Dana Lowry, PhD student, MSc

Faculty of Kinesiology
University of Calgary

Dana is a PhD candidate at the University of Calgary under the supervision of Dr. Raylene Reimer. Her research focuses on understanding how early life gut microbiota is established and how its composition can affect future metabolism and weight gain. Dana is from Ontario and completed her BScH in Life Sciences at Queen’s University and MSc in Human Health and Nutritional Sciences at the University of Guelph. After working as a summer student at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, she realised her interests revolved around maternal health and childhood development, particularly in the realm of nutrition.  

Co-administration of maternal antibiotics and prebiotics alters offspring gut microbiota and obesity risk

My presentation will be a short (7-10 mins) overview of my abstract that will be presented as a Poster presentation. The presentation will include some background information, experimental design and results, similar to my poster. I will, however, include more data in my presentation compared to my poster and add strengths and limitations as discussion points.