At the occasion of the "New therapies in coeliac disease" conference hosted by Columbia University in New-York on March 20, 2014, Dr. Elena Verdú, our expert in Nutrition, is sharing with us the last trends in research in the field of

Joseph Nathaniel Paulson (@dorageh) and Paul Igor Costea (@CosteaPaul) are both mathematical and computer scientists. Their studies focus on processing large metagenomic data, specifically with gut microbiota and health in mind. They have corresponded recently through articles about normalization methods

Metagenomics helps to assess the gut resistome

16 Apr 2014

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Elena Buelow published under Willem van Schaik's supervision her work about the monitoring of patients in intensive care units to assess the selective digestive decontamination using a metagenomics approach. She accepted to give us highlights of her study which give

Dr Tom van den Bogert focused his research on small intestinal microbiota combining cutting edge omics method like metagenomics. He accepted to give us more detailed information about his work conducted in TIFN framework. We advise our readers to follow him on

Research Director at INRA, Joël is Scientific Director of MetaGenoPolis ( He is the leader of the team ‘functionalities of the intestinal ecosystem’ within the Micalis Institute “Food and Gut Microbiology for Human Health” ( and scientific board member of

Prof. Jeffrey Gordon was invited to give a TED talk at the TEDxGatewayArch. His talk introduces the ideas of microbiota and microbiome, a new view to our connection to the microbial world as humans. He goes on detailing how our

Dr Elena Verdú's lab seeks to understand the complex pathophysiology of gastrointestinal disease, with a focus on microbiota-diet interactions, to identify novel therapeutic targets for these disorders.     1/ What strikes you most in the evolution of research on

Professor Barbara’s main scientific interest is in functional gastrointestinal disorders, including constipation, irritable bowel syndrome and diarrhea. These conditions have been considered for a long time mood disorders. However, there is clear recognition that peripheral and environmental factors as well