Posts Tagged: metagenomics

Laforest-Lapointe

Meet a microbiome researcher: Q&A with Dr. Isabelle Laforest-Lapointe

As a part of our Microbiome research interview series, we spoke with Dr. Isabelle Laforest-Lapointe, a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Arrieta lab, departments of Physiology & Pharmacology, and Pediatrics at the University of Calgary, Canada. Dr. Laforest-Lapointe received her Ph.D. from Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM), Montreal, Canada. Her research interests include microbial… Read article →


Microbiomes in breast cancer

Investigating dysbiosis in breast, oral and urinary microbiomes in breast cancer

Breast cancer is the second leading cause of death due to cancer in women worldwide. Breast cancer research has gained worldwide attention and novel approaches have been proposed to combat the disease. This has largely been made possible by generous funding support for breast cancer research and awareness from numerous national and international organizations which… Read article →




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Your top microbiome questions – answered!

Each month, our microbiome team at QIAGEN presents a series of webinars on microbial sample preparation, antibiotic resistance, microbiome research methods and host-pathogen interactions. We zeroed in on our microbiome webinar series to find the most commonly asked questions, and answered them for you. What sample types can I use? Whether you are working with microbial… Read article →