Tuesday 2nd April

9.30 - 11.30 h. Satellite Meeting

Manuel de Falla Auditorium


Prof. José Ángel Rufián Henares

Stance4Health Coordinator. Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences. Granada University. Spain.

Smart Technologies for personalized nutrition and consumer engagement


Prof. José Ángel Rufián Henares

Stance4Health Coordinator. Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences. Granada University. Spain.

In vitro gastrointestinal digestion and in vitro fermentation method: effects on SCFAs production and polyphenols metabolism


Sergio Pérez-Burillo

Department of Nutrition and Food Science. University of Granada. Spain.

In vitro gastrointestinal digestion and in vitro fermentation of tannins


Silvia Molino

Department of Nutrition and Bromatology. Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology. Center for Biomedical Research. Spain.

Optimization of a protocol for stabilization/resuscitation of the gut microbiota in fresh and frozen fecal samples before in vitro fermentation


M. Pilar Francino

Foment of Sanitary and Biomedical Research Foundation (FISABIO). Head of Genomics and Health Area. Valencia. Spain.

Building a functional metabolic network of the gut microbiota


Iñigo Apaolaza

TECNUN. University of Navarra. Spain.

Bile acids metabolites deriving from fermentation studies


Sascha Rohn

Institute for Food Chemistry. Uniersity of Hamburg. Germany.

Food-Derived Maillard Reaction Products as Modulators of Intestinal Carbohydrate Digestion


Bettina Cämmerer

Institute of Food Technology and Food Chemistry. University of Berlin. Germany.

Gut microbiota in food-related paediatric illnesses (coeliac disease, food allergy, obesity)


Kostas Priftis

Pediatrics Department. National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. Greece.

Validation of Smart Personalized Nutrition (SPN) strategies in adult populations


Fabio Lauria

National Research Council. Institute of Food Sciences. Italy.

12.00 - 13.15 h. Registration

13.30 - 13.45 h. Opening ceremony

13.45 - 14.00 h. Presentation: INFOGEST and ICFD


Didier Dupont

Chair of INFOGEST, INRA Rennes. National Institute of Agricultural Research. France.

14.00 - 14.45 h. Keynote Lecture: 1

Impact of diet on maternal-neonatal microbiota during first 1000 days of life.

Keynote Speaker:

Maria Carmen Collado

Research Scientist. IATA-CSIC. Department of Biotechnology. Valencia. Spain.

14.45 - 15.05 h. In vitro digestion evidence of how plant proteins modulate infant formulas digestibility.


Linda Le Roux

STLO INRA-Agrocampus Ouest. Rennes. France.

15.05 - 15.25 h. The glycation level of milk protein strongly modulates post-prandial plasma lysine availability in vivo in humans.


Glenn van Lieshout

Friesland Campina. The Netherlands.

15.25 - 16.25 h. Coffe Break & Poster Session 1

16.25 - 16.45 h. Digestion of dairy proteins: a matter of gastric restructuring.


Ana Isabel Mulet Cabero

Quadram Institute Bioscience. Norwich. UK.

16.45 - 17.05 h. Monitoring in vitro gastric digestion of whey protein gel by nuclear magnetic resonance and magnetic resonance imaging.


Ruoxuan Deng

Wageningen University & Research. Wageningen. The Netherlands.

17.05 - 17.25 h. Particulation of whey protein slows protein digestion in vivo and is associated with decreased weight gain in mice.


Ines Greco

University of Copenhage. Denmark.

17.25 - 17.45 h. Digestion and oral comfort of cheese developed to meet the sensory and nutritional needs of the elderly.


Didier Dupont

Chair of INFOGEST, INRA Rennes. National Institute of Agricultural Research. France.

17.45 - 18.05 h. Role of the food additive Carrageenan in modulating proteomic profiles in the gut lumen of toddlers and inflammatory pathways.


Uri Lesmes

Technion. Israel Institute of Technology. Haifa. Israel.

18.05 - 18.25 h. Lessons learnt from MyCyFAPP Project: Effect of host-related factors and inherent to food properties on lipolysis in real foods.


Joaquim Calvo Lerma

Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria La Fe. Valencia. Spain.

20.00 - 23.00 h. Welcome Cocktail.

Carmen de la Victoria

Wednesday 3rd April

9.00 - 9.45 h. Keynote Lecture: 2

Exploring the dynamic nature of the GI tract: characterization of GI drug disposition and GI fluid composition and structure

Keynote Speaker:

Patrick Augustijns

Drug Delivery and Disposition. Department of Pharmaceutical and Pharmacological Sciences. Kuleuven. Belgium.

9.45 - 10.05 h. Investigating in vitro digestion of food models to explain in vivo micronutrient bioavailability.


Manon Hiolle

STLO. INRA-Agrocampus Ouest. Rennes. France.

10.05 - 10.25 h. Dietary fibre limits nutrient absorption by lowering intestinal mucus permeability.


Alan Mackie

University of Leeds. United Kingdom.

10.25 - 10.45 h. A nutrikinetic model linking broccoli processing conditions to isothiocyanate bioavailability.


