CIIE Visitor: Prof Ruth Ley

As part of our Visiting Scientists Scheme CIIE will be hosting a visit from Ruth Ley (Cornell).

On Tuesday 21st July 2015 at 12 p.m. in Lecture Theatre 3, Ashworth Laboratries, Ruth will give a seminar entitled: "The gene-microbe link".

Ruth is an ecologist by training who has worked at the interface of many fields, including immunology.  She is an expert in the microbiome and focuses on how host genetics control the microbiome in the gut. She has received many awards and published an impressive range of papers in this area, related to obesity, Type I diabetes and metabolic syndrome.  

For more information please see her website and some selected publications below.

 

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