Decoding Our Microbial Planet: From Habitats to Human Health with Eric Allen -- UC San Diego Founders’ Symposium 2013

5/25/2015; 14 minutes

Eric Allen's research focuses on the discovery and genetic manipulation of microbial biosynthetic pathways involved in the synthesis of marine natural products such as omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids. He is a faculty affiliate of the Scripps Center for Oceans and Human Health, which studies halogenated organic compounds, contaminents found naturally in common seafood as well as manmade chemicals that accumulate in human breast milk. Recorded on 11/14/2013. (#27633)

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