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News | Humans & the Microbiome

Hydra reveals nerves shape the microbiome

An ancient animal has revealed one way nerves shape the microbiome and opened a whole new area of research on...

Research Brief | Humans & the Microbiome

Antibiotic treatment in infancy can hasten the onset of type-1 diabetes in mice

Exposure to antibiotics disrupts the balance of bacterial communities in the gut microbiome and may spur the onset of type-1...

News | Child & Brain Development

An epigenetic key to unlock behaviour change

When it comes to behaviour, researchers have moved beyond the “nature versus nurture” debate. It’s understood that genes and environment...

News | Genetic Networks

Paper sheds new light on genetic risk factors for breast cancer

Although we know of about 100 genes that play a role in breast cancer, the majority of genetic factors in...

Symposium Debrief | Humans & the Microbiome

Symposium Brief – The Microbiome in Human Health London

Roundtable Objectives  By bringing together researchers across different areas of expertise, including microbiology and anthropology, CIFAR’s Humans & The Microbiome...

Symposium Debrief | Humans & the Microbiome

Roundtable Brief: The Microbiome in Human Health, Ottawa

On April 5, 2017, Fellows of CIFAR’s program in Humans & the Microbiome held a roundtable discussion with funding partners...

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