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We have many things to celebrate of late, including:

Dr. Cullender graduated in May 2013 with his Ph.D. Tyler’s work showed that innate and adaptive...

Here are some of the news stories (scroll over source for link):

“Pregnancy alters resident gut microbes”, by Monya Baker, Nature, Aug. 2, 2012. ...

We are joined by two new post-doctoral associates, Sara DiRienzi and Sha Li.  Sara is developing a project on microbial modulation of host ...

Ruth is awarded the 2011 CALS Award for Outstanding Accomplishments in Early Achievement:

“Ruth E. Ley, Department of Microbiology, for her important...

Congratulations to Tyler Cullender and Ashwana Fricker for passing their A-exams, they are now Ph.D. candidates!

We’ve had a number of papers come...

More news: Ruth was awarded a Packard Foundation Fellowship to study the co-evolution of gut microbiotas with the human host.  This 5-yr grant will...

Our analysis of the developing infant gut microbiome was published in PNAS and written up in the New Scientist.

Other recent publications with...