HoloRuminant’s People: Elise Vanbergue!

Hi! I’m Elise Vanbergue, I hold a master’s degree in agricultural and animal science obtained at Agrocampus Ouest (France, 2011) and a PhD in animal science and biology obtained at INRAE and Agrocampus Ouest (France, 2017). I have been working for 4 years as a project manager at IDELE in the Health and Welfare unit. […]

HoloRuminant’s People: Eva Ramos-Morales!

Hi! I’m Eva Ramos-Morales, a research fellow working at the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC). I have developed my career on nutritional means, particularly plant extracts, to modulate rumen microbial ecosystems to improve animal productivity while reducing the environmental impact of animal husbandry. I will be coordinating the animal trials at CSIC and the engagement […]

HoloRuminant’s People: Elie Jami!

Hi! I’m Elie Jami, I work at The Agricultural Research Organization (ARO) which is a national research center focusing on agricultural research and is part of the Ministry of Agriculture of Israel. I am a principal investigator with 10 years of experience in the field of microbial ecology and rumen microbiology. I have the appropriate […]

HoloRuminant’s People: Conrad Ferris!

Hi! I’m Conrad Ferris, I work at AFBI – Agri-Food and BioSciences Institute (UK). I have over 25 years of experience as a Dairy Research Scientist. I have undertaken research across a wide variety of areas related to dairying, including dairy cow nutrition and management, environmental issues, grassland management, cow genetics and whole systems studies. […]

The EuroFAANG presentation video is now online!

Functional Annotation is a way of organising and understanding the vast amount of information contained in a genome, and it’s an essential tool for scientists who study genetics and genomics. The EuroFAANG initiative aims to produce standardised protocols for Functional Annotation and ensure that the outputs are gathered in datasets that are comparable and reusable. […]

HoloRuminant’s People: Peter Lund!

Hi! I am Peter Lund, professor in Sustainable Dairy Production at Aarhus University, Denmark. My research area is ruminant nutrition with an emphasis on the interaction between nutrition, animal genetics and rumen microbiome and on feed additives and feeding strategies that can facilitate significant reductions in enteric methane. I give advice to public authorities on […]

HoloRuminant’s People: Diego Morgavi!

Hi! I’m Dievo Morgavi, the Research director at INRAE. I have a long-track expertise in microbiome research applied to ruminants. I authored more than 120 publications in international journals (Hi 37). Moreover, I have coordinated an ANR project and participated as PI in several European and ERA Net projects (MASTER, AnimalChange, SMEthane, RumenStability, RedNex, etc.). […]

Webinar: Machine learning and Holomics in Animal Health, 24th November!

The AVANT project and ESCMID Study Group for Veterinary Microbiology (ESGVM) are organising a webinar in light of World Antimicrobial Awareness Week (WAAW) 2022. This one-hour joint webinar will explore the role of machine learning in veterinary research projects that aim to integrate “omics” data and other types of data to investigate animal health. The webinar “Machine learning […]

1st Annual Meeting hosted by the Ben Gurion University, Israel

The first year of the HoloRuminant project is already behind us, which meant it was time for the first-ever Annual Meeting. The HoloRuminant project partners were kindly invited to Israel by our partners from the Ben-Gurion University in Beer Sheva.  This meeting was for most of the partners the first time they met in person. […]