Research in Microbiology and Systems Ecology at MIT emphasizes quantitative methods for detecting and modeling both microbial physiology and community interactions. The interdisciplinary nature of research brings together labs in biology, physics, electrical engineering, civil and environmental engineering, and earth, atmospheric and planetary sciences.
Mariana Matus Garcia
Date: Monday June 4, 2018
Location: Building 68 room 121
Title: Analysis of fecal biomarkers to impact clinical care and public health
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