Congratulations to Dr. Carolina Tropini on her appointment as CIFAR’s inaugural Alan Bernstein Fellow in honour of CIFAR’s President Emeritus. The appointment recognizes Dr. Tropini’s groundbreaking research into how the microbiome impacts human health.

Carolina Tropini, is an Assistant Professor at SBME and a member of CIFAR’s Humans & the Microbiome program. She is working to better understand the vibrant microscopic world located within the human gut, and the potential it holds for precision medicine.

Reflecting on her academic career so far, Tropini shared that together, Bernstein’s leadership and CIFAR’s support have shaped her career and leadership abilities, enabling the pursuit of groundbreaking research. Now, as the inaugural Alan Bernstein Fellow, she aims to push this research further.