Putting the microbiome on the map
EAPS Postdoc Ainara Sistiaga and other MIT colleagues are working to identify and preserve the biodiversity of the human gut from populations across the globe—with implications for future human health and our understanding of evolutionary processes.
Preserving the full diversity of bacteria that live in the gut of humans before it disappears is critical for understanding our evolutionary past and perhaps for human health in the future. @globalmicrobiom is on the case: https://t.co/fz7MoiBEUy pic.twitter.com/y768BLzYXP
— MIT Science (@ScienceMIT) July 10, 2018