Patrick Veiga

Patrick Veiga

Palaiseau, France

Biography

Patrick Veiga received his PhD from the Université of Orsay – Paris XI in 2007. He joined Danone Nutricia Research in 2008 with the mission to investigate the interplay between probiotics and gut microbiota, an emerging field at that time. Among other collaborators, he specifically worked with the Laboratories of D. Ehrlich and J. Doré (Institut National de le Recherche Agronomique, France). In 2011, he was assigned as a visiting scientist to the Laboratory of the Prof. W. Garrett (Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA) where he spent 3 years identifying “probiotic effectors” able to modulate the immune system in a context of intestinal inflammation. In 2014, he took the position of Gut Microbiota Research Axis co-leader within the Life Science (LS) Dept of Danone Nutricia Research (Palaiseau, France). Lately (2017), he was appointed Head of the “Microbes & Foods for Health” science team and Scientific Advisor for the Dairy Division, a position that entails the lead of the Life Science Dpt scientific strategy of the Dairy division.

All session by Patrick Veiga

  • Friday20-Oct-2017
15.30

Metagenomics: Think before you speak