Conference Speakers

Keynote speakers

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Giuseppe Penna

Humanitas Research Hospital, Università degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy
Postbiotics as a New Frontier in Healthcare

Prof. Dr. Dennis Sandris Nielsen

Department of Food Science University of Copenhagen Denmar

Prof. Dr. Ying Chien Tsai

National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
Gerobiotics, Probiotics for Healthy Aging

Prof. Dr. Loh Teck Chwen

Faculty of Agriculture, Universiti Putra Malaysia

Plenary speakers

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Dr. Byung-Yong Kim

R&D Centre Chong Kun Dang Healthcare, Inc. Korea
Role of probiotics on gut microbiota and metabolome in diseases based on evidences in vivo and clinical trials.

Prof. Dr. Fusao Tomita

Graduate School of Agriculture, Hokkaido University, Japan
Lactic Acid Bacteria; co-existence and co-prosperity

Prof. Dr. Jiro Nakayama

Department of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Faculty of Agriculture, Graduate School, Kyushu University, Japan
Asian Microbiome Project to understand the current status of gut microbial community of Asians as an interface between foods and health

Prof. Dr. Ming-Ju Chen

Department of Animal Science and Technology, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Investigation of the therapeutic impact of probiotics in feline chronic kidney disease via integrative multi-omics analyses

Prof. Dr. Shuhaimi Mustafa

Faculty of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
The concept of halal in food biotechnology: Is Lactic Acid Bacteria complied?

Prof. Dr. Sin-Hyeog Im

Department of Life Sciences, Pohang University of Science and Technology, Korea
Probiotics as an Immunomodulatory Phamabiotics

Prof. Dr. Koichi Watanabe

Department of Animal Science and Technology, National Taiwan University. Taiwan
Taxonomic and ecological features of the unique niche-specific Fructobacillus species

Prof. Dr. Sung-Sik Yoon

Division of Biological Science and Technology, Yonsei University, Korea
GABA Production by Lactiplantibacillus plantarum Y7 and Its Effects on Gut Microbial Diversity

Prof. Dr. Yoshio Katakura

Department of Life Science and Biotechnology, Faculty of Chemistry, Kansai University, Japan
Interaction between LAB and yeast

Prof. Dr. Francisco Elegado

National Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (BIOTECH), University of Philippines Los Baños, Philippines
Degradation of Natural Toxins in Foods by Linamarase-Producing LAB

Prof. Dr. Endang Rahayu

Faculty of Agricultural Technology, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia
Potential characteristics of indigenous probiotics based on their genomic analysis

Prof. Dr. Jyoti Prakash Tamang

Department of Microbiology, Sikkim University, India
Metagenomics and Probiotic Profiles of Lactic Acid Bacteria Isolated from Artisan Fermented Cow- and Yak-Milk Products of India

Prof. Dr. Raja Affendi Bin Raja Ali

Faculty of Medicine, University Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia
Modulation of gut microbiota by using probiotic lactic acid bacteria as a therapeutic approach in high risk patients

Prof. Dr. Chise Suzuki

Department of Food Bioscience and Biotechnology, Nihon University, Japan
Cell Surface Proteins as Strain Specificity Determinant of Lactococcal strains

Invited speakers

Assoc. Prof. Ts. Dr. Lionel In Lian Aun

Faculty of Applied Sciences, UCSI University, Malaysia
Deploying Lactococcus lactis as a Vaccine Delivery System against KRAS Mutated Colorectal Cancers

Assist. Prof. Dr. Sunhye Lee

Department of Food Science, Sun Moon University, Korea
Beneficial Effects of 2′-Fucosyllactose on Metabolic Profiles in Association with Microbiota-Gut-Brain Axis

Dr. Jinzhong Xiao

Director, Next Generation Science Institute, Morinaga Milk Industry Co., Ltd., Japan
Exploring the molecular mechanisms involved in the potential health benefits of human-residential Bifidobacterium in the human gut and clinical effects

Dr. Sanghyun Lim

R&D center Microbiome, Cell Biotech, Gyeongi, Korea
Efficacy of probiotics on cognitive function and alcohol metabolism

Dr. Ratha Mahendran

Department of Surgery, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Lutathione-S-Transferase THETA proteins modulate the immune response to TOLLlike receptors

