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SPECIAL TUESDAY LECTURE - Functional dynamics of the gut microbiome in health and disease

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Speaker

Claire Fraser, Ph.D.
Director of the Institute for Genome Sciences
Professor of Medicine and Genetics
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Summary

Current research interests are focused on characterization of the structure and function of the microbial communities that are found in the human environment, as part of the NIH-funded Human Microbiome Project, including projects specifically focused on obesity, metabolic syndrome, inflammatory bowel disease, the interactions between the human immune response and the gut microbiome, and the impact of probiotics on the structure and function of the intestinal microbiome.


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