ORAL PRESENTATIONS

 
 

112. Systems ecology of human-microbiome molecular interactions. Invited speaker. Institute of Microbiology, University of Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany, 15 July 2019.

111.  Systems Ecology of the Human Microbiome in Health and Disease. Invited speaker. Institute of Microbiology, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland, 4 July 2019.

110. Systems ecology of the human microbiome. Invited speaker. The Barcelona Debates on the Human Microbiome, CosmoCaixa, Barcelona, Spain, 20-21 June 2019.

109.  The human microbiome. Invited speaker. Symposium of the Luxembourg Pharmaceutical Association, Laboratoire National de Santé, Dudelange, Luxembourg, 21 May 2019.

108.  Systems ecology of the human gut microbiome: from systematic measurement to molecular mechanism. Invited speaker. Knowledge for Growth, Ghent International Convention Center, Ghent, Belgium, 9 May 2019.

107.                Metagenomics and integrated multi-omics. Invited speaker. NERC Workshop on Environmental Genomics and Advanced Microbiological Techniques, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK, 1517 April 2019.

106.                Bioinformatic pipelines for integrated multi-omic analyses of microbial communities. Invited speaker. NERC Workshop on Environmental Genomics and Advanced Microbiological Techniques, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK, 1517 April 2019.

105.                Systems ecology of the microbiome-gut-brain axis: the example of Parkinson’s disease. Invited speaker. Institute of Biotechnology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland, 29 March 2019.

104.                Systems ecology of microbiomes: identifying key functions in communities. Invited speaker. Max Planck Institute for Dynamics of Complex Technical Systems, Magdeburg, Germany, 21 March 2019.

103.                Systems ecology of microbiomes: identifying key functions. Invited speaker. University of Wageningen, Wageningen, the Netherlands, 20 March 2019.

102.                Systems ecology of the human gut microbiome. Invited speaker. Gut Microbiome Webinar Series, International Life Sciences Institute (ILSI), Washington D.C., USA, 6 March 2019.

101.                Systems ecology of the microbiome-gut-brain axis: the example of Parkinson’s disease. Invited speaker. Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Canada, 28 February 2019.

100.                Systems ecology of the human microbiome; Innovative Medicines Initiative – 10 year anniversary: Medical data valorisation and sustainability. Invited speaker. Laboratoire National de Santé, Dudelange, Luxembourg, 14 December 2018.

99.                   Systems ecology of microbiomes. Invited speaker. Physics Meets Biology Meeting, Riken Conference Room, Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine, Belvaux, Luxembourg, 1314 December 2018.

98.                   Microbiome: the environment within. Invited speaker. Personalised Medicine Consortium Annual Retreat, Maison du Savoir, Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg, 10 December 2018.

97.                   Systems ecology of microbiomes. Invited speaker. Exploring Human Host-Microbiome Interactions in Health and Disease, Wellcome Genome Campus, UK, 57 December 2018.

96.                   L’écologie systémique du microbiote humain : Identification des fonctions essentielles au maintien de la physiologie humaine. Keynote speaker. Remise du Grand Prix en Sciences biologiques de l’Institut Grand-ducal, Chambre de Commerce, Luxembourg, 17 November 2018.

95.                   Systems ecology of the human microbiome. Invited speaker. Fourth Annual European Microbiome Congress, ILEC Conference Centre, London, UK, 1415 November 2018.

94.                   The ecology of the unseen. Invited speaker. TEDx UniversityofLuxembourg, University of Luxembourg, Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg, 26 October 2018.

93.                   Le microbiote humain et son impacte sur la santé. Invited speaker. Journée de la Recherche Médicale, Centre Hospitalier de Luxembourg, Luxembourg-City, Luxembourg, 24 October 2018.

92.                   Understanding the role of the microbiome in Parkinson’s disease. Invited speaker. 4th International Parkinson’s Disease Symposium, University of Luxembourg, Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg, 1112 October 2018.

91.                   Unraveling the combinatorial mechanisms linking the gut microbiome to Parkinson’s disease. Invited speaker. 2nd Joint RIKEN-Luxembourg Symposium, Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg, 25 September 2018.

90.                   Microbial Systems Ecology for identifying key functions driving host-microbiome-diet interactions. Invited speaker. 1st International Conference on Precision Nutrition and Metabolism in Public Health and Medicine, Chania, Crete, Greece, 2126 September 2018.

