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Laura Weyrich leads efforts to better understand the impact of diet on the communities of microorganisms residing in our mouths, and their influence on human health. In this livestreamed conversation, she talks about her work with Neanderthal teeth, the ethics of dealing with human remains, and shifts in human activity that have changed the makeup of our microbiomes.
- MicroARCH Lab Website
- "The woman who loves the gunk on Neanderthal teeth." Cosmos Magazine, December 14, 2017
- Laura S. Weyrich Google Scholar Profile
- Laura Weyrich
Associate Professor of Anthropology