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Investigating the Association Between the Gut Microbial Composition and the Transgenerational Obesity Phenotype in Mice Ancestrally Exposed to Tributyltin 
Bruce Blumberg, Ph.D.
Department of Developmental and Cell Biology, Pharmaceutical Sciences

Skin microbiome changes in atopic dermatitis patients after treatment with crisaborole ointment
Dr. Margit Juhasz, MD, MSc
Dr. Natasha Mesinkovska, MD, Ph.D.
Department of Dermatology

Intraspecific variation in plankton microbiomes across large environmental gradients
Emma Moffett, Ph.D.
Advisor: Celia Symons, Ph.D.

Role of the gut mycobiome in the dynamics of diarrheal disease
Nicholas Rhoades
Advisor: Ilhem Messaoudi

Genitourinary, vaginal and fecal microbiomes in women with recurrent UTI
Sarah Jeney, MD
Felicia Lane, MD, MS
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Reducing coastal disease outbreaks through natural filtration of waterborne pathogens by commercially important marine bivalves
Joleah Lamb, Ph.D.
Dept. of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Elucidating dynamics of microbiota – host interactions using gut-specific ketohexokinase-C knockout mice
Cholsoon Jang, Ph.D.
Department of Biological Chemistry

Effects of mouth rinses for treating gingival and periodontal disease on the microbiome of the oral cavity and GI tract
Petra Wilder-Smith, DDS, Ph.D.
Beckman Laser Institute