Dr Sarah Wettstadt is a microbiologist-turned science writer and communicator helping scientists and life science organisations disseminate scientific knowledge. Her overall vision is to empower through learning: she shares scientific knowledge with both scientists and non-scientists and coaches scientists in science communications with the newly founded business SciComm Society. Sarah publishes her own blog BacterialWorld to share the beauty of microbes and bacteria, is a content writer for QIAGEN, edits and publishes microbiology-research content for the FEMSmicroBlog and co-founded the scicomm video platform STEMcognito. Previous to her science communication career, she did a PhD at Imperial College London, UK, and a postdoc at the CSIC in Granada, Spain.
A diet rich in plant polymers challenges the human digestive system and is highly nutritious fodder for our gut microbiota.
Infections with different coronaviruses can lead to various symptoms and their virulence is in no way deducible from their genomes.