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The Carbohydrate Competence Center (CCC) will host the 2021 CCC Symposium in Zwolle, The Netherlands, on 23 November 2021.

Participation is free, but registration is required.

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09:30 Log in, Registration, coffee/tea
10:00 Opening by prof. dr. Gert-Jan Euverink / prof. dr. Henk Schols
10:20 Keynote - dr. Sahar El Aidy (University of Groningen) – Gut bacterial products of drug metabolism alter intestinal functionality
10:50 Break
11:20 dr. Edita Jurak (University of Groningen) – Modifying alpha-glucans
11:40 Kees van der Loo (Symeres) – Dehydrated N-acetylglucosamine as a precursor for novel library scaffolds
12:00 Jesse Jongstra (University of Groningen) – From sugar beet pulp to polymers
12:20 Lunch
13:30 Keynote – prof. dr. Aletta Kraneveld (Utrecht University) – Targeting the gut-brain axis with nondigestible carbohydrates
14:10 prof. dr. Ilja Arts (Maastricht Centre for Systems Biology) – The infant gut microbiota: early life effects of antibiotics and oligosaccharides
14:30 dr. Elaine Vaughan (Sensus) – Chicory root fiber: the plant-based prebiotic for your health
14:50 Break
15:10 Keynote – dr. Kirsten Steinbusch (Delft Advanced Biorenewables) - FAST, a platform fermentation technology for cost-effective biomanufacturing
15:50 dr. Carlos Cabrera (Greencovery) – Upcycling food ingredients from food companies’ side-streams
16:20 Closing remarks
16:30 Drinks