4th - 6th of November 2019 - Symposium on Gut Health in Production of Food Animals (St Louis, Missouri, USA) 

    HoloFood partners will be presenting a poster at the upcoming Symposium on Gut Health in Production of Food Animals in St Louis Missouri.

    "The aim of the meeting is to discuss the role of good health in animal production and the dynamic and essential role the gut plays in it. The symposium will include all species in animal agriculture and cover different aspects of the gut and important factors in gut health maintenance and disease.  The symposium offers an opportunity to engage in scientific discussions and exchange opinions with university, government and industry researchers." 

    25-26 September 2019 - European Research and Innovation Days (Brussels, Belgium)

    HoloFood will be presenting its research to the public during the EXPO Science is Wonderful! on the 25 and 26 September 2019 at the Kanal in Brussels, Belgium.

    Free and open to everybody, Science is Wonderful! brings the world of science to the public. From a microbiome research for sustainable food solutions like HoloFood, to down global warming, facilitating human life in space and so much more… it’s all part of the variety of activities schools, families and young people can discover at the event. Through hands-on experiments, live demonstrations, face-to-face chats with researchers, Science is Wonderful! shows how science impacts our daily lives.

    With a mounting success and a rising number of visitors (over 5 000 in 2018), Science is Wonderful! has become the flagship event to highlight EU funded research by showcasing researchers and their projects to the wider public and in particular to pupils.            

    Make sure to come visit us in the Microbiome Corner!        


    23-24 September 2019 - Elixir -  Food and Nutrition Kickoff Workshop (Netherlands)

    Partners from HoloFood will be presenting at the upcoming Food and Nutrition Kickoff Workshop in the Netherlands

     For more information please click here.

    04-12 September 2019 - HoloFood Representation at EMBO FEBS Lecture Course on the new microbiology (Spetses Island, Greece) 

    July 9th - ISAG 2019 Conference Attendance (Lleida, Spain)

    HoloFood researchers  will attend and present their work at the 37th International Society for Animal Genetics in Lleida, Spain.   


    June 27th 2019 - World Microbiome Day

    On World Microbiome Day we celebrate all things microbe, all around the world and we introduce international microbiome researchers to the public to raise awareness of the vibrant and diverse world of microbes. This year's theme is the fight against antibiotic resistance. 

    Follow events and details around the world at www.worldmicrobiomeday.com or by following the hashtag  #WorldMicrobiomeDay 

    June 10th -13th 2019 HoloFood representation at the 22nd European Symposium on Poultry Nutrition (Gdańsk, Poland)

    Partners from HoloFood will attend and present their work within HoloFood at the upcoming European Symposium on Poultry Nutrition (ESPN) in Gdańk, Poland. 

    "These meetings, held every two years, are the most significant forum for the exchange of information on and discussion of poultry nutrition issues in Europe, and are one of the most influential gatherings of their kind in the word. Therefore, the 22nd ESPN provides a unique opportunity to present scientific and technical achievements in poultry nutrition and their translation into practice. Attendees at the Symposium will have the opportunity to familiarize themselves with the most recent advances in poultry nutrition, and they will be able to share and discuss their views with colleagues." 

    TRAINING COURSE : June 10th -13th 2019 EMBL-EBI training course (Deadline for applications March 22nd 2019) (UK)

    EMBL-EBI with the support of HoloFood is running a Metagenomics Bioinformatics course. 

    This course will cover the use of publicly available resources to manage, share, analyse and interpret metagenomics data, including marker gene, whole gene shotgun (WGS) and assembly-based approaches. Delegates will gain hands-on experience using a range of data resources and tools, interspersed with lectures. Additionally, there will be the opportunity to discuss the challenges facing researchers in the field.