Today Dr. Sean Gibbons, Associate Professor at the Institute for Systems Biology, will chat with us about how the study of host-associated microbial communities can give us insights into evolution, ecology, and even human health.
Host: Mark O. Martin
Guest: Dr. Sean Gibbons
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Links for this episode
- A wonderful overview of ammonites, extinct so long ago.
- A short biography of the late great Abigail Salyers, and another biography.
- My blogpost remembering Abigail and her fine mentorship of yours truly.
- A surprisingly solid overview of the microbiome.
- A fine video introducing the human microbiome.
- An article describing myths and misconceptions about the microbiome.
- The wood rat – creosote – microbiome study discussed in today’s session.
- An introduction to the question, “What is systems biology?”
- The Institute for Systems Biology website.
- Sean Gibbons’ faculty page at the Institute for Systems Biology.
- Sean Gibbons’ laboratory webpage.
Intro music is by Reber Clark
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