2021 Events

    ´7th-11th June 2021 - Holistic Bioinformatic Approaches used in Microbiome Research (Virtual event)

    HoloFood researcher Varsha Kale (EMBL-EBI) will be presenting a poster at the Holistic Bioinformatic Approaches used in Microbiome Research event organised by the Bioinformatics Virtual Coordination Network (BVCN). Her poster will present the latest work on the workflows and results of the microbiome analysis and genome catalogue from the HoloFood research datasets. 

    For more information please click here                                                    

    5th-7th June 2021 - 5th International Conference on the Responsible Use of Antibiotics in Animals (Virtual conference)

    HoloFood Scientific Manager Antton Alberdi will be presenting at the upcoming International Conference on the Responsible Use of Antibiotics in Animals, during the plenary session on "Minimising and Containing antimicrobial use and resistance: Innovative Research Directions". 
      For more information please click here                                                                                                                                                                                                               

    5th-7th May 2021 - 6th International Symposium on Genomics in Aquaculture (GIA2020) (Virtual event)

    HoloFood Scientific Manager Morten Limborg will be presenting at the upcoming GIA 2020 on the applications of hologenomic approaches within aquaculture as used within the HoloFood project.  
        For more information please click here                                                                      

    22nd April 2021 - Bioinformatics for BioBusiness (B4BB) (Virtual event)

    EMBL-EBI leader Rob Finn presented at the Bioinformatics for BioBusiness (B4BB) where amongst many things he also mentioned the HoloFood database under preparation and the resource of generating such large datasets for enabling SMEs to harness the power of big data. The event was jointly hosted by EMBL's European Bioinformatics Institute and Medicines Discovery Catapult to promote the power of bioinformatics in driving the success across the life science business sectors.        

    For more information please click here                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

    24th-25th March 2021 - Animal Microbiome Congress 2021 (Virtual event)

    Both Scientific managers of HoloFood, Associate Professors Antton Alberdi and Morten Limborg will be presenting at the upcoming Kisamo Animal Microbiome Congress. The congress aims to unlock the full functional potential of animal micrbiome research to support commercialisation and achieve sustainability goals. 
        For more information please click here                                                                                                                                   
    2020 Events

    27th November 2020 - EHU/UPV European Night of Researchers

    HoloFood partners from EHU/UPV are participating in the online European Night of Research. Be sure to check out their website to access all the exciting virtual content for the day including learning more from our HoloFood researchers! 

    For more information please click here or see Sofia's video below! 

    16-17 November 2020 - MicrobiomeSupport Trans-sectorial Workshop

    Join the online event and learn about MicrobiomeSupport's efforts on future microbiomeinnovations, their importance and enabling legislation. Presenting on behalf of HoloFood in Associate Professor Morten Limborg (University of Copenhagen) who will talk about "Unlocking the functional potential of microbiomes in the BlueBio sector"
    For more information please click here

    05 November 2020 - Radio Interview 

    Tune in on Denmark's DR P1 popular science radio show 'Vildt Naturligt' where HoloFood scientific manager Morten Limborg talks about HoloFood, hologenomics and aquaculture! 

    05-09 October 2020 - Biodiversity Genomics 2020

    HoloFood PhD student Sofia Marcos (EHU/UPV) presented the latest of her work on "Imputation-based genotype study of two broiler breeds using data from shotgun sequenced intestinal samples" on the online conference on Biodiversity Genomics

    27th June 2020 - World Microbiome Day

    HoloFood is proud to participate in this year's World Microbiome Day with the special theme of diversity. Check out our blog and twitter with a special #DiversityMatters HoloFood entry and don't forget to check the hashtag #WorldMicrobiomeDay for events happening around the world. 

    2019 Events

    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.