The 3rd Nordic Metabolomics Conference 2023

The 3rd Nordic Metabolomics Conference 2023

– 18-20 October 2023, Trondheim Norway - #NMetC2023

Front of cathedral Nidarosdomen in Trondheim by night.



Day 1 (Wednesday, 18 October)

17:00 Registration opens

18:00-20:00 Early-career researcher event

Day 2 (Thursday, 19 October)

08:00 Registration opens

08:45-10:25 Welcome and Session 1: Spatial metabolomics

08:45 - 09:00 Welcome from local committee and Nordic Metabolomics Society

09:00 - 09:40 Ron Heeren, Maastricht University: Spatial Metabolomics: from single cells to translational diagnostics

09:40 - 09:55 Maria Karoline Andersen, Norwegian University of Science and Technology: Optimal storage condition and time of fresh frozen tissue sections prior to spatial metabolite detection with MALDI MSI

09:55 - 10:10 Ingela Lanekoff, Uppsala University: Spatial metabolomics - revealing molecular distributions correlating with disease

10:10 – 10:25 Ellen Marie Botne Quinsgaard, Norwegian University of Science and Technology: Studying metabolic changes during EMT using MALDI MSI

10:25 - 11:00 Break with refreshments

11:00 - 13:00 Session 2:  Metabolomics and lifestyle

11:00 – 11:40 Kati Hanhineva, University of Turku: Metabolite profiling in food and nutrition research

11:40 – 11:55 David Chamoso-Sanchez, Universidad San Pablo-CEU: Metabotyping the obesity: new factor analysis-based strategies for classifying from multiplatform metabolomics data children with obesity

11:55 – 12:10 Samira Prado, Örebro University: Mapping the effects of plant-based proteins on human metabolic profiling

12:10 – 12:25 Sergio Polakof, University of Clermont Auvergne: Exploring the impact of plant protein vs. animal protein-rich diets in men at cardiometabolic risk: insights from plasma metabolome signatures

12:25 – 12:40 Julia Debik, Norwegian University of Science and Technology: Exploring sources of variation in the female serum metabolome in light of breast cancer risk factors, in healthy participants of the HUNT2 study.

12:40 – 12:55 Hany Ahmed, University of Turku: Plasma metabolic profiling shows reversible changes in metabolites linked to psychological traits: A metabolomics study of the effects of alcohol withdrawal in patients with alcohol use disorder

13:00 - 14:00 Lunch

14:00 - 15:00 Session 3 Part I: Microbiome and host metabolism

14:00 – 14:40 Coral Barbas, Universidad CEU San Pablo: Analytical Challenges in the Analysis of Microbiota related Metabolites

14:40 – 15:00 Santosh Lamichhane, University of Turku: Gut Microbiome and Novel Bile Acids: New Insights into the Progression to Islet Autoimmunity

15:00 - 16:00 Poster session with refreshments

16:00 - 16:45 Session 3 Part II: Microbiome and host metabolism

16:00 – 16:15 Daniel Globisch, Uppsala University: Chemoselective Metabolomics – New Chemical Biology Tools to Explore Microbiome and Diet Metabolism

16:15 – 16: 30 Stefania Noerman, Chalmers University of Technology: Oral microbiome associates with salivary metabolome and sugars profile

16:30 – 16:45 Youngsun Lee, University of Helsinki: Effect of Fermentation on Sorghum Phenolic Compounds

17:30 Departure from hotel to Nidarosdomen

18:00 - 19:00 Consert in Nidarosdomen

19:30 Conference dinner

Day 3 (Friday 20 October) 

07:30 Running group/morning walk (requires registration on Thursday) 

08:45 - 10:25 Session 4: Computational metabolomics

08:45 – 09:25 Johan Westerhuis, University of Amsterdam: Analysis of longitudinal intervention studies with multivariate metabolomics data

09:25 – 09:40 Yingxiao Yan, Chalmers University of Technology: Adjusting for covariates and assessing modeling fitness in machine learning using MUVR 2.0.

09:40 – 09:55 Lu Li, Simula Metropolitan Center for Digital Engineering: From static to dynamic, how to analyze postprandial metabolomics data?

09:55 – 10:10 Maximilian Wess, Norwegian University of Science and Technology: Registration-based Integration of Spatial Multi-Omics Data for Prostate Cancer Classification

10:10 – 10:25 Yannek Nowatzky, Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung (BAM): Fragmentation site prediction for non-targeted metabolomics using graph neural networks

10:25 - 11:00 Break with refreshments

11:00 - 13:00 Gold sponsor session

11:00 - 11:15 Cristian De Gobba, Application Specialist, Bruker Nordic: Bruker 4D-Lipidomics: Exploring the lipidome at the speed of PASEF

11:15 - 11:30 Merck

11:30 - 11:45 Metabolon

11:45 - 12:40 Speed- presentations:

  • Alya Ghina Ahram, Norwegian University of Science and Technology: Plasma NMR metabolites of psoriasis and common immune-mediated inflammatory diseases in HUNT and UK Biobank
  • Sisi Deng, University Hospital Tübingen: Quantitative NMR serum spectroscopy deciphers metabolomic and lipidomic heterogeneity in endometriosis and pelvic inflammatory disease
  • Gaute H. Bø, UiT The Arctic University of Norway: Absolute quantification of short-chain fatty acids, organic acids and amino acids in feces using liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry
  • Paula Cuevas-Delgado, Universidad San Pablo-CEU: Untargeted metabolomics sample treatment strategies for renal tissue: a comparative study of solid phase microextraction (SPME) and homogenization-solid liquid extraction (Homo-SLE)
  • Sydney Mwasambu, Uppsala University: Metabolomics Investigation of Colonic Intraluminal Environment
  • Ida Marie Marquart Løber, Aarhus University: Metabolomics-based drug screening – a pilot study
  • Abhibhav Sharma, Norwegian University of Science and Technology: Comprehensive multi-omics analysis of breast cancer reveals distinct prognostic subtypes.
  • Viktor Skantze, Fraunhofer-Chalmers Research Centre for Industrial Mathematics: Analysis and prediction of postprandial metabolic response to multiple dietary challenges using dynamic mode decomposition
  • Sander J.T. Guttorm, University of Oslo: Global LC-MS multi-omics for investigating the effects of High Intensity Training (HIT)
  • Sara Rocha, University of Turku: Metabolic impact of whole grain diets on brain regions in a pig feeding trial

12:40 - 13:15 Poster session

13:15 - 14:00 Lunch

14:00 - 15:40  Session 5: Clinical metabolomics 

14:00 - 14:40 Guro F. Giskeødegård, Norwegian University of Science and Technology: The metabolic lifespan of breast cancer

14:40 - 14:55 Gyuntae Bae, University Hospital Tübingen: Stratification of ovarian cancer borderline from high-grade serous carcinoma patients by quantitative serum NMR spectroscopy of metabolites, lipoproteins, and inflammatory markers

14:55 - 15:10 Zoe Grenville, University of Oxford: Perturbations in the blood metabolome up to a decade before prostate cancer diagnosis in 4,387 matched case-control sets from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition

15:10 - 15:25 Aidan McGlinchey, Örebro University: In-utero exposures to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances and the human fetal liver metabolome: a cross-sectional study

15:40 - 16:00 Summary, awards and goodbye

16:00 - 16:30 Light snack before departure avilable