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Global Virus Network, USF launch online course “Microbiomes and Their Impact on Viral Infections”

GVN offers four scholarships to self-paced online training course Baltimore, MD  (Nov 17, 2020) — The Global Virus Network (GVN), together with the University of South Florida (USF) […]

Turning to the gut to better understand depression

Can the community of microbes in our digestive track influence our mental state and, if so, how? That’s a focus of study by Monica Uddin, PhD, a professor […]

Studying interplay between gut microbiome and cancer treatments to reduce cardiac complications

The treatment of cancer may soon get a shot in the arm as researchers come closer to understanding the link between the disease and the diversity of microbes, […]

Exploring the link between the microbiome and colorectal disease

The future of medicine depends in part on a better understanding of the microbiome – communities of bacteria, fungi and other microbes in our bodies – and their […]

Understanding the gut microbiome of preterm infants

Maureen Groer, PhD, looks at the health of preterm infants literally from the gut. As part of  the USF Initiative on Microbiomes, Groer studies how the beneficial balance of […]

USF Initiative on Microbiomes announces first research awards

Initial transdisciplinary projects focus on neuroscience-related topics The USF Initiative on Microbiomes has awarded its first seed grants to help advance new transdisciplinary microbiome research across departments and […]

USF Microbiome Initiative can drive transdisciplinary discovery and innovation

The microbiota (community of bacteria, fungi and other microbes) and microbiome (interplay between the microbiota and the environment) offer a novel paradigm for modern transdisciplinary science. In fact, […]

USF Health and Moffitt explore options for joint microbiome research

USF’s Microbiome Research initiative continues to gain momentum as USF Health and Moffitt Cancer Center faculty met recently to begin exploring how both institutions might best use their […]

USF Health convenes first Microbiome Joint Workshop with University of Florida

The University of South Florida and the University of Florida convened a Microbiome Joint Workshop at USF Health on May 28, with research presentations by basic scientists and […]

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