Last month, Pavitra Roychoudhury (another BCB grad student) and I traveled north to beautiful Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, to volunteer in the University of Idaho’s Women in Math & Science event. This is an annual outreach event that brings in around 150 10th grade girls from surrounding areas (over the course of two days) who excel… Read More Women in Math & Science | Coeur d’Alene, Idaho
Here’s a cool YouTube video recently posted by the Knight Lab (thanks to Dr. Seth Bordenstein for posting this on his blog). It shows the trajectory of a vaginally delivered infant’s gut microbiota over the first 27 months of life. (I think it would be cool to show a Cesarian delivered baby’s gut microbiota too!) Visualized with QIIME. Our group… Read More Knight Lab: assembly of the infant gut microbiota
This has been available in draft version for several months, but the final version is going to press in the October 2012 issue of Translational Research. 🙂
Check out this special issue on the human gut microbiota at Science. Free access to the public with email registration until June 28, 2012. Great stuff!
“The capacity to blunder slightly is the real marvel of DNA. Without this special attribute, we would still be anaerobic bacteria and there would be no music.” – Lewis Thomas (Thanks to Small Things Considered for posting this along with several other great quotes!)