Jeff Gauthier, M.Sc.
Phone: 1-418-656-2131 #6785
Symbionts from the microbial flora may be seen as "expansion packs" as they provide an accessory genome to their hosts. Thereby, they confer additional functions such as treatment of otherwise undigestible metabolites and improved disease resistance. I am particularly interested in the latter aspect.
FishProbio: Efficient and sustaining alternative strategy to prevent and treat two major opportunistic diseases in salmonids, columnaris and furonculosis.
SORDAC-MAPAQ, Coll. S. Charette (IBIS).