Dr Isabelle Hug
University of Basel
Dr Isabelle Hug is a research associate in the group of Prof. Médéric Diard at the University of Basel since 2019. She started her studies in biology at the ETH Zürich and received a PhD in microbiology and biotechnology from the University of Alberta, Canada. The investigation and engineering of bacterial glycosylation systems were the focus of her doctoral research in Prof. Mario Feldman’s laboratory. As a postdoctoral researcher under Prof. Urs Jenal, she elucidated the bacterial sense of touch. For the current BRCCH project, she works on modifying members of the human gut microbiome in situ with the goal to benefit patients with metabolic deficiencies.