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Cholera and the Gut Microbiota

June 11, 2018

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META researchers Savannah Logan, Raghuveer Parthasarathy, and colleagues recently published a study exploring the intestinal activity of Vibrio cholerae, the bacterial pathogen that causes cholera. Combining unprecedented live imaging and genetic  … read more …

Registration open for the 7th Conference on Beneficial Microbes

January 12, 2018

7th Conference on Beneficial Microbes

Karen Guillemin and Mark Mandel, co-organizers of the 7th Conference on Beneficial Microbes, are pleased to announce the conference speakers and sessions:  … read more …

How to Wash Your Hands in the Microbial World

December 15, 2017

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Michelle Massaquoi, a graduate student in the Guillemin lab, published a commentary piece about how to wash your hands during the holiday travels. The article emphasizes that not all microbes are pathogenic and that protecting  … read more …

 

 

 

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MacPherson et al 2018
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Diana Christie

“The gut microbiome and social behavior of black and white colobus”

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