The 4th Gut Microbiota for Health World Summit 2015 gave us the opportunity to talk to Joël Doré, Research Director at the French National Institute for Agricultural Research (Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique – INRA) about the gut microbiota and its role as a “microbial ID”. In this video,

Joël Doré delves into this facet of our gut bacteria, which, as well as carrying out key functions on our bodies’ behalf, can also be considered to be like fingerprints, acting as a distinguishing feature of each and every human being.