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Human Microbiome | Livestream Zoom + Recorded *NEW DATE: MAY 30*

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Course Description:

There are ten times more microbes living on and in us than there are human cells! They collectively contain 200 times more genes than make up our genomes. Science is only now beginning to understand their function in humans. The bacteria in the microbiome help digest our food, regulate our immune system, protect against disease, and produce vitamins. However, they constantly change throughout our lives and respond to our diets. Different microbes inhabit different regions in our bodies and perform different functions depending upon where they live. Dr. Roger Luckenbach uses understandable language and clear-cut visuals to introduce us to these curious “co-inhabitants” as he examines their role in making us a “super-organism.”

*NEW DATE: MAY 30 (single lecture, previously Mar. 6 & 13)


Tuition: $10.00

Additional Fees: $0.00

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New Date/New Single Session: Tuesday, May 30 *1:00-3:00pm* (1 session)


Course will meet live via Zoom. A Zoom link will be emailed to you prior to each class session. Courses will stream via Zoom and WILL be recorded for viewing later. A video link will be emailed to you within 3-5 days of each session.


Roger Luckenbach, Ph.D., is Professor of Biology, Emeritus and former Director of the Biotechnology and Honors Science programs at Fresno City College.