SymbNET Kick-off meeting

SymbNET Kick-off Meeting | 15-16.03.2021



15.03.2021 – Scientific research talks


Interspecies interactions in recovery of gut microbiota functions

Karina Xavier – Bacterial Signalling Lab, FCG-IGC

Spore development in model organisms and pathogens.

Adriano Henriques – Microbial Development/Bacterial Imaging Cluster, ITQB NOVA

Uncovering the hidden microbiome using metagenomics

Alexandre Almeida Microbiome Informatics Lab, EMBL-EBI


The functional proteome landscape of Escherichia coli.

André Mateus – Stability proteomics for assessing the state of the proteome / Systems Microbiology Lab, EMBL

Do microbes modulate ancient pathways of animal homeostasis?

Lucia Pita – Marine Symbiosis Unit, Geomar, Kiel University

How the evolutionary loss of a single glycan shaped host-microbe interactions.

Sumnima Singh -Inflammation Lab, FCG-IGC / Swirski Lab, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School

Evolution of C. elegans-microbe interactions.

Hinrich Schulenburg – Evolutionary Ecology and Genetics Lab, Kiel University (CAU)

15.03.2021 – Research facilities/services presentations

Genomics Unit (FCG-IGC)

Ricardo Leite – Genomics Unit, FCG-IGC


Bioinformatics Facility (FCG-IGC)

Jingtao Lilue – Bioinformatics Unit, FCG-IGC

Competence Centre for Genomic Analysis Kiel

Philip Rosenstiel –  Competence Centre for Genomic Analysis (CCGA), Kiel University (CAU)


Ana Guerreiro – Mass Spec Facility Unit (UniMS), ITQB NOVA, iBET

GeneCore overview

Vladimir Benes – GeneCore Facility, EMBL

Proteomics Core facility

Mandy Rettel – Proteomics Core Facility, EMBL

Microbiome Informatic Services

Rob Finn – Microbiome Informatics, EMBL-EBI

Metabolomics Platform

Julijana Ivanisevic – Metabolomics Unit, UNIL

16.03.2021 – Scientific research talks

Host-microbiota interactions: Insights from human genetics and primate evolution.

Malte Rühlemann – Genetics & Bioinformatics Lab / CRC1182 / Institute of Clinical Molecular Biology, Kiel University (CAU)

Identifying and quantifying metabolic microbiota-host interactions.

Michael Zimmermann – Metabolic Host-Microbiome Interactions Lab, EMBL

Updated on 09 february 2022