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M. Andrea Azcarate-Peril, Ph. D. is a Professor of Medicine in the School of Medicine at UNC-Chapel Hill. Dr. Azcarate-Peril currently researches the modulation of the host-associated microbiota by prebiotics and probiotics. She has extensive experience in the physiology and functional genomics of probiotic strains. Dr. Azcarate-Peril uses molecular biology, genomics, and next-generation sequencing tools to address questions relevant to the role of the intestinal microbiota in human health and disease.

Dr. M. Andrea Azcarate-Peril