CARTA: Unique Features of Human Skin – Rob Knight: Ecology and Evolution of the Skin Microbiome

2/22/2016; 24 minutes

In this presentation UC San Diego's Rob Knight describes some of the functions of the human skin microbiome, how it and its complex chemical repertoire differ from that of other animals that have been studied, including chimpanzees, dogs, amphibians and reptiles, and what we are starting to learn about how microbiomes evolve into specialized evolutionary niches.
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