Guest speaker Dr Tommi Vatanen from the University of Auckland.

Tommi will be presenting Gut bacteria, phages and their impact in life-long health.

Wednesday 2 June, 9.30-10.30am, via Zoom:

Tommi VatanenTommi Vatanen’s Bio: Tommi Vatanen is a Senior Research Fellow at the Liggins Institute, University of Auckland. He holds a PhD in computational biology from Aalto University, Finland. Dr Vatanen is a gut microbiome researcher with specific interests in infant gut microbiomes and fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT). He is currently investigating mother-to-infant bacteriophage transmission and the role of bacteriophages in FMT. He also leads the collection of gut microbial strains from New Zealand populations for global comparative research as part of Global Microbiome Conservancy initiative.


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