Gender-Based Differences in Host Behavior and Gut Microbiota Composition
in Response to High Fat Diet and Stress in a Mouse Model
WHEN Thursday | 1 Feb, 12:00 PM
WHERE B092 JFSB
Learn about the latest research on gut microbiota and the way it impacts physical and mental health. This research was made possible in part by a Women’s Research Initiative grant, awarded to selected BYU faculty pursuing research on women’s lives and their issues.
Laura Bridgewater is an associate dean in the College of Life Sciences and a professor in the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Biology. Bridgewater received a PhD in genetics from the George Washington University in Washington, D.C., completed a postdoc at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, and has been on the faculty at BYU since 1999. She is the mother of four kids, all born while she was in graduate school.