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Host-Microbiota Interactions in Health and Disease

Host-Microbiota Interactions in Health and Disease

Gabriel Núñez

University of Michigan [Michigan, USA]

Date: 06/05/2019
Time: 12:30:00
Salón de actos del Centro de Investigación del Cáncer
Pedro A. Lazo-Zbikowski

The intestinal tract of mammals is colonized by a large number of microorganisms including trillions of bacteria that are referred to collectively as the gut microbiota. These indigenous microorganisms have co-evolved with the host in a symbiotic relationship. In addition to metabolic benefits, symbiotic bacteria provide the host with several functions that promote immune homeostasis and protection against pathogen colonization. Our laboratory is using Citroba