CONTACT

 

Knights Lab

MCB 6-124

420 Washington Ave SE

Minneapolis, MN 55455

(612) 5-MICROB (612-564-2762)

dknights@umn.edu

ABOUT

 

Dr. Dan Knights is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering and the Biotechnology Institute at the University of Minnesota. The Knights lab models host-microbiome interactions in human disease, with labs in Minneapolis and Saint Paul. Knights is a PI with the Minnesota Supercomputing Institute.

© 2013-2014 Knights Lab, University of Minnesota

Microbiome & Chemotherapy

We're learning how the

microbiome can protect us during chemotherapy,

and you can help!

 

 

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The Microbiome

 

The microbiome is a term used to describe all of the microbes, like bacteria and fungi, which live in the intestinal tract of all humans.

 

It's important to remember that not all microbes make us sick! Our microbiomes perform important tasks for us, such as digest our food, protect us from infections and help our immune systems develop.

 

We know certain factors help to shape our microbiome, including our diets, environment and exposure to things like antibiotics.

 

Who We Are

Shernan Holtan, MD

 

Hematology, Oncology & Transplantation

Alex Khoruts, MD

 

Division of Gastroenterology

Daniel Weisdorf, MD

Hematology, Oncology & Transplantation

Dan Knights, PhD

Computer Science &

Biotechnology Institute

Michaeal Sadowsky, PhD

Biotechnology Institute

Bruce Blazar, MD

Pediatric Blood & Marrow Transplantation

Margaret MacMillan, MD

Pediatrics, Hematology, Oncology & Transplantation

Our Mission

 

As scientists and clinicians it is our goal to better understand the microbial world that surrounds us. With your help, we will be able to determine:

 

- Aim 1

- Aim 2

- Aim 3

 

Join Us!

 

We would like to invite you to participate in a research study that....

Clincal Samples
Home Samples

In compensation for your time and efforts, you will receive ...

To participate, please contact:
 
 

 

 

 

Andrea Hoeschen

CTO Masonic Cancer Center

MMC 6 Mayo

420 Delaware St SE

Minneapolis, MN 55455

Phone: 612-625-5985

Study Resources

 

Here are links to some of our study resources, such as..