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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.
Centenarians have a distinct microbiome that may help support longevity
Intestinal microbes in people aged 100 or over produce unique bile acids that might help keep infections at bay.
Manpower and manholes: Alm lab joins fight against Covid-19
When the Covid-19 pandemic was declared, both current and former members of the Alm lab jumped into action to help communities stay ahead of local case surges.
MIT Microbiome Club hosts 5th Annual Microbiome Symposium
Conferences and large scientific meetings energize the research community. Sharing new findings, making new connections, learning about new techniques, exposing trainees to the wider field—these interactions fuel innovation.
Xavier lab reveals how the body fights Covid-19
CMIT Co-Director Ramnik Xavier is one of many CMIT investigators leveraging their expertise and resources to study SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19. Pairing their expertise in immunology with that of computational and structural biologists, members of the Xavier lab reveal the reason why immune responses to Covid-19 vary so widely between individuals. By characterizing […]