NMC meeting 2017: Gut Microbiome, 27 January 2017

On 27 January 2017 we will organise our annual NMC meeting to bring together the Metabolomics community in the Netherlands. This year's topic will be the Gut Microbiome.


09:30 - Registration and coffee

10:00 - Opening by Merlijn van Rijswijk (Director Netherlands Metabolomics Centre) 

10:05 - "Introduction to “Gut Microbiome” and latest echnological developments relevant for microbiome research", by prof.dr. Thomas Hankemeier (Leiden University, Scientific Director Netherlands Metabolomics Centre)

10:35 - ”The maturation of the gut microbiome and risk of childhood asthma” by Jakob Stokholm (University of Copenhagen)

11:15 - Coffee Break

11:30 - "Elucidating the (immune)metabolic consequences of chronic HIV infection and ART" by Nelus Schoeman (Leiden University)

11:55 - “TMAO and other microbiome associated metabolites in cardiovascular disease” by Dina Vojinovic (Erasmus MC)

12:20 - Lunch Break and poster session

13:45 - “The gut microbiome and cardiometabolic risk factors in healthy children: The KOALA Birth Cohort Study" by Ilja Arts (Maastricht Centre for Systems Biology)

14:15 - "Host-Microbe Interactions in Zebrafish Embryos" by Bjørn Koch (Leiden University)

14:40 - "PhenoMeNal Cloud Research Environment" by Michael van Vliet (Leiden University)

15:00 - Break

15:15 - “Gut Microbiome is associated with metabolic risk for cardiovascular disease” by Yingjuan Fu (Groningen University) 

15:40 - "An ecosystems view of the healthy mouth” by Bart Keijser (TNO) 

16:10 - Closing remarks by prof.dr. Thomas Hankemeier

16:15 - Drinks


Leiden University, Gorlaeus Laboratories, room C7 Einsteinweg 55 2333 CC Leiden (route)


  • Participation is free charge for people working at NMC partner organisations (Universiteit Leiden, Universiteit van Amsterdam, TNO, PRI/RIKILT, UMC Utrecht, Radboudumc, Unilever, DSM, Janssen Pharmaceutica, MS-Omics).
  • For other participants we will ask a fee of 100 Euro.

You can register via the Eventbrite registration page