Public profile profile for EALVER

Emma
Allen-Vercoe
Position: 
Professor
University of Guelph
Ontario
Research area/interests: 
Culture of microbial ecosystems, predominantly from the human colon but also other sites/animals. Use of bioreactors to support whole ecosystems. Development of complex but defined microbial ecosystems. Understanding and characterizing the hunter/gatherer human gut microbiome; culture and characterization of rare taxa/missing microbes. Anaerobic microbiology. Development of 'microbial ecosystem therapeutics' to treat human disease. Co-founder and CSO of NuBiyota LLC to promote translational microbiota research and develop novel biologic drug products based on the microbiome.
Researcher type: 
Industry
Academic
Microbiome sites of interest: 
Human microbiome
Animal microbiome
Gut microbiome
Oral
Animal models
Mouse models
Swine
Notable technologies or other expertise: 
Sampling
Sample preparation
Sequencing
Therapeutics
Other
Other expertise: 
anaerobic culture
Types of microbiome analyses: 
Transcriptomics
Metabolomics
16S sequencing
Bacterial sequencing
Shotgun metagenomics
Other microbiome analyses: 
culturomics