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Gut talks: Conversations about the human microbiome

The human body is home to trillions of microbes; in fact, we have more microbial cells than human ones. These microbes affect our digestion, fight off disease, and can even influence our mood. If you'll be at the Me and My Microbes exhibit at Ottawa's Canadian Museum of Nature, reserve your spot for a gut talk presented by a UCalgary expert.

  • March 12, 2020: Let them eat dirt - Dr. Marie-Claire Arrieta, PhD

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Me and My Microbes: The Zoo Inside You

Did you know there are more microbes in the human body than stars in the Milky Way? The University of Calgary is proud to sponsor the national premiere of the Me and My Microbes exhibit at the Canadian Museum of Nature, supported by the pioneering work of our scholars. 

Running to March 29, 2020

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Mini-Medical School

Mini-Medical School a free lecture series, designed for members of the general public who are interested in gaining more insight into healthy living and learning more about chronic diseases. 

  • April 6, 2020: Mental health and the microbiome - Dr. Valerie Taylor, MD, PhD and Dr. Kathy McCoy, PhD

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