Dr. Neerja Hajela

Yakult Danone India Pvt. Ltd.
Gut Microbiota, Probiotics And Covid 19 – The Link

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Jirawan Apiraksakorn

Department of Biotechnology, Faculty of Technology, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, Thailand
Bio Economy from lactic acid bacteria: Opportunity and expansion of dextran for functional food application

Assist. Prof. Dr. Massalin Nakphaichit

Department of Biotechnology, Faculty of AgroIndustry, Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand.
Phenotypic Characterization of Probiotic Limosilactobacillus reuteri KUB-AC5 and its potential production at industrial scale

Prof. Dr. Seyed Abbas Shojaosadati

Tarbiat Modares University, Iran
The Fabrication of New Antimicrobial Bionanocomposite based on the Synbiotic–Nanoparticle System

MADAM SHAZLINA BINTI MOHD ZAINI

Food Safety and Quality Division Ministry of Health Putrajaya, Malaysia

Dr. Tee E-Siong

Nutrition Society of Malaysia
Status of probiotic regulations in Southeast Asia countries
Status of probiotic regulations in Southeast Asia countries

PROF. DR. MARYAM TAJABADI EBRAHIMI

Faculty of Biology, Islamic Azad University, Tehran branch
In vitro reduction of mycotoxin deoxynivalenol by organic adsorbent

PROF. DR. MARILEN PARUNGAO BALOLONG

Applied Microbiology for Health and Environment Research Group (AMHERG), University of the Philippines Manila, Philippines
Health-promoting properties of Lactobacillus plantarum BS25 and Pediococcus acidilactici 3G3: Understanding lactic acid bacteria-host interaction

DR. KAMARIAH LONG

All Cosmos Industries Sdn. Bhd., Johor, Malaysia
Development of lactose free yogurt enriched with medium chain triglycerides.

Prof. Dr. Fusao Tomita

Prof. Dr. Fusao Tomita

Graduate School of Agriculture, Hokkaido University, Japan

Prof Dr Sin-Hyeog Im

Prof. Dr. Sin-Hyeog Im

Department of Life Sciences, Pohang University of Science and Technology, Korea

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Maryam Tajabadi Ebrahimi (1)

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Maryam Tajabadi Ebrahimi

Faculty of Biology, Islamic Azad University, Tehran branc

Prof Dr Koichi Watanabe

Prof. Dr. Koichi Watanabe

Department of Animal Science and Technology, National Taiwan University. Taiwan

Porf Dr Sung Sik Yoon

Prof. Dr. Sung-Sik Yoon

Division of Biological Science and Technology, Yonsei University, Korea

Prof Dr Raja Affendi Raja Ali

Prof. Dr. Raja Affendi Bin Raja Ali

Faculty of Medicine, University Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia

Assist. Professor Dr. Massalin Nakphaichit (1)

Prof. Dr. Yoshio Katakura

Department of Life Science and Biotechnology, Faculty of Chemistry, Kansai University, Japan

Dr. Jinzhong Xiao (1)

Dr. Jinzhong Xiao

Director, Next Generation Science Institute, Morinaga Milk Industry Co., Ltd., Japan

Prof. Dr. Francisco Elegado

Prof. Dr. Francisco Elegado

National Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (BIOTECH), University of Philippines Los Baños, Philippines

Prof Dr Ming Ju Chen

Prof. Dr. Ming-Ju Chen

Department of Animal Science and Technology, National Taiwan University, Taiwan

Professor Dr Jyoti Prakash Tamang

Prof. Dr. Jyoti Prakash Tamang

Department of Microbiology, Sikkim University, India

Assoc. Prof. Ts. Dr. Lionel In Lian Aun

Assoc. Prof. Ts. Dr. Lionel In Lian Aun

Faculty of Applied Sciences, UCSI University, Malaysia

Prof. Dr. Seyed Abbas Shojaosadati

Prof. Dr. Seyed Abbas Shojaosadati

Tarbiat Modares University, Iran

Dr. Sunhye Lee (1)

Dr. Sunhye Lee

Department of Food Science, Sun Moon University, Korea

Dr Ratha Mahendran

Dr. Ratha Mahendran

Department of Surgery, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Dr. Tee E-Siong

Dr Tee E-Siong

President, Nutrition Society of Malaysia

Dr. Sanghyun Lim

Dr. Sanghyun Lim

R&D center Microbiome, Cell Biotech, Gyeongi, Korea

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Giuseppe Penna

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Giuseppe Penna

Humanitas Research Hospital, Università degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy