PhenHRIG 2017: Plant Phenolics Alter Microbiome and Human Health.

PhenHRIG at Experimental Biology Chicago, IL Saturday April 22 1-5pm  McCormick Place (South Bldg), Room S103A
1:00 PM – 1:15 PM: Welcome
Dr. Myron Gross, PhD, University of Minnesota
Dr. Ted Wilson, PhD, Winona State University
1:15 PM – 1:55 PM: Effects of Berry Phenolics on Human Microbiome and Health
Dr. Anna-Marja Aura, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, Finland
1:55 PM – 2:35 PM: Effects of Berry Phenolics on Human Microbiome and Health
Dr. Aedin Cassidy, Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia, UK
2:35 PM – 3:15 PM: Bidirectional Relations Between Dietary Flavonoids and Gut Microbiota: Effects on Obesity
Dr. Candida Rebello, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
3:15 PM – 4:00 PM: Neolife/GNLD Phenolic Student Research Award Presentations
Xuhuiqun Zhang, Illinois Institute of Technology, The reciprocal interactions between red raspberry polyphenols and gut microbiome composition: preliminary findings
Jordan M.K.I. Oshiro, Dept Food Science, Purdue University, Impact of piceatannol and resveratrol on the proteomic profile of Caenorhabditis elegans
Angelika Kristek, Dept Food Nutr Sci, Univ Reading, The effect of digested oat bran and isolated bioactives on gut microbiota diversity during 24h in vitro fermentation
Derek Martin, Dept Food Science, UW-Madison, Anti-inflammatory activity of aronia berry polyphenols in Jurkat T cell
Thanks to Our Sponsors: U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council, American Pistachio Growers. NeoLife/GNLD, California Walnuts, Ocean Spray Cranberries, Sun-Maid Raisins, American Pistachio Growers, Grapes from California, and the USDA
Additional information about the speakers, student awards, sponsors, and PhenHRIG can be obtained at our organizational website or by emailing


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