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Welcoming + Poster session

Session 1: New insights on neurobiological mechanisms of motivation and decision-making to eat

  • Tatiana Korotkova, University of Köln, Max Planck Institute for Metabolism Research, Germany
  • Serge Luquet, CNRS, University of Paris, France
  • Soyoung Park, DIFE, Germany

Lunch + Poster session

Session 2: Central control of body weight and metabolism

  • Nicholas Betley, University of Pennsylvania, USA
  • Marcelo Dietrich, Yale University, USA
  • Cristina Garcia-Caceres, Helmholtz Zentrum Muenchen, Institute for Diabetes and Metabolism, Germany
  • Vincent Prevot, INSERM U1172, Lille, France

Plenary: The genetics of the obese brain

  • Sadaf Farooqi, University of Cambridge, UK

Wine & cheese


Poster session + coffee

Session 3: Nutrition and mental health

  • Sophie Nicklaus, INRAE Dijon, France
  • Lucile Capuron, INRAE NutriNeuro Bordeaux, France
  • John Cryan, University College Cork, Ireland

Lunch + poster session

Session 4: Nutrition and Neurodegenerative diseases: Where are we at?

  • Cécilia Samieri, ISPED, Bordeaux, France
  • David Rubinsztein, University of Cambridge, Dementia Research Institute, UK
  • Michel Neunlist, TENS - UMR INSERM 1235, Nantes, France

Plenary: Gut microbiome resilience: strategies for intervention

  • Joel Doré, University of Paris-Saclay, INRAE, France

Gala dinner 


Session 5: Nutrients-brain interaction in disease: therapeutic perspectives

  • Nathalie Delzenne, Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium 
  • Richard Bazinet, University of Toronto, Canada 
  • Frédéric Calon, Université de Laval, Québec 
  • Sandrine Thuret, King's College London, UK 

Plenary: Pharmacological targeting of obesity via the brain. Are we there yet?

  • Matthias Tschöp, Helmholtz Zentrum Muenchen, Germany 

Closing remarks