Posts Tagged ‘ Jens Walter ’

UNL scientists studying gut microbes’ relationship with hosts

Jul 15th, 2010 | By | Category: July 15, Research

UNL scientists trying to understand how microorganisms in the gastrointestinal tract influence human health are learning more about how the relationships between microbiota and their vertebrate hosts have evolved, with an eye toward how modern lifestyles affect the microbial populations in the human gut. The research, which is one facet of UNL’s Gut Function Initiative, […]

Seven earn Sigma Xi honors

Apr 22nd, 2010 | By | Category: April 22, 2010, Employee News

The UNL Chapter of Sigma Xi, the science and engineering honorary society, has announced the winners of its 2009 awards for outstanding researchers, outstanding graduate student, and outstanding science librarian. Recipients being honored are: Sally Mackenzie, professor of Agronomy and Horticulture, has been selected for the Outstanding Scientist Award for international recognition on the genomes […]

Initiative aims to unlock gastrointestinal tract mysteries

Jan 15th, 2009 | By | Category: Issue, January 15, 2009, Research

The secrets to better human health may lie in the gut, and UNL expects to be on the leading edge of this emerging research. UNL’s Gut Function Initiative has taken shape in the last year, with a team of about 12 scientists from across the university and some key new technology put in place. The […]