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EVENT DESCRIPTION  
 
Event Type:  Seminar (This is an NIH Science event)
 
Title:  The Gut Microbiome: a Master Regulator of Metabolism
 
Description:  Humans and many other animals are home to enormous numbers of beneficial bacteria that profoundly influence health. The existence of beneficial resident microorganisms was first recognized in the late 1800's by Louis Pasteur, who founded the field of medical microbiology. However, we’ve only recently begun to acquire a molecular understanding of how resident microorganisms contribute to our health. The Hooper lab has spent more than a decade studying how resident bacteria of the gut communicate with our own cells to shape our physiology, our development, and our ability to fight infectious disease. In my talk, I will discuss our ongoing efforts to unravel this important bacteria-to-human conversation. In particular, I will focus on our recent studies of how resident intestinal bacteria regulate mammalian metabolism.
 
Videocast:  Event will be videocast LIVE on the Web
 
Videocast URL:  http://videocast.nih.gov
 
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EVENT DATE/TIME  
 
Date/Time: 
Wednesday, March 29, 2017   4:15pm - 5:30pm Add To Outlook Calendar     Add To iCal Calendar     Add To Entourage Calendar
 
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EVENT SPEAKER(S)  
 
Name:   Dr. Lora Hooper
Title:   Jonathan W. Uhr Distinguished Chair of Immunology
Organization:   University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center; HHMI
City/Province:   Dallas
State:   Texas
Country:   USA
 

EVENT SPONSOR(S)  
 
Organization(s):  [NIH] Immunology Interest Group
 

EVENT LOCATION  
 
Location:  On the main NIH Campus
Building:  Building 10
Room:  Lipsett Amphitheater
 
Street Address:  9000 Rockville Pike
City:  Bethesda
State:  Maryland
Zip Code:  20892
 

EVENT CONTACT(S)  
 
Name:   Vanja Lazarevic
E-mail:   lazarevicv@mail.nih.gov
Phone:   3014516882
 
 
 
 
 
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