Matthijs Dekker

WUR. Wageningen. The Netherlands.

10.45 - 11.40 h. Coffe Break & Poster Session 1

11.40 - 12.00 h. In silico modelling of the physiology of the digestive system, digestion and absorption.


George Van Aken

Insight Food inside. Breda. The Netherlands.

12.00 - 12.20 h. Using computational fluid dynamics to assess mixing during in vitro digestion experiments.


Simon Harrison

CSIRO. Melbourne. Australia.

12.20 - 12.40 h. Predicting satiation and satiety rating of breakfast cereals with a combination of an in vitro model and in silico artificial neural network.


Susann Bellmann

Triskelion. Zeist. The Netherlands.

12.40 - 13.00 h. Development of a computational 1D flow model for carbohydrate fermentation in the colon.


Matthew Sinnott

CSIRO. Melbourne. Australia.

13.00 - 14.30 h. Lunch

14.30 - 15.15 h. Keynote Lecture: 3

The role of dietary fibre in food gastrointestinal digestion, physiology and health

Keynote Speaker:

Dra. Dª. Kaisa Poutanen

Research professor in food technology.

15.15 - 15.35 h. Reduction of the glycemic response to bread in the presence of lemon juice, but not tea: A two-branched human study with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).


Daniela Freitas

GMPA. INRA-AgroParisTech. UPSay & Teagasc. Ireland.

15.35 - 15.55 h. Nutritional evaluation of wheat–legume pasta: Impact of formulation and process conditions on in vitro protein digestibility and protein metabolism in young and old rats.


Valerie Micard

IATE. Montpellier SupAgro. Montpellier. France.

15.55 - 17.00 h. Coffe Break & Poster Session 2

17.00 - 17.20 h. Comparison of methods for postprandial intragastric pH measurement in a pig model during digestion of plant-based foods with different structures.


Yohan Reynaud

Improve. Dury. France.

17.20 - 17.40 h. Elucidation of human gastrointestinal metabolism of soy allergens in an in-vitro model and proteome analysis by LC-HRMS/MS.


Julia Bräcker

University of Stuttgart. Stuttgart. Germany.

17.40 - 18.00 h. True ileal protein digestibility of zein and whey protein isolate in healthy humans.


Juliane Calvez

PNCA. AgroParisTech-INRA. Paris. France.

18.45 - 19.00 h. Presentation: ICFD7.

20.00 h. Transfer by bus to the gala dinner. Meeting point: Saray Hotel

20.30 - 23.00 h. Gala dinner

Carmen de los Chapiteles

23.00 h. Transfer by bus to the Saray Hotel

Thursday 4th April

9.00 - 9.45 h. Keynote Lecture: 4

Effects of moderate consumption of fermented beverages on gut microbiota

Keynote Speaker:

Dra. Dª. Ascensión Marcos Sánchez

Research Professor at the Spanish National Research Council. Head of the Immunonutrition Research Group. President of the Spanish Federation of Societies of Nutrition, Food and Dietetics (FESNAD) and President of the International Society for Immunonutrition (ISIN).

9.45 - 10.05 h. Changes in gut microbiota in predigested Roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa L) calyces and Agave (Agave tequilana Weber) Fructans assessed in a dynamic in vitro model of the human colon.


Sonia G. Sáyago-Ayerdi

Tecnológico Nacional de México. Mexico.

10.05 - 10.25 h. Catabolism of polyphenols from jaboticaba (Myrciaria trunciflora) fruit peel by human gut microbiota.


Tatiana Emanuelli

Federal University of Santa Maria. Santa Maria. Brazil.

10.25 - 11.30 h. Coffe Break & Poster Session 2

11.30 - 11.50 h. Characterization of structural changes during food digestion: can nondestructive approaches be correlated to destructive measurements?


Prof. Gail Michele Bornhorst

University of California Davis. USA.

11.50 - 12.10 h. Establishing a multiresponse model of the in vitro lipid digestion process.


Sarah Verkempinck

KU Leuven. Leuven. Belgium.

12.10 - 12.30 h. A semi-dynamic digestion and bioaccessibility method based on a microfluidic lab-on-a-chip.


Sébastien Marze

INRA BIA. Nantes. France.

12.30 - 12.45 h. Conclusion and perspectives.

13.00 - 14.30 h. Lunch.

14.30 - 16.00 h. Working Group 2. Food interaction – meal digestion.

Seminario 1+2


Milena Corredig

Uri Lesmes

Technion. Israel Institute of Technology. Haifa. Israel.

Pasquale Ferranti

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14.30 - 16.00 h. Working Group 3. Absorption models.

Seminario 3+4


Linda Giblin

Brigitte Graf

16.00 - 17.30 h. Working Group 4. Digestive lipases and lipid digestion.

Seminario 1+2


Myriam Grundy

Frederic Carriere

16.00 - 17.30 h. Working Group 5. Digestive amylases and starch digestion.

Seminario 3+4


Nadja Siegert

Caroline Orfila

16.00 - 17.30 h. Working Group 6. In silico models.

Seminario 6+7


Steven Le Feunteun

Choi-Hong Lai