Hervé Blottière

Hervé Blottière

France

Biography

Hervé Blottière, PhD, is Director of Research at INRAE, the French National Research Institute for Agriculture, Food and Environment. After 18 years spent at Micalis Institute in Paris Suburban area (Jouy-en Josas) as head of a research team, he is now the Director of the Nantes Université/INRAE Joint Research Unit 1280 PhAN “Pathophysiology of Nutritional Adaptations” at the University Hospital of Nantes and the Scientific Director of the MetaFun platform at MetaGenoPolis (Jouy en Josas). Hervé is also co-founder and Scientific Advisor of Novobiome, a start-up company located in Jouy-en-Josas, France. He obtained a PhD in Tumor Immunology from the University of Nantes in 1989, and spent 2 years at the Wistar Institute in Philadelphia. His scientific goal is to better understand the role of the gut microbiota in human health. He has developed a novel high-throughput functional metagenomic approach to decipher the molecular mechanisms of microbiota-host interactions. He is co-author of more than 165 articles and reviews and of several patents (WoS h index 46).

All session by Hervé Blottière

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Microbiota and aging