A transdisciplinary approach at the frontier of metabolic health.
GFI projects are supported by a key core facilitiy:The Germfree Mouse Facility (GMF). GMF is a highly specialized facility for growing and maintaining mice under germ-free environments. This capability allows GFI researchers to specifically colonize these sterile animals with a single species of microorganism, allowing study of how a single organism interacts with the GI tract.
Dr. Hutkins appears on NET radio--listen to his comments on raw cheese here.
Read our paper on Individuality of Gut Microbiota Composition in PNAS Early Edition.