Today, Dr. Sue Ishaq of the University of Maine joins the #QualityQuorum to tell us about the relationship between what we eat and our microbes, as well as making microbiology more inclusive to everyone.
Host: Mark O. Martin
Guest: Sue Ishaq
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Links for this episode
- An explanation of Charles Darwin’s quotation about having a bad day.
- The laboratory website of Dr. Michael Baym, who sent me that quotation as a metal plate for my lab. Much appreciated!
- An article about broccoli metabolism.
- An introductory article for the public about broccoli consumption and IBD.
- A 2023 article from Dr. Ishaq’s group suggesting a relationship between consuming broccoli sprouts and reduction of inflammatory bowel disease in mice.
- A 2023 article https://journals.asm.org/doi/10.1128/msystems.00532-23 from Dr. Ishaq’s group relating the consumption of steamed broccoli sprouts to reduction of inflammation in mice.
- A very readable introduction to the concept of microbiology and social equity.
- A link to a number of essential articles relating microbiology and social equity—microbiology should be for EVERYONE.
- The faculty website of Dr. Ishaq at the University of Maine.
- The WONDERFUL laboratory website of Dr. Ishaq.
Intro music is by Reber Clark
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