Ismaïl FlissPh. D., D.M.V.STA, FSAA, Université Laval
Full Professor in the Department of Food Science at Université Laval. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Institute of Nutrition and Functional Foods (INAF) and current director of the STELA Research Centre. He is also Vice-President of the Quebec Association for Food Safety (AQIA), an association affiliated with the prestigious International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) and Scientific Director of the Affiliated International Laboratory for Natural Antimicrobials. As a veterinarian, he developed expertise in the production of antibacterial and antifungal compounds by lactic bacteria, including bacteriocins, and their use as bioprotective cultures in the food and veterinary sectors. He currently holds several research grants and contracts, including an NSERC Industrial ResearchChair on the metabolic and functional activities of bioprotective lactic cultures (METABIOLAC).