SoS 173- Dr. Amanda Veile discusses Caesarean sections, the infant gut microbiome, and obesity!

December 19, 2022By Andrea SilvaHuman birthing, Mexico, Microbiome, Peru, Season 5 No Comments

Human Biology Association · SoS 173- Dr. Amanda Veile discusses Caesarean sections, the infant gut microbiome, and obesity! Dr. Amanda Veile is a biological anthropologist, and her research broadly examines human birthing and breastfeeding behaviors and outcomes, and several epidemiologic factors that shape cross-cultural variation in child development. She currently maintains field research projects in … Read More

SoS 166 – Who Owns Poop & Other Ethical Quandaries with Dr. Alyssa Crittenden

May 30, 2022By Delaney GlassHadza, Microbiome, Season 4 No Comments

Human Biology Association · SoS 166 – Who Owns Poop & Other Ethical Quandaries with Dr. Alyssa Crittenden Dr. Alyssa Crittenden joins us today for an excellent conversation (despite internet connectivity issues) about her work with Hadza community members, community-based work, and reconsidering biological sample collection. You can find her recent paper “Who Owns Poop? … Read More

SoS 24- Milk, Microbiomes, and Social Networks: A Chat with Courtney Meehan

October 15, 2018By Caroline OwensBreastmilk, Microbiome, Season 2 No Comments

SoS Episode 24- Milk, Microbiomes, and Social Networks: A Chat with Courtney Meehan In episode 24, we talk with Dr.Courtney Meehan, Associate Professor of Evolutionary and Cultural Anthropology at Washington State University. Dr. Meehan’s research interests include infant and child physical, social, and emotional development, parental and alloparental reproductive and investment strategies, and breastfeeding, lactation, … Read More