Animal Microbiome Webinar

Watch our recording where we explore challenges and opportunities within animal microbiome research and innovation, such as improving animal health, enhancing productivity, and mitigating environmental impacts.

Event Details


10.00 - 12.00



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About the event

The webinar includes talks by:

And a panel Session chaired by:

  • Dr Andrew Morgan (Innovate UK KTN’s Microbiome Advisory Board Chair)

Who is this event for?

  • People interested in the animal sector (livestock and non-livestock animals)
  • People interested in the animal microbiome
  • People interested in the human and environment microbiome – This is a great opportunity to learn from other areas in the sector and explore collaborations.

The event is especially relevant to academics, industry scientists, entrepreneurs, supporting organisations and funders.

Why watch?

  • Learn about challenges and opportunities within the animal microbiome sector.
  • Hear from pioneering microbiome companies and researchers.

Agenda at a glance

  • 10:00 – 10.15 – Welcome and IUK KTN introduction – Caroline Griffin, Innovate UK KTN
  • 10.15 – 10.30 – Exploitation of animal microbiomes for veterinary applications – Linda Oyama. Lecturer, School of Biological Sciences, Queen’s University Belfast
  • 10.30 – 10.45 – An industry’s perspective on the importance of the microbiome in animal production – Kristy Gibbs, Poultry Innovation Lead, Danisco Animal Nutrition & Health (IFF)
  • 10.45 – 11.00 – Anabiomic – an alternative approach to pre and probiotic – Douglas Dundonald, Executive Chairman, Tharos
  • 11.00 – 11.15 – Microbiome Insights: Pioneering the Future of Precision Livestock Farming – Christian Roghi, Director of Microbiome Solutions, Eagle Genomics
  • 11.15 – 11.45 – Panel discussion with Q&A from the audience – Chair: Andrew Morgan
  • 11.45 – 11.55 – Funding Opportunities – Caroline Griffin, Innovate UK KTN
  • 11.55 – 12.00 – Closing remarks – Caroline Griffin, Innovate UK KTN

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