CNM Seminar: Black soldier fly larvae as a source of sustainable animal nutrition

Date and Time


Online (MS Teams) 

Liz Koutsos, President, EnviroFlight


Welcome to the May installment of the Nutrition Seminar Series, hosted by the Centre for Nutrition Modelling (Animal Biosciences Department). Each month, CNM delivers seminars from a different lab within the ABSC Nutrition group to share their exciting new research in a dynamic manner. This month, we are pleased to welcome Dr. Liz Koutsos to present a seminar titled: "Black soldier fly larvae as a source of sustainable animal nutrition".

This seminar will be hosted in ANNU room 141 (live!) and also stream online via TEAMS. 

Please feel free to forward these seminar invites to industry partners or others outside the department who may be interested.  

Speaker Bio:

Liz Koutsos is the President of EnviroFlight, a company that upcycles regionally sourced by-products using black soldier fly larvae to create sustainable high value ingredients to improve plant, animal and human nutrition worldwide. EnviroFlight is wholly owned by Darling Ingredients (DAR, NYSE) and opened the first commercial-scale black soldier fly production facility in the US in 2019.  Prior to EnviroFlight, Liz was the Director of Mazuri Exotic Animal Nutrition, a division of Land O’Lakes/Purina Mills, and previously an Assistant Professor of Animal Science at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. Liz received her MS and PhD in Nutrition and Immunology from UC Davis and BS in Animal Science from the University of Maryland.



Events Archive