RUMP Annual Retreat 2023

December 13, 2022
Rachel Carmody, PhD

April 25, 2023: 8:30am-5pm  

Busch Student Center: 604 Bartholomew Rd, Piscataway, NJ 08854

Rachel Carmody, PhD | Department of Human Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University 

Talk title: Gut microbiome plasticity and host adaptability in changing environments
Summary of talk: The gut microbiome responds rapidly to dietary change and other ecological perturbation. Plasticity in the gut microbiome is a double-edged sword, potentially lending hosts some extra-genomic capacity for adaptation to environmental change while also creating opportunities for pathology if the gut microbiome departs from profiles to which host physiology has adapted. In this talk, I'll discuss recent work probing the benefits and costs of gut microbial plasticity for host health and highlight key opportunities for future research

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