The Ley Lab
Microbiome Science
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Research Focus

We are interested in the co-evolution of humans with their microbiomes. Our basic science investigates the evolutionary history of gut microbes, how they have adapted to life inside humans, and how they affect human biology and health.

Prof. Ruth E. Ley

Prof. Ruth Ley is the Director of the Department of Microbiome Science and a Speaker for the Cluster of Excellence “Controlling Microbes to Fight Infections” at the University of Tübingen.

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