Chat for this week: What makes your gut microbiome differ from your dog’s?

This week, Fiona Whelan, an MSc candidate hailing from the Bowdish laboratory, will be examining the differences in the gut microbiomes of a variety of mammalian species by taking a look at this paper. The journal club will be held this Thursday, November 17th in HSC 1J9A at 3:30pm.

Brian D. Muegge, Justin Kucynzki, Dan Knights, Jose C. Clemente, Antonio Gonzalez, Luigi Fontana, Bernard Henrissat, Rob Knight, Jeffrey I. Gordon.  (2011). Diet Drives Convergence in Gut Microbiome Functions Across Mammalian Phylogeny and Within Humans. Science 332:970-974

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