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7th Conference on Beneficial Microbes

July 24, 2018

7th Conference on Beneficial Microbes held July 8-11, 2018

The 7th Conference of Beneficial Microbes, co-organized by Mark Mandel and META Center Director Karen Guillemin, gathered scientists from all over the globe in Madison, Wisconsin to share their research on host-microbe systems, ranging from  … read more …

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 …

 

 

 

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Friday, February 15th

Journal Club

Speaker: Michael DeSantis

“Quorum Sensing Attenuates Virulence in Sodalis praecaptivus”

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275 Onyx 3pm

Monday, February 11th

Meta Meeting

Speaker: Maria Banuelos

“Investigating the role of AI-2 mediated aggregation in structuring bacterial communities”

350 Willamette 4pm

Friday, February 8th

Journal Club

Speaker: Karen Guillemin

“Mechanisms Underlying Microbial-Mediated Changes in Social Behavior in Mouse Models of Autism Spectrum Disorder”

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“Why does the microbiome affect behaviour?”

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275 Onyx 3pm

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