Online Event
September 12-13, 2022 | Online Event
FAT 2022

Yechiam Shapira

Yechiam Shapira, Speaker at Food Science Congress
Yechiam Shapira
Phibro Animal Health, Israel


Yechiam Shapira has more than 30 years of experience in the aquaculture sector, as a fish farmer, biologist, fish health expert and R&D researcher. He has a master degree in fish health and fish genetics, from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot. In his master research, he was testing various aspects of the Koi Herpes Virus.
As an R&D researcher, Yechiam was in charge of execution of studies in the laboratory and in the field; Development of autogenous vaccines for tilapia and grey mullet; from the isolation of bacteria in the field, design of various vaccine formulations, efficacy trials and field application in the farms; Development of methods for complement activity, lysozyme activity and MIC studies; Today Yechiam is working in Phibro as a Professional support manager for the Israeli fish farmers – fish analysis, farms auditing, deep research of selected topics, development of vaccines and execution of field observations and laboratory trials.