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Our Dynamic Microbiomes and Gut Health
Thursday, February 15, 2018, 06:00pm - 07:30pm

knight lecture


The Department of Nutritional Sciences presents the Jean Andrews Centennial Visiting Professor Lecture with:

Rob Knight, Ph.D.
University of California, San Diego

"Our Dynamic Microbiomes and Gut Health."

Dr. Knight is a world leader in exploring microbiomes of many kinds and a captivating speaker about what they mean for human health. As the co-founder of the American Gut Project and the Earth Microbiome Project, he explores the role of microbial communities in human disease and metabolic function in a wide variety of contexts.

The Jean Andrews Centennial Faculty Fellowship in Human Nutrition was established by the Board of Regents of The University of Texas System on June 17, 1983, for the benefit of the College of Natural Sciences. Gift funds were provided by Jean Andrews, Ph.D. of Austin, Texas, a 1944 graduate of The University of Texas at Austin College of Natural Sciences.