University of Dundee

“Links between diet, the gut microbiota, and health”

Event Date: 
Tuesday, April 20, 2021 - 14:00 to 15:00
Event Location: 
Microsoft Teams
Event Speaker: 
Dr Alan Walker
Institution: 
The Rowett Institute, University of Aberdeen
Event Type: 
Seminar
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Bio
Alan Walker is a gut microbiologist and Senior Lecturer/Principal Investigator at The Rowett Institute within the University of Aberdeen. His current research uses a combination of anaerobic culturing and DNA sequencing techniques to better characterise gut microbial communities, with a particular focus on interactions between host diet and the gut microbiota, and on the roles that diet-responsive gut bacteria may play in both health and disease.