On Saturday, 20 March 2021 H. pylori and Microbiota Study Group conducted the second-day online international workshop through the Zoom Cloud Meeting. The theme for today’s activity was Metagenomics. The second day of the workshop, which has been held since this morning, was attended by 145 domestic and foreign participants consisting of students, health practitioners, and researchers.
On this occasion, the committee invited two distinguished and prominent speakers, they are Takashi Matsumoto, PhD. from Department of Environmental and Preventive Medicine, Oita University Faculty of Medicine, Japan and Langgeng Agung Waskito, MD, PhD., from Institute of Tropical Disease, Airlangga University, Indonesia. Today’s workshop session was guided by a member of H. pylori and Microbiota Study Group, Ricky Indra Alfaray, MD as the moderator.
Takashi Matsumoto, PhD. started the first session by presenting very interesting material about Gastric Microbiota: From Sampling to Obtain The Sequence. Then continued with the second material presented by Langgeng Agung Waskito, MD, PhD. about Tools and Approaches for Analyzing Microbiome. Even though this workshop was carried out online, the two speakers presented the material in detail and showed demonstrations online. The participants were very enthusiastic in participating during the workshop’s discussion session.