You can find up to date details on the event page for all the talks in this series.
Spring 2023; January 18 – May, Wednesdays from 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST.
Presented over Zoom. Registration is free!
Hosting Organizations: MSE and the University of Maine Institute of Medicine.
The environment, microbes, and us
Anthropology Theme organized by Katherine Daiy and Kieran O’Doherty, and Environmental Theme organized by Mallory Choudoir, Mustafa Saifuddin, and Hannah Holland-Moritz.
“Anthropology, Microbiomes, and Antimicrobial Resistance”
Dr. Cecil Lewis, PhD.
April 12, 2023; Wednesday,11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST. This event has passed, watch the recording here.
Dr. Cecil Lewis is a Professor and biological and interdiscplinary scientist based at the University of Oklahoma. His primary research focus is the microbiome and community-engaged research, with current work that investigates ancient and contemporary human metabolomes, pathogen evolution, the impact of colonialism on the microbiome and metabolome, along with progressive community-based partnerships across the Americas and Africa. His work is supported by the NSF and NIH. He is the founder and director of Laboratories of Molecular Anthropology and Microbiome Research (LMAMR).
Image sourced from: https://cecilmlewis.com/
Upcoming seminars on The Environment, microbes, and us
“Soil health – towards a ‘microbial agriculture’?“
Dr. Anna Krzywoszynska, PhD. and Paula Palanco Lopez
April 19, 2023; Wednesday,11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST. Register for the Zoom link here.
Panel Discussions on the environment, microbes, and us
April 26, 2023; Wednesday,11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST. Register for the Zoom link here.
May 3, 2023; Wednesday,11:00 AM – 1:00 PM EST. Register for the Zoom link here.
This week, we’ll be bringing all of our Theme 3 speakers back to engage in a panel discussion together on the importance of environmental microbiomes and our place in ecosystems, and then will continue talking about soil health. Panel will be hosted by Katherine Daiy, Kieran O’Doherty, Mallory Choudoir, Mustafa Saifuddin, and Hannah Holland-Moritz.
Please note, this session will only be featured live in real-time and will not be recorded.
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