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The gut-brain axis: what’s the relationship between our bowels and our brains?

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What is the nature of the relationship between the brain and the gut? This is a question that has fascinated scientists and… Read more »

Revealing the secrets of cilia – how 20 years of research have transformed our understanding

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Kam studied Physics at University of Oxford, graduating with a Masters in 2007. Since then she has worked for health and research charities, including Cancer Research UK. She worked as Blogs Manager for BioMed Central from October 2013 to September 2015.
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Cilia have a checkered past when it comes to research. Some of these tiny, tail-like structures were once thought to have limited… Read more »

Thematic series on Systems biotechnology and metabolic engineering

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Helen is part of the Biological Sciences publishing team at BioMed Central. She obtained her PhD in molecular ecology from the University of Glasgow, UK. Her post-doctoral studies in aquaculture genetics took her from Scotland to South Africa, before joining BMC in 2008.

Microbial Cell Factories invites submissions to a special thematic series on Systems biotechnology and metabolic engineering, … Read more »