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  • Rapid nutrient fluctuations and their implications for bacterial growth 

    Nguyen, Jennifer Kim Thu. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2020)
    Bacteria, like all lifeforms, rely on resource acquisition for growth, and the tight coupling between bacterial growth physiology and nutrient availability has long been observed. When nutrient environments shift on ...
  • Commensal-specific immune responses at the intestinal mucosa 

    Bousbaine, Djenet. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2020)
    The intestinal mucosa harbors a dense community of microbes that breaks down polysaccharides indigestible by the host, synthesizes essential vitamins, stimulates maturation of the immune system, and outcompetes the growth ...
  • Tool development for the rapid identification of microbiome manipulating agents 

    Cervantes, Bernardo. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2020)
    Manipulation of complex microbial communities, such as human microbiomes, plays a critical role in the study and treatment of microbiome associated diseases. However, the tools available to perform microbiome manipulations ...

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