Although our microbiomes are mostly stable by the age of three, we still pass microbiota back and forth to each other throughout our lives. One way microbiologists are learning how we transfer them is by studying women who come into contact during roller derbies!

Listen to an interview with Dr. Laura Parfrey, Assistant Professor, Botany, Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Protist Ecology, Departments of Botany and Zoology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver. Interviewed by students Clara Gimenez Delgado and Natalie Trapuzzano.

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