Tag Archives: respiratory microbiome

Summing up: Bassis et al.’s take on the influence of the URT on other human-associated biogeographies.

Last week, Pat led us in the examination of a new paper from the Huffnagle group at the University of Michigan. This was the first meeting of McMaster’s HMBJC in a few months which meant a very lively discussion since … Continue reading

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The polymicrobial nature of otitis media and the role of quorum signaling

Next week’s journal club discussion will be on polymicrobial ear infections (otitis media or OM) in children. Mike Dorrington (a grad student in the Bowdish lab) will discuss both the role of the upper respiratory tract microbial flora (Armbruster et … Continue reading

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