Ep. #4 | Gut microbiota in animal nutrition – latest updates on research, with Mathieu Castex, Ph. D.
Xixi Chen, Ph.D., expert in animal nutrition, interviews Mathieu Castex, Ph.D., R&D Director at Lallemand Animal Nutrition. In this episode, Castex highlights ongoing research concepts around microbiota — both gut microbiota and microbiota surrounding the animal. From metabotyping to the organoid in vitro model, Castex explains how these techniques help researchers learn more about the role and function of the microbiota and how it can enhance health management and nutrition. Through this episode, Castex demonstrates how to bridge science to the field with practical implications of this scientific work. The experts discuss the latest research updates regarding gut microbiota and its implications in animal nutrition. This episode finishes with tips for nutritionists on how to stay up to date on the latest microbiome research and information.