Joseph F. Petrosino, Ph.D., director of the Alkek Center for Metagenomics and Microbiome Research at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, will speak at noon tomorrow in D-207 about human microbiome research during the First Friday Seminar at OSU-CHS.
An associate professor of molecular virology and microbiology, Petrosino will discuss a translational microbiome research model for clinical and environmental research. Translational microbiome research examines the impact of the human microbiome on health and disease. He will also examine microbiome research relating to time-of-death investigations in forensic sciences.
The seminar is free and open to the public. It is hosted by the OSU-CHS School of Forensic Sciences.