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The Microbiome Podcast, hosted by The American Microbiome Institute, discusses the latest news in the microbiome field. The microbiome refers to the bacteria and microorganisms that live in and on our body, which have vast impacts on human health, disease, and nutrition. In each episode we talk with the leading microbiome scientists to hear their thoughts and opinions on the latest science, and to discuss the cutting-edge research being conducted in their laboratories.

The Microbiome Podcast, hosted by The American Microbiome Institute, discusses the latest news in the microbiome field. The microbiome refers to the bacteria and microorganisms that live in and on our body, which have vast impacts on human health, disease, and nutrition. In each episode we talk with the leading microbiome scientists to hear their thoughts and opinions on the latest science, and to discuss the cutting-edge research being conducted in their laboratories.
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The Microbiome Podcast, hosted by The American Microbiome Institute, discusses the latest news in the microbiome field. The microbiome refers to the bacteria and microorganisms that live in and on our body, which have vast impacts on human health, disease, and nutrition. In each episode we talk with the leading microbiome scientists to hear their thoughts and opinions on the latest science, and to discuss the cutting-edge research being conducted in their laboratories.

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English


Episodes

Episode 10: The microbiome and gut-brain communications with Dr. John Cryan

10/19/2015
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On this week's episode of The Microbiome Podcast, we spoke with Dr. John Cryan from University College Cork in Ireland. Dr. Cryan is a world leader in the study of the communication between the gut and the brain and how the microbiome may influence this pathway. We talked all things gut-brain axis with him. Read detailed show notes.

Duration:00:45:04

Episode 9: The skin microbiome and AOBiome with Dr. Larry Weiss

6/15/2015
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On this week's episode of The Microbiome Podcast we talked with Dr. Larry Weiss, Chief Medical Officer for AOBiome, about the skin microbiome and AOBiome's cosmetic product and their approach to treating skin diseases. We offered a 25% discount code (ami25) to listeners interested in purchasing thier cosmetic product and we discussed AMI's initiative to support Your Private Biome, a citizen science project focused on the vaginal and penile microbiome. Read detailed shownotes.

Duration:00:55:46

Episode 8: The vaginal microbiome with Dr. Jacques Ravel

6/1/2015
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On this week's podast we talked with Dr. Jacques Ravel from the University of Maryland School of Medicine about the vaginal microbiome. Dr. Ravel is a world leader in the vaginal microbiome and gave a great overview of the vaginal microbiome and it’s importance for women’s health. He also announced a new initiative that is launching today, June 1st, that Jacques started called Your Private Biome. Listen to the podcast to learn more. Read the detailed shownotes.

Duration:00:47:17

Episode 7: Gut bacteria and circadian clocks with Drs. Eugene Chang and Vanessa Leone

5/18/2015
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On this week’s podcast we spoke with Drs. Eugene Chang and Vanessa Leone from the University of Chicago. Drs. Chang and Leone recently published a paper describing that gut bacteria influence the circadian clock. We talked with them about their most recent paper and talked about how this could influence humans. Remember to call in to ask any questions about the microbiome that you would like answered on future podcasts. The number is 518-945-8583. Click here for more detailed shownotes.

Duration:00:42:32

Episode 6: The Microbiome, autism, and serotonin production with Dr. Elaine Hsiao

5/4/2015
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On this week’s podcast we talked with Dr. Elaine Hsiao from California Institute of Technology. Dr. Hsiao recently started her own laboratory where she studies how the microbes in our gut modulate neural activity and complex behaviors. We talked with Elaine about her most recent paper describing how the microbiome plays a role in regulating serotonin production as well as a paper she published in 2013 describing the microbiome’s connection to regulating autism-related behaviors. Find...

Duration:00:53:30

Episode 5: Diet and its impact on our microbiota and health with Drs. Erica and Justin Sonnenburg

4/21/2015
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In this episode of The Microbiome Podcast we talked with Erica and Justin Sonnenburg from Stanford University about the effects of diet and specifically dietary fiber on our microbiota and its impact on health. Erica and Justin recently authored a book called The Good Gut: Taking Control of Your Weight, Your Mood, and Your Long-term Health. To ask any quesitons for future episodes of the podcast, call 518-945-8583 and leave a voicemail with your question. We highly recommend their book...

Duration:00:52:53

Episode 4: What's hot in the microbiome field with Kristina Campbell

4/5/2015
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In this episode of The Microbiome Podcast we talk with Kristina Campbell from Gut Microbiota for Health. Ms. Campbell had recently travelled to three conferences around the world focused on the microbiome and we talk to her about what is new and hot in the microbiome field.

Duration:00:46:14

Episode 3: Emulsifiers in our food with Dr. Andrew Gewirtz

3/23/2015
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In this episode of The Microbiome Podcast we talk with Dr. Andrew Gewirtz of Georgia State University. Dr. Gewirtz discusses his most recent paper that describes the effect of emulsifiers on the microbiome of mice and it's impact on inflammatory diseases. We also discuss Georgia State basketball and the NCAA basketball tournament.

Duration:00:50:17

Episode 2: All things microbiome with Dr. Jonathan Eisen

3/8/2015
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In the second episode of The Microbiome Podcast, we talk with Dr. Jonathan Eisen of University of California, Davis. Dr. Eisen is a Professor at UC Davis where his research focuses on the microbiome. On the podcast, Dr. Eisen talks about his broad interests in the scientific fields ranging from scientific publishing, gender equality in science, and of course the microbiome.

Duration:00:44:48

Episode 1 Supplement: Microbiome of our transit systems with Dr. Chris Mason

2/22/2015
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After we talked with Dr. Chris Mason about the microbiome of our transit systems, we talked to him further about some other issues regarding scientific publishing and other aspects of his research about the microorganisms in the NYC subway system.

Duration:00:13:05

Episode 1: Microbiome of our transit systems with Dr. Chris Mason

2/22/2015
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In the first episode of The Microbiome Podcast we talk with Dr. Chris Mason about the microbiome of our transit systems. We discuss his most recent research studying the communities of microorganisms in the NYC subway system.

Duration:00:41:34