Katherine Pollard

Massive Data Sheds Light on Your Microbiome

Katherine Pollard

Talk: Massive Data Sheds Light on Your Microbiome

The most influential “organ” in the human body might be made up of foreign cells—six pounds worth of microorganisms. Katherine Pollard discusses how her lab at the Gladstone Institutes uses big data and high-performance computing to study the human microbiome and learn how it influences health and disease.

Katherine Pollard

Katherine Pollard, PhD, is a senior investigator at the Gladstone Institutes, director of the Gladstone Convergence Zone, and a professor of epidemiology and biostatistics at UCSF.