Microbial communities

Guest: Dr. Manuel Kleiner, Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, NC State University
Topics: Gut microbes’ diet, microbial symbioses, metaproteomics, ecophysiology, plant root microbes

 

Dr. Manuel Kleiner

 

The Kleiner Lab: Microbial symbioses, Metaproteomics, Ecophysiology

Plant Soil Microbial Community Consortium (PSMCC)

Researchers Devise New Way to Discern What Microbes Eat

Manuel’s NCSU Plant and Microbial Biology page

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo January 16, 2019

Microbiome & Probiotics

Guest: Dr. Andrea Azcarate-Peril, Assistant Professor, Department of Cell Biology; Director, Microbiome Core Facility, UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine
Topics: The gut microbiome’s role in digestion and immunity, microbiomes of exclusively breastfed babies, probiotics, prebiotics and synbiotics, the microbiome and colorectal cancer, UNC Microbiome Core Facility

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Dr. Andrea Azcarate-Peril

 

Andrea’s Dept. of Cell Biology and Physiology faculty page

Andrea’s Microbiome Core Facility Research page

UNC Medical School Microbiome Core Facility

“Breastfeeding may aid transition to solid food” Yahoo News

“Milk- and solid-feeding practices and daycare attendance are associated with differences in bacterial diversity, predominant communities, and metabolic and immune function of the infant gut microbiome” – Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology article, February 2015

“The intestinal microbiota, gastrointestinal environment and colorectal cancer: a putative role for probiotics in prevention of colorectal cancer?” – PubMed 2011 publication abstract

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo June 10, 2015

Pediatric Food Allergies

Guest: Dr. Wesley Burks, Chair, Department of Pediatrics, UNC School of Medicine; Physician-in-chief, North Carolina Children’s Hospital
Topics: Pediatric food allergies, food intolerance, peanut allergies, egg allergies, new therapeutic approaches

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Dr. Wesley Burks

 

UNC Department of Pediatrics bio page

UNC Food Allergy Initiative

UNC CARE newsletter #6, “Spotlight on Food Allergies”

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo October 15, 2014

Gut microbiome and diet

Guest: Dr. Lawrence David, Assistant Professor, Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Duke University
Topics: Diet and the human gut microbiome, human-associated microbial ecosystems, cholera infections and gut microbial communities, genomics of the microbiome

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Dr. Lawrence David

the david lab @ duke university

“Diet rapidly and reproducibly alters the human gut microbiome” Nature 2013

“Extreme Diets Can Quickly Alter Gut Bacteria” Science Now, 2013

“An Extreme Self-Study” Story Collider podcast, 2012

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo April 30, 2014

Gastrointestinal Endocrinology Research

Guest: Dr. Pauline Kay Lund, Sarah Graham Kenan professor of cell & molecular physiology, Department of Cell Biology & Physiology, UNC School of Medicine
Topics: Intestinal stem cells, intestinal epithelium, suppression of cytokine signaling (SOCS), fibrosis in regenerative medicine, microbiome, gut inflammation

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Dr. Pauline Kay Lund

Kay’s Department of Cell Biology & Physiology faculty page

Lund Lab research

UNC Center for Gastrointestinal Biology and Disease

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo December 4, 2013