Rob Knight is a Professor of Pediatrics and Computer Science & Engineering and Director of the Microbiome Initiative at the University of California, San Diego. He is cofounder of the American Gut Project and the Earth Microbiome Project.
Brendan Buhler is an award-winning science writer whose work has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, California, and Sierra Magazine. His story on Rob Knight's work was selected for the 2012 edition of The Best American Science and Nature Writing.
"Deeply fascinating [and] altogether illuminating."--Brain Pickings