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Bacterial Bullseye
In rare feat, researchers decipher how gut bacterium influences immunity
Cranking up the resolution
CMIT researchers and their collaborators have figured out how to circumvent those obstacles and enhance our understanding of the invisible communities in our guts.
Annual MIT Microbiome Symposium 2022
The MIT Center for Microbiome Informatics and Therapeutics and the MIT Microbiome Club are proud to invite you to participate in our annual MIT Microbiome Symposium to be held on Friday, April 29, 2022.
Understanding the microbiome’s role in diabetes
Scientists have long suspected diabetes and the gut microbiome are linked. But the confounding impact of diabetes treatment on the microbiome has posed major challenges to studying the connection in people — until now.
CMIT participates in Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation community-based fundraiser
The Center for Microbiome Informatics and Therapeutics joined the New England Chapter of Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation for their annual spin4 crohn’s and colitis cures fundraiser
How your gut is controlling your immune system
Microbes in the digestive system can affect the activity of our T-cells. CMIT scientists are exploring just how that happens.
Microbiome in Oncology Symposium
The Center for Microbiome Informatics and Therapeutics (CMIT) and the Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research (KI) will host a joint symposium on Wednesday, November 10th, 2021.
MIT Microbiome Club General Body Meeting with Prof. Alvaro Sanchez
Join us for the MIT Microbiome Club's first meeting of the year! Friday, September 24th, 4:00 pm ET
spin4 crohn’s & colitis cures
Join us for spin4 crohn’s & colitis cures! This exciting and inspirational fundraising event supports the mission of the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation
CMIT Alumni Profile: Sean Gibbons, PhD
After witnessing the tangible impact human gut microbiome research had for patients and families, Gibbons has focused his own laboratory on understanding how the unique composition of an individual’s gut microbiome impacts health and well-being.