We are interested in understanding the environmental impacts on human physiology.
Deciphering the role of environmental and lifestyle elements, such as circadian rhythms, diet, and xenobiotics, will transform our ability to decode host-environment circuits that regulate physiology.
We are investigating the sensory mechanisms by which the human body reacts to changes in environmental conditions.
Of particular interest are the intestinal microbiome, the immune system, and the nervous system as perceptive entities of the human organism.
We are studying the impact of environmental sensory pathways on common human diseases, including metabolic diseases, such as diabetes and cardiovascular diseases, neurodegeneration, cancer, as well as inflammatory diseases.