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9.20 Welcome to Spring Conference 2021
Plenary lecture one
Computational methods to study microbial populations
Dr Laura Glendinning, Roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh, UK

Symposium one – The impact of nutrition on the gut microbiome
10.15 Role of the gut microbiome in pig nutrition and production
Dr Gillian Gardiner, Waterford Institute of Technology, Waterford, Ireland

10.45 Dietary influence on functional groups of the gut microbiota
Dr Petra Louis, The Rowett Institute, University of Aberdeen, UK

11.15 Gut microbiota metabolism – impact on bioactivity and health 
Professor Ian Rowland, University of Reading, UK

11.45 Panel discussion

12.00 Lunch break

12.45 Original Communications

14.30 Break in programme

Symposium two – Gut microbiome, nutrition and health: cause and effect
14:45 Interactions between dietary fibre and gut microbiota for health
Professor Christine Edwards, University of Glasgow, UK

15:15 Diet and gut microbiota manipulation for the control of Crohn’s disease
Professor Konstantinos Gerasimidis, University of Glasgow, UK

15.45 The role of microbiota generated SCFA in metabolic and cardiovascular health 
Professor Gary Frost, Imperial College London, UK and Dr Douglas Morrison, University of Glasgow, UK

16.15 Panel discussion

16.30 Workshop - Pursuing a Career in Nutrition
Zoe Griffiths, Registered Nutritionist (Public Health)