Microbiome Spotlight

Graduate Student Nick Jensen Awarded The Danone North America Fellowship Grant

May 06, 2019

By Jose Franco

Nick Jensen is a graduate student in the Microbiology Graduate Group working in the laboratory of Professor David Mills. Nick’s research focuses on the genomic and ecological basis of carbohydrate metabolism in beneficial microbes such as Bifidobacterium and Lactobacillus

Microbiome Spotlight: Candice Price, Ph.D.

October 15, 2018
Candice Price, Ph.D.

Assistant Adjunct Professor Dr. Candice Price works in the Department of Molecular Biosciences at the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Price received her Ph.D. in Endocrinology from UC Berkeley and her B.A. in English with a Minor in Biology from Wellesley College.

Microbiome Spotlight: Stephanie Maroney, Ph.D.

August 27, 2018

By Jose Franco

Stephanie Maroney, Ph.D.

Stephanie recently completed her Ph.D. in the Cultural Studies Graduate Group at UC Davis with a Designated Emphasis in Feminist Theory and Research. Her dissertation "Eat for your microbes: Reimagining Diet, Health, and Subjectivity in the Probiotic Present" analyzes how the science of the human microbiome shapes advice about what to eat and how to engage with our multi-species bodies.