Common Yeast May Worsen IBD Symptoms in Crohn’s Disease

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Redefining Human: How Microbes Influence Who We Are

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Good Bacteria Keeps You Healthy

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Recent Awards - June Round, Ph.D.

  • American Asthma Foundation Award (2016-2019)
    with Zac Stephens, Ph.D.
    MS Society Center award (2016-2021)
    with Tom Lane, Ryan O'Connell, and Robert Fujinami
    NIH Innovator Award (2014)
  • Packard Scholars Award (2013)
  • Pew Scholar (2013)
  • Edward Mallinckrodt Award (2012)
  • NSF CAREER Award (2012)

Lab Member Awards

  • Kyla Ost, Ph.D.
    Microbial Pathogenesis Training Grant (2016-2018)

  • Garrett Brown
  • Developmental Biology Training Grant (2017-2020)

  • Zac Stephens, Ph.D. promoted to Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Pathology.

Middle school students learn about bacteria on their bodies!

In collaboration with the Natural History Museum of Utah we have designed a program that allows children ages 10-13 to have a hands on experience learning about their microscopic inhabitants. Children culture bacteria from their mouth, look at these bacteria under the microscope, speak with graduate students and post-docs in the lab about their research and visit the germ-free animal facility.

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