Dr Faisury Ossa, a microbiologist with research experience in ruminal digestive tract microbial diversity with the aim of improving animal nutrition has joined the Lallemand North American Ruminant Research Center in Montreal, Canada.
Together with European-based facilities, these labs form the company’s Ruminant Center of Excellence, dedicated to advances in rumen function and ruminant nutrition and health.
Prior to joining Lallemand, Dr Ossa worked for the Colombian Agricultural Research Corporation (Corpoica) in Bogota, where she gained considerable experience in managing projects for improved and sustainable animal production. During the last year, she held a scientific research position at Queens University, Kingston, Ontario. Dr. Ossa holds an MSc in Microbiology from the prestigious University Pontificia Javeriana in Bogota (Colombia) and a PhD in the same field from Syracuse University (New York). With her specialized work experience, Dr. Ossa will be an important asset to the company’s strategic ruminant research in Montreal.