89.                   Systems Ecology of microbiomes: identifying key functions. Invited speaker. Austrian Proteomics and Metabolomics Research Symposium, Vienna, Austria, 2931 August 2018

88.                   The integration of quantitative big data from microbial consortia: what is there to gain? Invited speaker. 17th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology, Leipzig, Germany, 1217 August 2018.

87.                   Systems ecology reveals key functions underpinning host-microbiome interactions in health and disease. Invited speaker. 7th International Human Microbiome Congress, Killarney, County Kerry, Ireland, 2628 June 2018.

86.                   Microbiomes in One Health. Invited speaker. Second Luxembourg Microbiology Day, Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology, Belvaux, Luxembourg, 17 May 2018.

85.                   The human microbiome: a systems ecology perspective. Invited speaker. Société Luxembourgeoise de Gynécologie et d’Obstétrique, Parc Hotel Alvisse, Luxembourg-City, Luxembourg, 20 June 2018.

84.                   Systems ecology of microbiomes. Keynote speaker. Annual Meeting of the Norwegian Society of Microbiology, Bergen, Norway, 28-29 May 2018.

83.                   Systems ecology of microbiome-human interactions: identifying which functions are key. Invited speaker. International Yakult Symposium 2018, Convention Centre Het Pand, Ghent, Belgium, 1920 April 2018.

82.                   Systems Ecology of microbiomes: function is key; Opening lecturer; Annual Conference 2018 of the Association for General and Applied Microbiology (VAAM), CongressPark Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, Germany, 1518 April 2018.

 81.                   Le microbiote et son rôle pour la santé de l’Homme. Invited speaker. Académie Lorraine des Sciences, Salle du Conseil de la Métropole du Grand Nancy, Nancy, France, 12 April 2018.

 80.                   Microbial Systems Ecology for unravelling key functions in situ. Invited speaker. Microbiology Society Annual Conference, International Conference Centre, Birmingham, UK, 1013 April 2018.

 79.                   Multi-omics approach for microbial communities. Invited speaker. European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) Course: Analysis and Integration of Transcriptome and Proteome Data, EMBL Advanced Training Centre, EMBL, Heidelberg, Germany, 1116 March 2018.

 78.                   Function First: Systems Ecology of the Human Gut Microbiome. Invited speaker. ARTORG Center for Biomedical Engineering Research, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland, 20 November 2017.

 77.                   Metaproteomics and integrated multi-omics: highlighting unknowns. Invited speaker. Protein.DTU, Linderstrøm-Lang Center for Protein Science, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, 17 November 2017.

 76.                   Integrated multi-omics for enhanced metaproteomics. Invited discussant. Dagstuhl Seminar on Computational Proteomics, Schloss Dagstuhl, Dagstuhl, Germany, 1520 October 2017.

 75.                   Le microbiome humain et son impact sur la santé. Invited speaker. Série de conférences « Mieux comprendre la vie par les sciences », Cercle Munster Luxembourg-City, 11 October 2017.

 74.                   Systems ecology of microbial pioneers in the gut. Invited speaker. Riken Institute for Integrative Medical Sciences, Yokohama, Japan, 4 October 2017.

 73.                   Form follows function: systems ecology of the human gut microbiome. Invited speaker. Keio University, Tokyo, Japan, 3 October 2017.

 72.                   Form follows function: integrated multi-omics of the human gut microbiome. Keynote speaker. EMBL-EBI Industry programme workshop on the human microbiome: challenges and opportunities for novel therapeutics, EMBL-EBI, Hinxton, UK, 13 September 2017.

 71.                   Systems ecology of microbiomes: a new frontier of discovery in microbiology. Invited speaker. School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK, 12 September 2017.

 70.                   Systems ecology of microbiomes: a new frontier of discovery in microbiology. Invited speaker. The Centre for Translational Medicine (TGen), Phoenix, Arizona, USA, 17 August 2017.

 69.                   Systems ecology of microbiomes: a new frontier of discovery in microbiology. Invited speaker. Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona, USA, 15 August 2017.

 68.                   From integrated multi-omics to microbial systems ecology: quo vadis? Invited speaker. Multi-omics for Microbiomes, Pasco, Washington, USA, 13 August 2017.

 67.                   Integrated multi-omics for identifying discriminant features in the human microbiome. Invited speaker. Second International Metaproteomics Symposium, Alghero, Sardinia, Italy, 1416 June 2017.

 66.                   Systems Ecology of Microbiomes: A New Frontier of Discovery in Microbiology. Keynote speaker. First Luxembourg Microbiology Day, Dudelange, Luxembourg, 11 May 2017.

