The Jobin lab has published a paper in the October 2012 issue of Science titled" Intestinal inflammation targets cancer-inducing activity of the microbiota" in which they identify the intestinal microbiota as a target of inflammation that affects the progression of colitis-associated colorectal cancer (CRC). First author on the paper is Janelle Arthur, a postdoctoral fellow in the Jobin lab.
An article about the paper is published in the Carolina Alumni Review and in the Endeavors magazine online Nov. 29, 2012: Gut Busters.
Photo below from the Endeavors article is of Jobin lab member, Ernesto Perez-Chanona, a Pharmacology graduate student. Photo by Donn Young.