Friday, 21 October 2016 14:03

The Nose Knows Beneficial Bacteria

Complex bacterial communities live within our nasal passages. But what are these nasal bacteria actually doing? One step towards addressing this question is to mine bacterial community composition surveys for clues as to which bacteria might be interacting with each other or which bacteria are associated with disease. Hypotheses formulated from these datasets can then be tested in the laboratory.

Published in Microbial Sciences