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Microbiomes are tiny organisms that live on the skin, keeping it healthy and protected. Chloe Loth, Class of 2022 at Gardner-Webb University, chose to study these microbes for her Undergraduate Research Scholar Project. “Once you get past the idea that you have a bunch of living organisms on your body, you discover how much we need these little guys,” Loth asserted. “I mean these creatures help protect our skin from developing nasty harmful infections, alter our T-Cells (immune function cell), and help us adapt to our environment. Their capabilities are astounding for a single cell organism.”
Boiling Springs, NC
undergraduate research, Summer Scholar
Office of University Communications, "Gardner-Webb Junior Conducts Literature Review to Prepare for Hands-on Research in Lab" (2020). Gardner-Webb NewsCenter Archive. 2096.