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“My interest is in developing phylogenetically informed techniques for studying microbial communities. I created the UniFrac metric for comparing these communities of microbes. As examples, UniFrac could be used to determine whether communities found in the human gut are similar among individuals with the same intestinal disease, or if family members in the same household share common microbial inhabitants. ”    —Cathy Lozupone, PhD Postdoctoral Associate, Knight Lab

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IQ Biology: Reach Higher  

The IQ Biology PhD program offers interdisciplinary quantitative biology at the University of Colorado, Boulder.