CTMR Bug Corner
Weekly, microbiome-focused seminars on Thursdays from 9:00 - 10:00!
Seminars are on Zoom or in-person (if you have access to Biomedicum). To get the Zoom link, information and reminders you need to be on the Bug Corner email distribution list (see below).
Spring 2024 Schedule
Miranda Stiernborg who is a PhD student in the Translational Psychiatry group at the Karolinska Institutet (graduating in March 2024). Miranda’s PhD focus primarily involves the analysis of metagenomic data from psychiatric patients. Her thesis aims to investigate the gut microbiome and related biological markers in patients with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and in young patients with Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorder (SSD).
Dr. Emily Vogtmann is an Earl Stadtman Investigator in the Metabolic Epidemiology Branch of the Division of Cancer Epidemiology & Genetics in the National Cancer Institute. She received her B.S. in biochemistry and molecular biology and B.A. in Spanish from Michigan State University, M.P.H. in international health epidemiology from the University of Michigan, and Ph.D. in epidemiology in 2013 from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Dr. Vogtmann’s research focuses on the association between the human microbiome and cancer risk and the evaluation of methods for collection, storage, and processing of samples and data for study of the human microbiome