Lectures and seminars CTMR Bug Corner: Florian Schmidt - "Noninvasive assessment of gut function using transcriptional recording sentinel cells"
Florian Schmidt is a Postdoctoral fellow in Prof. Randall Platt’s group at the Department of Biosystems Science and Engineering (D-BSSE) at ETH Zürich.
He was born in Mainz, Germany, and obtained his BSc and MSc from the Ruprecht Karl University of Heidelberg, working on CRISPR/AAV gene therapy working with Prof. Dirk Grimm. After a short stint in Prof Feng Zhang’s laboratory at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, USA, together with Prof Randall Platt, he transitioned to ETH Zurich, where they established the Record-seq technology used to create living microbial diagnostics.
Florian won the Grand Prize from the Science and SciLifeLab for Young Scientists for 2022!
To read more about the essay, "Autobiography of a gut bacterium – Recordings of transient transcriptional events shed light on the gut microbiome", please click here.
For more information about Florian Schmidt, please click here!
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