Prion Diseases: Mad Cows to Cannibals: The Human Microbiome [S-16-50]

Presenter: Gordon Plague
Location: SUNY: Maxcy 104
Classes: 1 Session 1.5 hours
Dates: Mon 3:30 PM 03/28
Status: CLOSED

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Bacteria live nearly everywhere on our planet, including on and in healthy humans. In fact, the bacterial cells on and in us outnumber our own cells 10 to 1. We will discuss this human microbiome and its importance and impacts on human health.

Gordon Plague is an Associate Professor of Biology at SUNY Potsdam. He teaches Microbiology. His research focuses on the genomic evolution of bacteria (primarily pathogens).

NOTE: Discussion will center on the topic "The Human Microbiome."

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