PGRPs as potential key regulators of normal brain development and behavior" - Associate Professor Rochellys Diaz Heijtz, Karolinska Institutet.Contact person: Rochellys Diaz Heijtz