22 Aug 2016

Exploring the Microbiome

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 2:29 pm on 22 August 2016
Gut Bacteria

Gut Bacteria Photo: Wikipedia

There are 20 trillion bacterial cells in our colon alone. What are they for, what do they do and how do we look after them?

Gerald Tannock of Otago University explores the bacteria that populate the human gut and poses some questions about the microbiome.