Studying the microbiome and its complexities

an interview with Alan Walker

Alan W. Walker (Corresponding Author)

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Downloads (Pure)

Abstract

Alan Walker is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Aberdeen, UK, studying the intestinal microbiota and its interactions with the host’s diet. In this interview, Alan discusses his research interests, earlier studies of the ways contaminants can affect microbiome analyses, the excitement of experiments going well, and why science doesn’t need to be combative.
Original languageEnglish
Article number134
Number of pages2
JournalBMC Biology
Volume16
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Nov 2018

Fingerprint

Microbiota
Nutrition
intestinal microorganisms
interviews
Interviews
Impurities
diet
Diet
pollutant
Research
experiment
Experiments
Gastrointestinal Microbiome
microbiome
science

Keywords

  • microbiome
  • personalised nutrition
  • diet
  • contamination
  • open access publishing

Cite this

Studying the microbiome and its complexities : an interview with Alan Walker. / Walker, Alan W. (Corresponding Author).

In: BMC Biology, Vol. 16, No. 1, 134, 01.11.2018.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

@article{2f1b396046f24ab7ae87c14cfc86c36d,
title = "Studying the microbiome and its complexities: an interview with Alan Walker",
abstract = "Alan Walker is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Aberdeen, UK, studying the intestinal microbiota and its interactions with the host’s diet. In this interview, Alan discusses his research interests, earlier studies of the ways contaminants can affect microbiome analyses, the excitement of experiments going well, and why science doesn’t need to be combative.",
keywords = "microbiome, personalised nutrition, diet, contamination, open access publishing",
author = "Walker, {Alan W.}",
note = "Acknowledgements AWW would like to thank his collaborating co-authors on the 2014 contamination paper for all of their excellent work. Funding AWW is supported by core funding from the Scottish Government Rural & Environment Science & Analytical Services (RESAS).",
year = "2018",
month = "11",
day = "1",
doi = "10.1186/s12915-018-0599-z",
language = "English",
volume = "16",
journal = "BMC Biology",
issn = "1741-7007",
publisher = "BioMed Central",
number = "1",

}

TY - JOUR

T1 - Studying the microbiome and its complexities

T2 - an interview with Alan Walker

AU - Walker, Alan W.

N1 - Acknowledgements AWW would like to thank his collaborating co-authors on the 2014 contamination paper for all of their excellent work. Funding AWW is supported by core funding from the Scottish Government Rural & Environment Science & Analytical Services (RESAS).

PY - 2018/11/1

Y1 - 2018/11/1

N2 - Alan Walker is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Aberdeen, UK, studying the intestinal microbiota and its interactions with the host’s diet. In this interview, Alan discusses his research interests, earlier studies of the ways contaminants can affect microbiome analyses, the excitement of experiments going well, and why science doesn’t need to be combative.

AB - Alan Walker is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Aberdeen, UK, studying the intestinal microbiota and its interactions with the host’s diet. In this interview, Alan discusses his research interests, earlier studies of the ways contaminants can affect microbiome analyses, the excitement of experiments going well, and why science doesn’t need to be combative.

KW - microbiome

KW - personalised nutrition

KW - diet

KW - contamination

KW - open access publishing

U2 - 10.1186/s12915-018-0599-z

DO - 10.1186/s12915-018-0599-z

M3 - Article

VL - 16

JO - BMC Biology

JF - BMC Biology

SN - 1741-7007

IS - 1

M1 - 134

ER -