The TWiM team focuses on the gut microbiome, from a single member, Akkermansia muciniphila, to the effect of antibiotics on its composition and colonization resistance against C. difficile.
Press play above or right-click TWiM#110 to download (52 MB .mp3, 72 minutes).
Links for this episode
- Agar art contest
- Akkermansia muciniphilia and obesity (Gut)
- A. muciniphilia genome (Biol Direct)
- Alterations of gut microbiota and C. difficile colonization (mBio)
- Science Delivered
- Girls Who Code
- Association for Women in Science
- UMich Host-Microbiome Initiative
- UMich anaerobic chamber room (png)
- Letters read on TWiM 110
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