Invited Speakers

Torsten Bohn

Luxemburg Institute of Health, Luxembourg

Dietary factors influencing carotenoid bioavailability – focus on interactions with dietary proteins

Patrick Borel

INRAE, France

Black soldier fly larvae as a sustainable source of dietary bioactives


Università di Parma, Italy

New analytical challenges to evaluate (poly)phenol metabolism and bioactivity

Alan Crozier

King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Protocols for investigating of the production of colonic catabolites of dietary (poly)phenols

Yves Desjardins

Laval University, Québec, Canada

Cranberry procyanidins aid in maintaining a healthy gut by promoting a favorable gut mucosal environment and a unique interaction between the microbiota and the host

Tom Desmet

Ghent University

Production and evaluation of rare sugars and glycosides as new food ingredients

Paul Kroon

Quadram Institute, UK

Health benefits of dietary polyphenols that are driven by their interactions the gut microbiota

Vladimír Křen

Institute of Microbiology of the CAS, Prague, CZ

Molecular Effects of Silymarin Flavonolignans: Chirality is Pivotal in Biological Activity

Miloslav Kverka

Institute of Microbiology of the CAS, Prague, CZ

Modulation of the gut microbiota and immune system by diet

Přemysl Mladěnka

Charles University, Hradec Králové, CZ

Flavonoids and their metabolites as potential sources of novel antiplatelet drugs

Pedro Mena

Università di Parma, Italy

Extra! Extra! (Poly)phenols for personalised and precision nutrition!!

Christine Morand

INRAE, France

What science-based evidences of the vasculo-protective effects of dietary flavanones?

Claudia Nunes dos Santos

Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal

Gut it on: How microbial (poly)phenols metabolites keep your brain inflammation-free

Milena Stránská

University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague, CZ

Mycotoxins in our diet: deepening the knowledge minimizes the health risk (?)

Ana Rodriguez-Mateos

King’s College London, UK

Assessment of dietary (poly)phenol intake: What are we measuring?

Francisco Tomàs-Barberàn


Metabolism of food bioactives by gut microbiota modulates their health effects

Gary Williamson

Monash University, Australia

Old and new postprandial biomarkers to measure the effects of phytochemicals

Bhimu Patil

Texas A&M University

Distinct biological activities and health impacts of citrus limonoids with differing structures