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  • Making Nutrition and Healthcare Personalized, Predictive, and Preventive

    Dr. Sean Gibbons is creating a new precision nutrition platform called My Digital Gut that leverages the gut microbiome to make nutrition and healthcare personalized, predictive, and preventive. In an ISB Research Roundtable presentation, Gibbons spoke about My Digital Gut and other microbiome-related projects studied in his lab.   

  • Crystal Perez joins the lab

    Crystal Perez, an MD/PhD student at the University of Washington (UW) in the Molecular Engineering Program, recently joined the lab. Crystal graduated from Stanford University with a B.S. and M.S. in Biology. During her time at Stanford, she worked in David Relman’s laboratory on a project investigating arsenic’s impact on the human gut microbiome of individuals chronically exposed through groundwater. She also completed an internship in E. Peter Greenberg’s lab…

  • Jacob Cavon Joins the Lab

    Jacob Cavon, PhD student in the Molecular Engineering and Sciences program at the University of Washington, recently jointed the lab. Jacob graduated from Montana State University, Bozeman with a BS in Cell Biology and Neuroscience. During his undergraduate career and post-graduation he characterized the function of an S. pyogenes virulence factor protein and contributed to a strep throat infection mouse model in Dr. Ben Lei’s lab. Before starting graduate school,…