Lab News


We have been quite busy recently!

Our PhD candidate, Manoj Gurung, has just received the Carson College of Veterinary Medicine graduate student award. Congrats, Manoj!

We also have recently published two more papers:

  1. Gut-resident CX3CR1hi macrophages induce tertiary lymphoid structures and IgA response in situ. Koscsó B, Kurapati S, Rodrigues RR, Nedjic J, Gowda K, Shin C, Soni C, Ashraf AZ, Purushothaman I, Palisoc M, Xu S, Sun H, Chodisetti SB, Lin E, Mack M, Kawasawa YI, He P, Rahman ZSM, Aifantis I, Shulzhenko N, Morgun A, Bogunovic M.Sci Immunol. 2020 Apr 10;5(46). pii: eaax0062. doi: 10.1126/sciimmunol.aax0062. PMID: 32276965
  2. Germ-Free Swiss Webster Mice on a High-Fat Diet Develop Obesity, Hyperglycemia, and Dyslipidemia. Logan IE, Bobe G, Miranda CL, Vasquez-Perez S, Choi J, Lowry MB, Sharpton TJ, Morgun A, Maier CS, Stevens JF, Shulzhenko N, Gombart AF. Microorganisms. 2020 Apr 5;8(4). pii: E520. doi: 10.3390/microorganisms8040520. PMID: 32260528


We’re in the news! In a large metastudy, we have identified common microbiota (both at the genera and species level) that are associated with type 2 diabetes. The review paper, Role of gut microbiota in type 2 diabetes pathophysiology has combined the results of 42 separate studies and the findings have been summarized in an article written by New Atlas. Check out the New Atlas article here or the review paper here.

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