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Many people from all the institute joined us to celebrate our great inauguration event.

We want to share some pics from our inauguration party. At first, we present a graphical summary on the delicious snacks and desserts that resemble...

Yesterday's afternoon we had the "official" inauguration of our research activities for all the Max Planck Institute community. A lot of great...

Last week, as the 2018 World Cup was in its last leg, the MPI Campus Soccer Tournament took place. A team from members of the Ley Lab competed, and...

Dr. Elizabeth Johnson, a former postdoct in the Ley Lab, is starting a tenure track position as an Assistant Professor in the Division of Nutritional...

We would like to welcome the new post-docs that have joined our lab this semester. They are:

  • Dr. James Marsh, working on bacterial sphingolipids in...

It is a great pleasure for us to welcome Prof. Kina Thackray and Profs. Scott Kelley, from UC San Diego and San Diego State University, respectively,...

Last June Dr. Victor Schmidt and Liam Fitzstevens successfully completed a sampling expedition in Vietnam, carried out in collaboration with the...

A new research article from Dr. Angela C. Pole and collaborators from our lab entitled "Human salivary amylase gene copy number impacts oral and gut...

We are proud to announce the publication of our most recent paper in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). Dr. Tony Walters and...