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Monthly Microbiome Seminar Session: Nina Radisavljevic

January 23, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Monthly Microbiome Seminar Session:

Nina Radisavljevic
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.

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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!



January 23, 2019
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health [DMCBH], 3402 A&B
2215 Westbrook Mall
Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 2B5 Canada
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