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Jan 26, 2021

Dr. Ana Maria Porras is a biomedical engineer studying the human gut microbiome and developing biomaterials-based models of disease, to see how good and bad microorganisms regulate our health. She's also an incredible artist, crocheting the microbes she studies and using them to engage with the public in both the US and Latin America.

You can learn more about Dr. Porras, her work, and her cute crocheted microbes here: