Plenary 5 - Animal Nutrition
Wednesday 20 April 09:45 - 10:00
Nutritional tools to control gut health
Professor R. Ducatelle works at Ghent University since 1989,he is head of the laboratory of veterinary pathology since 1993. In his past he was president of the European Society of Veterinary Pathology and now he is still an active Member of the board of directors of Ghent University. Author or co-author of more than 500 scientific publications listed in the web of science and more than 300 abstracts in proceedings of international congresses. Invited speaker at more than 50 national and international congresses. Research Research is mainly on intestinal health and on interactions of zoonotic agents with the animal host reservoir, with a focus on poultry (necrotic enteritis, dysbiosis/dysbacteriosis, Salmonella) and on swine (gastric ulcers, Helicobacter). Mentor of more than 20 PhD theses in this field of research.