Programme
The Saga of the Gut: Future foresights
The 7th Nutrition Winter School
22.- 27.1.2023, Saariselkä, Lapland, Finland
Scientific program

The goal of the Nutrition Winter School is to gather talented early-career researchers and experienced scientists from various backgrounds to enjoy scientific lectures and fruitful discussions under the magical atmosphere of Lapland. This can help the young investigators to find new avenues in their research area.

The program is designed to cover the topics from different perspectives: from basic science to the latest advances in the field of gut health, from a clinical, experimental and molecular biological point-of-view.

Sunday, January 22 2023

19:00-
Get-together

Monday, January 23 2023

9:00-12:00
Hiking with Leena

12:00 – 14:00
Seminar registration is open at the hotel

SESSION 1: INTRODUCTION

15:00 - 15:30
Opening words - Welcome to Nutrition Winter School 2023

Nutrition Winter School 2023 Organizing Committee

15:30 – 16:30
Past highlights and future insights in the multidisciplinary area of gut and health

Prof. Riitta Korpela, Prof. Karl-Heinz Herzig, Professor Perttu Arkkila, Professor Michael Schemann,  Professor Magnus Simren/Robert-Jan Brummer, NUGO representative

16:30 - 18:00
Snap presentations by all seminar participants

EVENING PROGRAM

18:00-19:00
Dinner at the Conference Hotel

19:00
Tour de Saariselkä

Tuesday, January 24 2023

8:459:00
Summary of the day before

SESSION 2: GUT AS A GATE AND BARRIER (absorption, transport, permeability)

9:00 – 10:00
Key note lecture: Nutrient absorption and transport in the gastrointestinal track

Prof Magnus Simren, University of Gothenburg, Sweden

COFFEE BREAK

10:15-11:00
Intestinal barrier

Dr Richard Forsgård and Prof. Robert-Jan Brummer, Örebro University, Sweden

11:00 – 11.30
Short presentations

11.30-12.00
POSTER SESSION 1

Snap poster presentations from the participants

12:00 - 15:00
Lunch and outdoor activities

14:30 -
Coffee and snack at the Conference venue

SESSION 3: GUT AS AN IMMUNOLOGICAL ORGAN: THE MOST IMPORTANT REGULATOR OF RESISTANCE

15:00 - 15:50
Key note lecture: Immuno-nutrigenomics: How to feed the immune system
Prof. Michael Müller, University of East Anglia, UK

15:50 – 16:40
Dietary fats affecting the immunological system
Prof Philip C. Calder, University of Southampton, UK

16:40-17:25
Short presentations

17:25 – 18:00
POSTER SESSION 2

Snap poster presentations from the participants

EVENING PROGRAM

18:00
Dinner at the Conference Hotel

19:00
Winter Olympic Games

Wednesday, January 25 2023

8:459:00
Summary of the day before

SESSION 4: GUT AS A NEUROLOGICAL ORGAN: IS IT THE SECOND OR FIRST BRAIN?

9:00 - 09:50
Enteric nervous system?

Prof. Michael Schemann, Technical University of Münich, Germany

9:50-10:00
COFFEE BREAK

10:00-10:50
TO BE CONFIRMED

10:50-11:15
TO BE CONFIRMED

11:15-12:00
INDUSTRY MINISESSION

12:00 - 15:00
Lunch and outdoor activities

14:45-15:00
Coffee and snack at the Conference venue

SESSION 5: GUT AS AN MICROBE INCUBATOR – WHAT IS THE CLINICAL SIGNIFICANCE OF INTESTINAL MICROBES

15:00-15:50
Therapeutic challenge to use prebiotics, probiotics and antibiotics in functional GI disorders – the signaling systems in inflammatory bowel diseases

Prof Balfour Sartor, UNC School of Medicine (TBD)

15:50-16:40
Symbiotics and postbiotics in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome/Fermented foods

Seppo Salminen

16:40-17:25
TO BE CONFIRMED

17:25-18:00
POSTER SESSION 3

Snap poster presentations from the participants

EVENING PROGRAM

18:00
Dinner at the Conference Hotel

19:00
Social programme at a nearby Aurora Hut

Thursday, January 26 2023

8:45-9:00
Summary of the day before

SESSION 6a: GUT AS AN ENDOCRINIC INFLUENCER

09:00 – 10:30
TO BE CONFIRMED

10:30-10:40
COFFEE BREAK

10:40 – 12:00
Short presentations

12:00 - 15:00
Lunch and outdoor activities

SESSION 6b: GUT AS AN ENDOCRINIC INFLUENCER

14:30 -15:00
Coffee and snack at the Conference venue

15:00-15:50
Keynote lecture: Gut-liver axis

Prof Stephan C. Bischoff, University of Hohenheim, Germany

15:50-16:05
Renin-angiotensin-aldosterone sytem in the intestine/gut

Hanna Launonen

SESSION 7: NEXT STEPS IN GUT HEALTH RESEARCH

16:05 - 16:50
Future insights
A panel discussion

16:50 - 17:30
Future insights by
All participants

EVENING PROGRAM

19:00
Dinner at Restaurant Kaunispää

Friday, January 27 2023

SESSION 8: NEWS FROM ANALYTICS AND DIAGNOSTICS

09:00 – 09:45
Clinical diagnostics, inflammation markers

To be confirmed

10 – 10:30
Metabolomics vs. metagenomics

Prof Rikard Landberg, Chalmers University of Technology

10:30-10:40
COFFEE BREAK

10:40 – 11:25
Colon model

Dr Carlos Gomez-Gallego, University of Eastern Finland

11:25 – 12:10
TO BE CONFIRMED

12:10 – 12:30
Closing words

Nutrition Winter School 2023 Organizing Committee

12:30 - 13:30
Lunch