Volunteer: Elena Conti

Elena Conti completed her MSc on Molecular and Cellular Biology in Italy (2014) on the gut microbiota in murine models. She started her PhD, which is sponsored by Tenovus Scotland, at the Rowett Institute, University of Aberdeen in October 2016 and will finish in September 2020. Her project aims to investigate the mechanisms underpinning the links between diet, the intestinal human microbiota and health.

Human Gut Microbiota, Colonisation resistance, Secondary metabolites, Genome mining, Diet

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