 65.                   Untangling the microbial ecology of anaerobic digestion through integrated multi-omics. Keynote speaker. Third International Conference on Biogas Microbiology, Wageningen, The Netherlands, 13 May 2017.

 64.                   Metaproteomics and integrated multi-omics: What do they tell us about microbial community function? Invited speaker. Proteomic Forum 2017 Annual meeting of the German Society for Proteome Research, Potsdam, Germany, 25 April 2017.

63.                   From integrated multi-omics to causality: how to distil data, how to design experiments and how to conduct them. Keynote speaker. Fourth Microbiome R&D and Business Collaboration Forum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 34 April 2017.

 62.                   Towards systems ecology of the human gut microbiome. Invited speaker. Nestlé Research Centre, Vers-chez-les-Blancs, Switzerland, 22 March 2017.

 61.                   Systems Ecology of Microbiomes: A New Frontier of Discovery in Microbiology. Keynote speaker. Annual Meeting of the Strasbourg Society for Microbiology, Strasbourg, France, 1 March 2017.

 60.                   From gut to sludge: how to sustainably manage microbial communities in future. Invited speaker. Nature Conference on Environmental Microbial Biofilms and Human Microbiomes: Drivers of Future Sustainability, Singapore, 1215 February 2017

 59.                   From integrated omics to microbial systems ecology. Keynote speaker. Thünen Symposium on Soil Metagenomics 2016, Braunschweig, Germany, 1416 December 2016.

 58.                   Integration of meta-omics data: approaches and applications. Invited speaker. Thünen Symposium on Soil Metagenomics 2016, Braunschweig, Germany, 1416 December 2016.

 57.                   HuMiX, an in vitro model to study the human gut microbiome and immune system. Invited speaker. European Microbiome Congress, London, UK, 30 November1 December 2016.

 56.                   Beyond the shadow of Koch’s postulates: doesn’t expressed function ultimately count in microbiomes? . Invited speaker. Cold Spring Harbor Asia Conference on Microbiology and the Environment, Suzhou, China, 2630 September 2016.

 55.                   Systems Biology of Microbiomes. Keynote speaker. 41st Federation of European Biochemical Societies Congress, Ephesus, Turkey, 38 September 2016 (meeting canceled but presentation available online through the congress' website).

 54.                   Integrated multi-omics of oleaginous microbial consortia in biological wastewater treatment plants. Invited speaker. Annual Meeting of the Society for Industrial and Microbial Biotechnology, New Orleans, USA, 2428 June 2016.

 53.                   Systems ecology of human-microbe interactions. Invited speaker. International Kick-off Meeting of the Collaborative Research Centre 1182 “Origin and Function of Metaorganisms”, Kiel, Germany, 810 June 2016.

 52.                   From metaproteomics to integrated omics: how to figure out what microbes are doing and why this is important. Invited speaker. University of Bochum, Germany, 30 May 2016.

 51.                   From meta-omics to microbial systems ecology: What to measure and what is there to learn? Invited speaker. European Space Agency workshop on "Short- and long-term research roadmap for the microbial characterization and process modeling of the MELiSSA C1 waste compartment"; Leuven, Belgium, 4 March 2016.

 50.                   From meta-omics to microbial systems ecology: What can we learn? Invited speaker. Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research, Braunschweig, Germany, 10 February 2016.

 49.                   Piecing together the puzzle: integrated omics of microbial consortia. Keynote speaker. Symposium on Advances and Application in Metaproteomics, Magdeburg, Germany, 89 February 2016.

 48.                   From integrated omic analyses of the human gastrointestinal microbiome to treatment strategies for improved patient care. Invited speaker. European Microbiome Congress, London, UK, 1819 November 2015.

 47.                   From integrated omics to causality: how to close the loop. Invited speaker. Unlocking the microbiome, Wellcome Trust, London, UK, 23 September 2015.

 46.                   Microbial Systems Ecology: from defining niches to reconstructing matter flows through microbial consortia. Invited speaker. International Human Microbiome Congress satellite workshop on Integrated Omics, Luxembourg-City, Luxembourg, 3 April 2015.

 45.                   Eco-Systems Biology of Natural Microbial Communities. Keynote speaker. Society for General Microbiology meeting on “Microbial Interfaces”, Galway, Ireland, 1719 June 2015.

 44.                   Ecosystems Biology: from data to control of microbial communities. Invited speaker. Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Engineering and Control of Natural and Synthetic Microbial Communities, Cambridge, UK, 2627 November 2014.

