Defining microbiome function - Dr Jonathan Klassen


Summary: <p>Today we are joined by Dr Jonathan Klassen from the University of Connecticut. Jonathan is the author of ‘Defining microbiome function’. Join us to discover more about the microbiome world; Why is the human gut so important? How important are ants? Why is there now a call for the cross disciplinary training in logic and philosophical microbiome research?</p><br><p>We will gain further insights into 'Defining micbrobiome function', its consequences and the motivation behind Jonathan's research.</p><br><p><strong>In today's episode, we discuss:</strong></p><br><p>Jonathan's academic background. <strong>[00:45]</strong></p><br><p>We are given an overview of ‘Defining microbiome function’. <strong>[02:56]</strong></p><br><p>Jonathan discusses previous research in the microbiome world. <strong>[06:18]</strong></p><br><p>We discover more about the human gut and it's importance to microbiome research. <strong>[09:30]</strong></p><br><p>Jonathan calls for the 'cross disciplinary training in logic and philosophical microbiome research', but just how popular is this movement? <strong>[11:40]</strong></p><br><p>Just how far can 'Defining microbiome function' forward current scholarship? <strong>[16:15]</strong></p><br><p>Jonathan discusses his academic influences. <strong>[19:10]</strong></p><br><p>Jonathan describes how he spends his week. <strong>[20:36]</strong></p><br><p>Jonathan gives his one piece of advice for young academics and anyone undertaking a PhD. <strong>[25:37]</strong></p><br><p><a href="" target="_blank">Read the article here!</a></p><br><p>This podcast is brought to you by RESEARCHER, the free app that makes it easy for academics and scientists to stay on top of new research in their area. <strong>Download it for free on </strong><a href="" target="_blank"><strong>iOS</strong></a><strong>, </strong><a href="" target="_blank"><strong>Android </strong></a><strong>or find us on your browser at </strong><a href="" target="_blank"><strong></strong></a></p>