Author Archives : Patrick Gillevet


Dr. Cara Frankenfeld shows Artificial Sweeteners alter the Human Microbiome

 Dr. Cara Frankenfeld presented work on alteration of the human microbiome caused by artificial sweeteners at the Medical Nutrition: Nutrition and the Microbiome conference  at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center on March 30th, 2015. Artificial Sweetener Consumption and Microbiome Profiles in 31 Adults Living in the United States Cara L. Frankenfeld, Evan Lamb, Masoumeh Sikaroodi, Sarah Shoemaker […]


Research on Lichen Meta-Community published in PNAS.

 A single macrolichen constitutes hundreds of unrecognized species Robert Lücking, Manuela Dal-Forno, Masoumeh Sikaroodi, Patrick M. Gillevet, Frank Bungartz, Bibiana Moncada, Alba Yánez-Ayabaca, José Luis Chaves, Luis Fernando Coca, and James D. Lawrey The number of Fungi is estimated at between 1.5 and 3 million. Lichenized species are thought to make up a comparatively small […]