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Monthly Microbiome Seminar Session: Nina Radisavljevic
January 23, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Monthly Microbiome Seminar Session:
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
University of British Columbia
Date: Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Location: Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health [DMCBH], 3402 A&B
Address: 2215 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 2B5
Directions: Enter through main doors of DMCBH and take elevator up to 3rd floor. Make a right off the elevator and walk through the glass doors. You will be able to see us.
Title: Bottoms up: the role of gut microbiota in brain health
Abstract: This work presents a summary of the role of gut microbiota in numerous neurological disorders and discusses novel potential mechanisms behind the gut-microbiota-brain axis as well as important challenges of research within this field.
What: A monthly Microbiome seminar series including speakers and journal club
Why: The goal of this seminar series is to provide a focal point for trainees, PIs and other interested individuals to discuss and learn about the microbiome. While an overarching theme is the microbiome and its relation to brain health, a much broader range of topics on the microbiome will be covered as skills, techniques and study design are transferable across disciplines, body sites and ecosystems.
Who: All are invited; of relevant to anyone interested in the microbiome. This series is dependent on participation – please consider volunteering for journal club – talk to your PI about presenting. Contact us!