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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.

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Immigrant Microbiome paper published in Cell

November 9, 2018

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"Rethinking Enterotypes" a featured article, Cell Host & Microbe

October 10, 2014

Square peg in a round hole? See our treatment of the pros and cons of discrete enterotype analysis in Cell Host & Microbe here.

 

Abstract:

Classification of the human gut microbiome into distinct types, or “enterotypes,” provides an attractive framework for understanding microbial variation in health and disease. However, as discussed here, several different methods of collapsing enterotype variation into a few discrete clusters suggest that enterotype distribution is continuous and can vary widely within an individual.

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