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2nd Umeå Symposium on Hypoxic Biology with focus on Microbiology

Mon
23
May
Time Monday 23 May, 2022 at 09:00 - 16:30
Place Zoom

Welcome to the second edition of this symposium. This virtual symposium is an initiative of the Umeå Hypoxic Research Facility (UHRF) to highlight the role of hypoxia in microbiology.

Program

09:00-09:15 Felipe Cava and Emilio Bueno (Umeå University – Sweden)
Introducing the symposium and Umeå Hypoxia Research Facility.

09:15-09:50 Chris Greening (Monash University – Australia)
Biosynthesis pathway and physiological roles of the methanogenic cofactor F420 in mycobacteria.

09:55-10:30 Benoit Marteyn (Institute Pasteur – France)
Infectious hypoxia caused by Shigella

10:30-10:40 BREAK

10:40-11:15 Laura van Niftrik (Radboud University – The Netherlands)
Relevance, impact, and molecular mechanism of anaerobic ammonium oxidation by anammox bacteria.

11:20-11:55 Lars Bakken (NMBU – Norway)
Biology of denitrification in hypoxia, implications for N2O emission

12:00-13:00 LUNCH

13:00-13:35 Xinhua Chen (Harvard University – USA)
Gut barrier function in C. difficile infection

13:40-14:15 Kyu Y Rhee (Weill Cornell Medical College – USA)
Continuing tales of the tubercle bacillus: waiting to exhale

14:15-15:00 BREAK

15:00-15:35 Yingming Zhao (University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center – USA).
Lactate-mediated Histone Lysine Lactylation: Discovery, Biochemistry and Function

15:40-16:15 Mariana Xavier Byndloss (Vanderbilt University Medical Center – USA)
Disruption of microbiota and intestinal epithelial interactions as a key driver of non-communicable diseases

16:15-16:30 Final remarks, closure

Link to PDF with program

Confirmed speakers:

  • Lars Bakken (NMBU – Norway) Link
  • Benoit S. Marteyn (Institute Pasteur - France) Link
  • Laura van Niftrik (Radboud University – The Netherlands) Link
  • Chris Greening (Monash University - Australia) Link
  • Xinhua Chen (Harvard University - USA) Link
  • Kyu Y Rhee (Weill Cornell Medical College – USA) Link
  • Yingming Zhao (University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center – USA) Link
  • Mariana Xavier Byndloss (Vanderbilt University Medical Center - USA) Link

Registration

The symposium will be held in Zoom and link will be sent to registered participants before the event.

Link to registration 

 

More information about the Umeå Hypoxia Research Facility at Umeå University.

Event type: Conference
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Emilio Bueno
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Felipe Cava
Professor, research fellow
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