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We are very happy to announce that Professor Ruth Ley is now an elected EMBO Member! Ruth joins a league of more than 1800 researchers around the...

It is our great pleasure to report that Zach Henseler graduated on the weekend with his PhD! Zach and Ruth attended the Commencement Ceremony at...

Congratulations to Ley Lab Group Leader, Nicholas Youngblut, and Postdoc William Walters, who saw their research on the vertebrate microbiome publishe...

Our new preprint was released today on bioRxiv! Interactions between the gut microbiome and mucosal immunoglobulins A, M and G in the developing...

Our paper on age- and sex-dependent microbial diversity is out! Titled Age- and Sex-Dependent Patterns of Gut Microbial Diversity in Human Adults,...

Congratulations to Stacey Heaver who won a Travel Award for her “Poster Flash-Talk” at the recent FEBS Sphingolipid Biology conference in Cascais,...

Our recent Cell Host & Microbe paper, relating human salivary amylase (AMY1) gene copy number to microbiome diversity, is being featured across the...

The last issue of Cell Host and Microbe is dedicated to phages and includes our study on viruses in the human gut. This paper shows how we examined...

Curious about your gut microbiome and how you digest lactose? We’re looking for hundreds more mothers to participate at our partnering Institute of...

Leonardo Moreno -a PhD student from our lab- and colleagues have recently published on BioRxiv a research article on the relationship between...