Dr. Hoffmann is an Assistant Professor in the Dept of Food Science and Experimental Nutrition at the University of São Paulo. He obtained his Ph.D. in Biology at the Federal University of Goiás, carrying out his research under Dr. Frederic Bushman at the University of Pennsylvania. He worked for 10 years are a researcher in the Microbiology Department, at the University of Pennsylvania?s Perelman School of Medicine. He has recentlz spend a sabbatical year as a visiting scientist at the Helmholtz Institute Muenchen. He has worked with several microbial systems, such as soil, microbial mats and for the last 10 years has focused his work on the human and other host-associated microbiomes. His research interests include the interactions between the microbiome functions in health and disease, and how it is modulated by diet and the immune system.
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