Welcome to Gastronauts a global community of scientists that are interested in gut-brain matters.


Our next Gastronauts seminar will be Ilya Raskin, Distinguished Professor at Rutgers University. Join us:

Tuesday, 2 May 2023 at 4pm EST.

If you are local join us at Nanaline Duke 147, Duke University.

Not local? Register and join via Zoom:

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Now in its fourth season, our podcast has over 3000 plays and more than 100 subscribers. These 30-minute conversations highlight the choices, philosophies, and underlying drive of humans devoted to the discovery of gut-brain matters.

In this upcoming season, we welcome Emily Alway as the host. Emily is an M.D./Ph.D. student in Neurobiology at Duke University.

We were excited to hear from several of you that episodes have been useful in your classrooms! We enjoy hearing from you, so please continue to share.

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Also available on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, and Spotify.


Our next global symposium will take us to the iconic Galapagos Islands off the coast of Ecuador. Save the dates: 1 June – 4 June 2023. Register here.