Cherie Lo

Cherie Lo

Undergraduate Student
Cherie Lo

I was first drawn to the microbiome through my interests in nutrition and how diet impacts cardiovascular health. In considering the microbiome, however, I have become specifically curious about finding out what impact traditional herbs can have on the gut microbiota. Coming from a Taiwanese culture, I have been exposed to the diverse array of herbal remedies which make up an integral part of East Asian medicine. I am excited to see whether or not these herbs shape the microbiome's composition in a way that is beneficial to its host.