 43.                   From integrated omics towards Eco-Systems Biology. Invited speaker. Institute for Microbiology Seminar Series, University of Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany, 13 November 2014.

 42.                   Eco-Systems Biology: from integrated omics to control strategies for mixed microbial communities. Invited plenary speaker.  4th Joint Conference of the German Society for Hygiene and Microbiology (DGHM) and the Association for General and Applied Microbiology (VAAM), Dresden, Germany, 58 October 2014.

 41.                   Eco-Systems Biology of human-microbe molecular interactions along the gastrointestinal tract. Invited speaker. Annual Meeting of Intestinal Microbiology, Tokyo, Japan, 1314 June 2014.

 40.                   Eco-Systems Biology of Natural Microbial Communities. Invited speaker. Second workshop of the Université de la Grande Région on "Systems Biology", Esch-sur-Alzette, 2 June 2014.

 39.                   Integrated omics to eluciate structure-function relationships in microbial biofilms. Invited speaker. Biofilm6, Vienna, Austria, 1113 May 2014.

 38.                   Integrated omics of microbial communities. Invited speaker. AllBio2014 workshop, SciLifeLab, Stockholm, Sweden, 2123 May 2014.

 37.                   Metaproteomics for a functional insight to activated sludge. Invited speaker. Control of water-borne disease: A century of the activated sludge sewage treatment process, Manchester, UK, 12 April 2014.

 36.                   Eco-Systems Biology of activated sludge microbial communities. Invited speaker. Department of Biotechnology Seminar Series, Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands, 4 October 2013.

 35.                   From metagenomics to integrated omic analyses of the human microbiome in health and disease. Invited speaker. Institute for Medical Microbiology and Infection Control, Saarland University Medical Center, Germany, 30 September 2013.

 34.                   From integrated omics to Eco-Systems Biology of mixed microbial communities. Invited speaker. University of Liège, Liège, Belgium, 2 July 2013.

 33.                   Microbiome-derived small RNA in human circulation. Invited speaker. Marabou Symposium on the Role of miRNA in Nutrition and Disease, Stockholm, Sweden, 1416 June 2013.

 32.                   From sludge to gut: towards eco-systems biology of the human microbiome. Invited speaker. Joint LCSB-ISB Symposium, Abbaye de Neumünster, Luxembourg-City, Luxembourg, 910 June 2013.

 31.                   From integrated omics to Eco-Systems Biology of microbial community-driven processes. Keynote speaker. EU MinoTaurus Workshop on Contaminated site remediation: application of advanced tools to control biological processes, Water Research Institute (IRSA-CNR), Rome, Italy, 2729 May 2013.

 30.                   Eco-Systems Biology of mixed microbial communities. Invited speaker. Helmholtz Institute for Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, Saarbrücken, Germany, 24 January 2013.

 29.                   Eco-Systems Biology: from wastewater plant to the human gastrointestinal tract. Invited speaker. ISB-LCSB Symposium, Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine, Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg, 29 June 2012.

 28.                   Eco-Systems Biology of the human microbiome highlights the potential importance of small RNAs in human-microbe interactions. Invited speaker. Research Center for Allergy and Immunology Seminar Series, Riken Institute Yokohama, Yokohama, Japan, 11 December 2012.

 27.                   Eco-Systems Biology of the Human Microbiome. Invited speaker. Personalised Medicine Consortium Retreat, Mondorf-les-Bains, Luxembourg, 30 November1 December 2012.

 26.                   Eco-Systems Biology of natural microbial communities. Keynote speaker. Annual Meeting of the French Society for Electrophoresis and Proteomic Analysis, Halle aux toiles, Rouen, France, 1517 October 2012.

 25.                   Inferring basic ecological and evolutionary processes in microbial communities from molecular network analysis. Invited speaker. Tenth International Conference on Pathways, Networks, and Systems Medicine, Rodos Palace Conference Center, Ixia, Rhodes, Greece, 1015 June 2012.

 24.                   Integrated “omics” for uncovering cryptic ecological and evolutionary processes in mixed microbial communities. Invited speaker. Department of Limnology Seminar Series, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria, 16 May 2012.

23.                   Inferring synergism and antagonism in microbial communities from network dynamics. Invited speaker. Molecular Microbial Ecology Seminar Series, Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology, Dübendorf, Switzerland, 15 May 2012.

22.                   Architecture reflects function: high-resolution microscopic and molecular insights into acid mine drainage biofilms. Invited speaker. Goldschmidt2011, Prague, Czech Republic, 1419 August 2011.

