UIC Today reports on Poretsky Lab studying UIC swimmers to see how microbes affect athletic ability
UIC Today reported on inter-disciplinary, cross-campus research done by Dr. Rachel Poretsky (Biological Sciences), Dr. Craig Horswill (Applied Health Sciences) and PhD Candidate Jarrad Hampton-Marcell (Biological Sciences).
These researchers are using UIC swimmers as subjects to study diet, training, and changes in gut bacteria affects their athletic performance. This research was highlighted in a press release by UIC Today titled "East Meets West: How microbes affect athletic ability". The full press release can be found here: https://today.uic.edu/east-meets-west-how-microbes-affect-athletic-ability