Phileo Microbiota Days

microbiota days

Phileo’s first global virtual event giving easy access to top talks on microbiota


Marquette, France (May 23, 2022) – It’s with great pleasure that we announce the upcoming Phileo Microbiota Days June, 14–15, 2022. This virtual conference will provide an overview of the latest scientific results and future developments related to microbiota and their importance to animal health across the lifespan of different animal species.


High level keynote speeches will be given by scientists from academia, institutes, and industry from Europa, USA and Brazil. Conference topics include, but are not limited to, interactions between the microbiota and the host, relationship between microbiota and performances, biomarkers, food safety, functional metagenomics, the rumen microbiome, intestinal bacteriophages, and in vitro tools to study the microbiome. Speakers include Ségolène Lebrun – GD Biotech, Laurent Debarbieux, PhD – Institut Pasteur, Prof. Richard Ducatelle- Ghent University, Dr. Lisa Williams- Hartpury University, Fanny Calenge – INRAE, MetaGenoPolis , Dr. Andres Gomes -University of Minnesota, Dr. Alex Bach-Marlex, Breno Beirao, PhD, DVM – Federal University of Paraná, Prof. SW Kim- North Carolina State University, Dr. Loc Tran – ShrimpVet Vietnam, Dr.T.G. Nagaraja – University of Kansas, Dr. Diana Luise – University of Bologna, Dr. Ruben Props – Kytos Belgium, Prof. T.R. Callaway – University of Georgia, Dr. Florian Plaza-Onate -INRAE MetaGenoPolis  and Prof. Jan Suchodolski – Texas A&M University.

Followed by Lesaffre & Phileo experts, who will elaborate further on microbiota specie specific topics including ruminants, poultry, swine, aquaculture and pets.


All live presentations will be open for the complete industry. The complete agenda and registration can be found on the event website


The aim of the Microbiota days is to promote the unifying concept that a balanced microbiota drives animal health and performance, says Dr. Lamya Rhayat, Microbiologist at Phileo by Lesaffre and Conference chair. Participants at the Phileo Microbiota days will have two days of live presentations focused on the role of gut and rumen microbiome in animal production and the dynamic and essential role gut health plays, continues Dr. Rhayat.


Phileo offers a comprehensive portfolio of high-quality and science-based probiotics and postbiotics to sustainably fuel the potential of livestock, poultry, aquaculture, swine and equine & pets. Our solutions support immunity, gut integrity and microbial balance, and proactively address viral, bacterial, and toxin challenges. In this way, we strengthen animals and foster a healthy and sustainable business for our customers. We believe the Phileo Microbiota Days will inspire the industry towards a sustainable future.

About Phileo


We daily support our partners, from global industry players to family farmers, in their transition towards sustainable good practices. With them, we develop tailor-made solutions for preventive care allowing a limited and responsible use of antibiotics by mastering microbiota and immunity. Our shared ambition is to raise healthy animals while sparing planet resources and energy. Our rich collection of proprietary probiotic strains allows us to develop evidence-based solutions taking into account animal species’ diversity ranging from pets, livestock, poultry, fish to insects to overcome the increasing complexity of food production.


Let’s act with nature for animal care


About Lesaffre


A key global player in fermentation for more than a century, Lesaffre, with a 2,2 billion euro turnover, and established on all continents, counts 10,700 employees and more than 85 nationalities. On the strength of this experience and diversity, we work with customers, partners and researchers to find ever more relevant answers to the needs of food, health, naturalness and respect for our environment. Thus, every day, we explore and reveal the infinite potential of microorganisms.To nourish 9 billion people, in a healthy way, in 2050 by making the most of our planet’s resources is a major and unprecedented issue. We believe that fermentation is one of the most promising answers to this challenge.


Lesaffre – Working together to better nourish and protect the planet


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