The programme will include an agenda of sessions and workshops.

Each Session will combine presentations by invited speakers and short talks selected from the submitted abstracts.
Sessions are also intended to provide plenty of time for questions and discussion.

Download the final programme

Invited Speakers:

Dennis Wolan - Department of Molecular Medicine, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA, USA
Pratik Jagtap - Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics, University of Minnesota, MN, USA
Jana Seifert - Institute of Animal Science, Universität Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany
Haixu Tang - School of Informatics and Computing, Indiana University Bloomington, IN, USA
Alessandro Tanca - Porto Conte Ricerche, Alghero, Italy
Bob Hettich - Oak Ridge National Lab, Oak Ridge, TN, USA
Paul Wilmes - University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg



Session chairs:
Dirk Benndorf ‒ O. von Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany
Lennart Martens ‒ Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
Sergio Uzzau ‒ Porto Conte Ricerche, Alghero, Italy
Paul Wilmes ‒ University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg


1. sample preparation techniques for metaproteomics
2. mass spectrometry methods for discovery and targeted metaproteomics
3. metaproteome bioinformatics
4. multi-omic approaches and systems microbiology
5. applications of metaproteomics in health and disease
6. metaproteomics and animal productions
7. food and plant metaproteomics
8. environmental metaproteomics


The Symposium’s workshops will provide info and education on a wide range of practical issues relevant to the metaproteomics field.

Workshop #1
Metaproteome biodiversity analysis with Unipept
Chair: Bart Mesuere - Bioinformatics Institute Ghent, University of Ghent, Belgium

Workshop #2
Quantitative MS and its potential in metaproteomics
Chair: Daniela Pagnozzi - Porto Conte Ricerche, Alghero, Italy

Workshop #3
Chair: Dirk Benndorf - Otto von Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany

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