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WEBINAR: Feed enzyme and gut health: beyond its traditional role

Online - On-Demand Webinar

WATT Poultry webinar logoWatch on demand now to learn how to release cage effects, handle viscosity issues when pelleting and optimize nutrient utilization of feed enzymes. 

In this educational webinar, Professor Sung Woo Kim, from North Carolina State University, will discuss the importance of optimal pH, extrusion temperature, and acid tolerance when manufacturing pellets for poultry and swine feed. He’ll also review how the correct phytase supplementation can improve the utilization of calcium and phosphorus thereby enhancing bone strength, mineral contents, and intestinal health. 

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  1. Learn how to release cage effects, handle viscosity issues when pelleting and optimize nutrient utilization of feed enzymes. 
  2. Understand the functional roles of feed enzymes including antinutritional factors, modulating microbiota, and intestinal health. 
  3. Review NCSU enzyme research for broiler and swine feed.

This webinar is sponsored by VTR Bio-Tech and presented by WATTPoultry and WATT Global Media.


Speaker Info:

Professor Sung Woo Kim, from North Carolina State University

Sung Woo KimSince graduation with the Ph.D. degree from the University of Illinois in 1999, Dr. Sung Woo Kim has developed a world-class and productive research program in monogastric nutrition.  The results of his outstanding research have significantly advanced our knowledge about intestinal health and amino acid nutrition, and functional nutrients in monogastric animals. Dr. Kim is currently a Professor of Nutrition at North Carolina State University. Together with his graduate students, visiting scholars, and collaborators, he has published over 204 peer reviewed papers, 20 book chapters, 73 papers in conference proceedings, 17 popular articles, 16 presented in mass media, 257 abstracts, and given 221 invited talks in 23 countries. His publications have been cited over 14,520 times. Dr. Kim has been serving animal science community as Associate Editor for Journal of Animal Science, Animal Bioscience, Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology, Animal Nutrition, Frontiers in Veterinary Science, and Toxins. His research has been supported with over 10 million US dollar funding educating 22 PhD and 30 master students as the advisor, 13 PhD and 7 master students as the committee member, 41 visiting scientists, and 5 postdoctoral research associates as the supervisor. From his recent sabbatical leave, Dr. Kim has gained industry experience by leading technical marketing of CJ CheilJedang. In recognition of his seminal contributions to swine nutrition, Dr. Kim has received AFIA Award in Nonruminant Nutrition Research, Early Career Achievement Award, and Outstanding Young Scientist Award from the American Society of Animal Science; The Vernon Young International Award for Amino Acid Research from the American Society of Nutrition; and Outstanding Research Award from the Association of Asian-Australasian Animal Production. He was recognized as University Faculty Scholar by the chancellor of North Carolina State University in 2013.