Wishing everyone a Merry Microbiome and a Happy New Year!
Drs. Barbara Piperata (OSU – Anthropology), Jiyoung Lee (OSU – Environmental Health Sciences & Food Sciences and Technology), and Vanessa Hale visited Sao Paulo and Belém, Brazil in preparation for launching a National Science Foundation project (PI: Barbara Piperata) focused on exploring how culture and environment shape infant gut microbiome development and health.
From left to right: Dr. Chris Hoffman (Univ. of Sao Paulo – Experimental Food and Nutrition), Dr. Jiyoung Lee, Dr. Vanessa Hale, Dr. Barabara Piperata, Dr. Rui Murrieta (Univ. of Sao Paulo – Anthropology)
Dr. Jiyoung Lee demonstrates water filtration to postdoc Dani Riberio (Federal University of Pará).
A visit to the Guama Health Post in Belém as a potential study participant recruitment site. Back – left to right: Administrator of the Health Post, Dr. Hilton Pereira da Silva (Federal University of Pará – Anthropology & Public Health), Dr. Pedro da Gloria (Federal University of Pará – Anthropology). Front left to right: Anna Paula (Director of Clinical Rotations at Health Post), Dr. Vanessa Hale, Dr. Jiyoung Lee, Dr. Barbara Piperata, Dani Riberio, Dr. Luciano Montag (Federal University of Pará – Aquatic Ecology).
We “mango” Belém!
A recent Hale et al. publication about gut microbiota in Guizhou snub-nosed monkeys is selected as the feature article in October / November 2019 American Journal of Primatology!
Vanessa Attends the Rust Belt Microbiome Conference in Pittsburgh!
Vanessa, Chris and Morgan attend the 2nd annual Infectious Diseases Institute meeting. Vanessa chairs the session on Microbial Communities.