Seminar - Towards therapeutic engineering of the gut microbiota - they are what you eat
30 May 2012
Speaker: Associate Professor Andrew Holmes, School of Molecular Biosciences
Associate Professor Andrew Holmes, a microbial ecologist in the School of Molecular Biosciences, with expertise in the description of microbial communities, and the linkage between the microbial communities in the gut and health.
The aim of Associate Professor Holmes' research is to develop tests based on analysis of the microbial composition of fecal samples that will enable improved clinical management of patients with health conditions that are influenced by the microbial communities in the gut. These conditions include obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
Hosted by the Boden Institute of Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise & Eating Disorders
Time: 11am - 12pm
Location: Lecture Room 143, Medical Foundation Building K25, Camperdown campus
Contact: Crystal Lee