Katerina researches the communication between the nervous system and the community of microorganisms living in the gut. Her PhD studies focus on this microbiome-gut-brain axis and its potential to provide novel insights into individual variation in social behaviour and personality.
- Probiotics & prebiotics
- Gut bacteria
- Brain & behaviour
- Social behaviour
Katerina has considerable experience working with local, national and international media, including live and pre-recorded interviews for television and radio e.g. Sky News, ITV, BBC, Guardian, Telegraph and Time Magazine. She also has work experience in the industry as a researcher for science documentaries for the BBC and National Geographic. Katerina was also chosen to be a TEDx Speaker 2019.