Pre-Conference Course

Monday 13th July

8.30 - 9.00 h. Registration

9.00 - 9.30 h. Welcome and organization

9.00 - 13.00 h. Session 1: Nutrition, immune system and microbiota

9.30 - 10.00 h. What, how and why Immunonutrition

10.00 - 10.30 h. Nutrition for ensuring body necessities

10.30 - 11.00 h. Coffee Break

11.00 - 11.30 h. How the Immune System works

11.30 - 12.00 h. Mucosal Immunology

12.00 - 12.30 h. Microbiota: key element between food and the Immune system

12.30 - 13.00 h. Immunity in special situations: opportunity for nutrients

13.00 - 14.30 h. Lunch

14.30 - 18.00 h. Session 2: Immunonutritional approaches

14.30 - 15.00 h. In vitro evaluation of immunomodulatory components

15.00 - 15.30 h. Animal models for in vivo evaluation

15.30 - 16.00 h. Dietary interventions in humans

16.00 - 17.00 h. Coffee Break

17.00 - 17.30 h. Biomarkers of immunity

17.30 - 18.00 h. Flow cytometry: cell phenotype and more…

Tuesday 14th July

9.00 - 11.00 h. Session 3: OMICS for immunonutrition studies

9.00 - 9.30 h. OMICS overall approach (I): proteomics and transcriptomics

9.30 - 10.00 h. OMICS overall approach (III): Metagenomics

10.00 - 10.30 h. OMICS overall approach (IV): metabolomics

10.30 - 11.00 h. Coffee Break

11.00 - 13.00 h. Session 4: Nutrients and Immunity I

11.00 - 11.30 h. Lipids and Immune System

11.30 - 12.00 h. Minerals and Immune System (via Skype)

12.00 - 12.30 h. Vitamins and Immune System

12.30 - 13.00 h. Amino acids and nucleotides

13.00 - 14.30 h. Lunch

14.30 - 18.30 h. Session 5: Nutrients and Immunity II

14.30 - 15.00 h. Polyphenols and Immune system

15.00 - 15.30 h. Probiotics and Immune System

15.30 - 16.00 h. Prebiotics, fiber and Immune System

16.00 - 17.00 h. Coffee Break

17.00 - 17.30 h. Online evaluation directions for official accreditation

17.30 - 18.00 h. Groups A and B: ImmunoEscapeRoom 1

18.00 - 18.30 h. Groups C and D: ImmunoEscapeRoom 2