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2nd Fish Microbiota Workshop September 3-5, 2019

June 3, 2019

DEADLINE EXTENDED!!!!
There’s still time to register for the 2nd Fish Microbiota Workshop held in Eugene Oregon, September 3-5.
We are bringing together researchers from around the world to discuss their work on the interactions between fish and their microbes. From aquaculture to gnotobiology, eels to zebrafish, coral reefs to the baltic sea, all fishy folks welcome.
Submit your abstract on the website.

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 …

 

 

 

Upcoming & Recent Events

 

Wednesday, November 20th

Meta Meeting

Guest Speaker: Daniel Savson from Cornell University

Topic: “Relationship between sleep disturbance and the microbiome of zebrafish”

240D Willamette 4pm

Friday, November 15th

Journal Club

Speaker: Karen Adair

“Personalized Gut Mucosal Colonization Resistance to Empiric Probiotics Is Associated with Unique Host and Microbiome Features”

Article Here

275 Onyx 3pm

Monday, November 11th

Meta Meeting

Speaker: Cathy Pohl Robinson

Topic: “SpdE, a novel bacterial protein, regulates host colonization”

350 Willamette 4pm

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