Let Them Eat Dirt: Raising Children with Their Microbes
UBC IN EXCELLENCE RESEARCH LECTURE
Brett Finlay, OC, OBC, Professor in the Michael Smith Laboratories, and the Departments of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and Microbiology and Immunology, UBC
Woodward Instructional Resource Centre Lecture Hall 2, UBC
Saturday, October 29, 8:15-9:30 pmin
The Vancouver Institute Lectures
Dr. Finlay’s research interests are focussed on host-microbe interactions, at the molecular level. By combining cell biology with microbiology, he has been at the forefront of the field called Cellular Microbiology, making several fundamental discoveries in this area, and publishing over 460 papers. His laboratory studies several pathogenic bacteria, including Salmonella and pathogenic E. coli, and more recently microbiota. He is well recognized internationally for his work, and has won numerous prestigious awards. Dr. Finlay is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences, is a Member of the German National Academy of Sciences, American Academy of Microbiology, and Chair d'État, Collège de France. He is the co-author of the book Let Them Eat Dirt. This lecture is cosponsored by the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies.
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