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Stability of the human gut microbiota

The work of Dr. Gordon and colleagues has generated a lot of excitementabout the gut microbiome and its impact on health and disease, and their recent work is no different. After a first read, this substantial Science paper (see link in … Continue reading

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The Pros of Probiotics

We’ve all heard the claims of probiotic yogurts and their benefits for human health, but aside from improving our belly dancing skills, what exactly are probiotic bacteria doing? An elegant study from the Jeffrey Gordon lab explored the effects of consuming … Continue reading

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First paper – Viruses in the human microbiome

This Thursday, March 31st, the talk will be at 2pm in MDCL 2033. Emmanuel Denou from the Collins lab will be presenting a paper by the Gordon lab at Washington University entitled: “Viruses in the fecal microbiota of monozygotic twins … Continue reading

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