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Us and our microbiotas: mainly a gut reaction

We have more bacteria in our gut than cells in our entire body. This little piece of information, realized in the past decade or so, has directed a spotlight on the gut microbiota, as scientists scramble to understand what this means for our existence: What is it important for? Can we take advantage of it to treat pathology? And what can we learn about all this from worms?

Speaker: Dr. Michael Shapira, Department of Integrative Biology, UC Berkeley

Saturday, 07/21/18

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Genetics and Plant Biology Building

UC Berkeley
Room 100
Berkeley, CA 94720