We are interested in understanding the interactions between nutrition, host factors, and oral and gut microbiomes and the resulting effects on host physiology. This knowledge will help us determine how we can perturb the microbiome to alleviate and prevent metabolic disorders such as obesity and diabetes.
Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Nutritional Sciences
Roles: Faculty Investigator, Potential Postdoc Mentor, Potential Undergraduate Mentor
Research Areas: Microbiota and Microbiomes, Veterinary/Clinical Research