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Lawley Lab

Category: researchlabs:Bioinformatics
By Jit 587 days ago

Lawley Lab are covered with a complex microbial community, known as our microbiota, which plays important roles in our physiology, immunity, metabolism and sustenance. Within the human gastrointestinal tract alone there are over 1,000 bacterial species, which amounts to approximately 10 times more cells than we harbor in our entire body and 200 times more genes than are found within our genome. Lawley Lab are really a 'supraorganism' consisting of our 'human' and 'microbial' selves.

More at http://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/lawley-lab

PI Dr Trevor Lawley