21.                   Microbial Eco-Systems Biology: from molecules to ecosystems and back. Invited speaker. SciLifeLab Seminar Series, Stockholm, Sweden, 26 April 2011.

20.                   Microbial Eco-Systems Biology: from molecules to ecosystems and back. Invited speaker. College of Medicine, The University of Arizona, Phoenix, USA, 13 January 2011.

19.                   Capturing the Structure and Dynamics of Complex Microbial Communities. Invited speaker. Environmental Systems Biology Mini Symposium, The Institute for Systems Biology, Seattle, USA, 10 January 2011.

18.                   From molecules to ecosystems and back: the application of systems biology approaches in microbial ecology. Invited speaker. Centre Hospitalier Régional Universitaire de Nancy, University of Nancy, France, 18 November 2010.

17.                   From molecules to ecosystems and back: bioinformatic approaches for Eco-Systems Biology. Invited speaker. Lucilinx Annual Symposium, Centre Hospitalier du Luxembourg, Luxembourg-City, Luxembourg, 5 November 2010.

16.                   Eco-systems biology: a new frontier in microbiology. Invited speaker. Les Jeudis des Sciences, University of Luxembourg, Kirchberg, Luxembourg, 28 October 2010.

15.                   Tandem proteomics and metabolomics for elucidating cryptic metabolic transformations within mixed microbial communities. Invited speaker. Proteomlux 2010: International Conference on Proteomics in Plants, Microorganisms and Environment, Coque Conference Center, Kirchberg, Luxembourg, 1820 October 2010.

14.                   Metabolome-proteome differentiation reflects bacterial divergence. Oral presentation. Systems Biology of Microorganisms, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France, 2224 March 2010.

13.                   Community proteogenomics highlights microbial strain-variant protein expression within activated sludge performing enhanced biological phosphorus removal. Oral presentation. Proteomlux 2008: International Conference on Proteomics in Plants, Microorganisms and Environment, Coque Conference Center, Kirchberg, Luxembourg, 2225 October 2008.

12.                   Organismal and functional partitioning within natural microbial communities. Oral presentation. 12th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology (ISME-12), Cairns Convention Center, Cairns, Australia, 1722 August 2008.

11.                   Natural microbial assemblages reflect distinct organismal and functional organisation. Invited speaker. Microbiology Seminar Series, Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California, Berkeley, USA, 22 March 2008.

10.                   Natural microbial assemblages reflect distinct organismal and functional partitioning. Invited speaker. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, Moscone Center, San Francisco, California, USA, 1014 December 2007.

9.                     Metaproteomics: studying functional gene expression in microbial ecosystems. Oral presentation. Proteomlux 2006: Bridging the Gap Between Gene Expression and Biological Function, Coque Conference Center, Kirchberg, Luxembourg, 1114 October 2006.

8.                     Environmental proteomics, a new window on microbial community function. Invited speaker. 11th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology (ISME-11), Austria Center, Vienna, Austria, 2025 August 2006.

7.                     Metaproteomic investigations of enhanced biological phosphorus removal in activated sludge. Invited speaker. Joint Genome Institute Microbial Ecology Program Seminar Series, Walnut Creek, California, USA, 14 June 2006.

6.                     Metaproteomics: studying functional gene expression in microbial ecosystems. Invited speaker. Peptidomics: methods and applications, Royal Holloway College, University of London, Surrey, UK, 67 September 2005.

5.                     Towards exposure of elusive metabolic mixed-culture processes: the application of metaproteomic analyses to activated sludge. Fourth International Water Association Activated Sludge Population Dynamics Specialist Conference entitled Microbial Population Dynamics in Biological Wastewater Treatment, Hotel Watermark, Gold Coast, Australia, 1720 July 2005.

4.                     Finding the proteomic keys to unlock the metabolic mysteries of enhanced biological phosphorus removal. Oral presentation. UK Molecular Microbial Ecology Group meeting, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK, 1112 July 2005.

3.                     The metaproteome: dynamic function of a complex microbial system. Invited speaker. Microbes in Norwich, John Innes Centre, Norwich, UK, 21 January 2005.

2.                     Metaproteomic investigations of enhanced biological phosphorus removal in activated sludge. Oral presentation. UK Molecular Microbial Ecology Group meeting, University of Essex, Colchester, UK, 56 July 2004.

1.                     Towards exposure of an elusive metabolic mixed culture process: microbial details of enhanced biological phosphate removal in activated sludge. Oral presentation. UK Molecular Microbial Ecology Group meeting, St. Catherine’s College, Oxford, UK, 78 April 2003.