Marie-Claire Arrieta

University of Calgary

Dr. Marie-Claire Arrieta is an Associate Professor in the in the departments of Physiology, Pharmacology and Pediatrics of the University of CalgaryHer research examines the interactions between the early-life gut microbiome and the infant’s immune systemShe has developed a research program leading to important discoveries in the gut microbiome field. Her contributions as first or senior author have been published in leading journals such as Gut, Science Translational Medicine, Cell Host and Microbe and Nature Communications. She was awarded the CIHR-Sick Kids New Investigator Award (in 2018, which is given to a select group of Canadian young investigators with outstanding contributions to children’s health. She has also received the Killam Emerging Research Leader and the Peter Lougheed Research awards, given to top researchers at UCalgary, as well being named one of Calgary’s top 40 under 40 in 2017, and a UCalgary Peak Scholar in 2018.