Lab News Archive

Double yellow lines painted over a manhole cover to humorous effect.

We are happy to announce that Hagay Enav’s powerful new tool SynTracker is now explained in a Nature Biotechnology publication. You can access the open access paper here. A “Research Briefing” explaining how the paper was conceived is here. To...

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Professor Ruth Ley was awarded the 2023 Charles Donovan Microbiome Prize and delivered the Distinguished International APC Lecture at the 2023 APC Annual Symposium on Friday 27th October. The title of her talk was “A shared evolutionary history for humans...

LeyLab_CMFI

We are members of the “Controlling Microbes to Fight Infections” (CMFI) Cluster of Excellence at the University of Tübingen. We had a dominant showing at this year’s annual CMFI conference with 12 posters and 2 talks: Ruth gave project-overviews and...

Stocherkahn_lab

Last week the lab went on its very first Stocherkahn (punting) trip together! Punting on a Stocherkahn along the Neckar river is a common activity during the summer time here in Tübingen, where you can relish in the sunshine and...

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On December 14, Leonardo Moreno successfully defended his thesis, titled “On Bioinformatics of the Human Gut,” for which he earned the distinguished Magna Cum Laude distinction. During his PhD, he correlated bacterial and viral diversity in the human gut, revealing...

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In December a portion of the lab traveled to snowy Banff, Canada to attend the Keystone Symposia Meeting “The Human Microbe: Ecology and Evolution.” Ruth presented a talk on the lab’s recent findings on silent recognition of human gut bacterial...

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Our recent discovery of silent flagellin in the human gut was featured in Science Immunology: Hannah Baer, Shruti Sandilya and Theodore Steiner: Evading the Toll Booth: How “silent” flagellin may bind yet fail to activate TLR5 The nature of flagellin–Toll-like...

Dr_Sutter

Last week, Jessica (Jess) Sutter successfully defended her thesis titled “Phylogeny, pangenomics, and predicted functional diversity of maize rhizosphere Pseudomonas”. The work of Jess investigates a phenomenon observed in a study of the maize rhizosphere microbiome in a field study...

Double yellow lines painted over a manhole cover to humorous effect.

We are happy to announce that Hagay Enav’s powerful new tool SynTracker is now explained in a Nature Biotechnology publication. You can access the open access paper here. A “Research Briefing” explaining how the paper was conceived is here. To...

RuthLeyHeadshot-275x276

Professor Ruth Ley was awarded the 2023 Charles Donovan Microbiome Prize and delivered the Distinguished International APC Lecture at the 2023 APC Annual Symposium on Friday 27th October. The title of her talk was “A shared evolutionary history for humans...

LeyLab_CMFI

We are members of the “Controlling Microbes to Fight Infections” (CMFI) Cluster of Excellence at the University of Tübingen. We had a dominant showing at this year’s annual CMFI conference with 12 posters and 2 talks: Ruth gave project-overviews and...

Stocherkahn_lab

Last week the lab went on its very first Stocherkahn (punting) trip together! Punting on a Stocherkahn along the Neckar river is a common activity during the summer time here in Tübingen, where you can relish in the sunshine and...

LM_graduation

On December 14, Leonardo Moreno successfully defended his thesis, titled “On Bioinformatics of the Human Gut,” for which he earned the distinguished Magna Cum Laude distinction. During his PhD, he correlated bacterial and viral diversity in the human gut, revealing...

IMG_2585

In December a portion of the lab traveled to snowy Banff, Canada to attend the Keystone Symposia Meeting “The Human Microbe: Ecology and Evolution.” Ruth presented a talk on the lab’s recent findings on silent recognition of human gut bacterial...

sara_paper2

Our recent discovery of silent flagellin in the human gut was featured in Science Immunology: Hannah Baer, Shruti Sandilya and Theodore Steiner: Evading the Toll Booth: How “silent” flagellin may bind yet fail to activate TLR5 The nature of flagellin–Toll-like...

Dr_Sutter

Last week, Jessica (Jess) Sutter successfully defended her thesis titled “Phylogeny, pangenomics, and predicted functional diversity of maize rhizosphere Pseudomonas”. The work of Jess investigates a phenomenon observed in a study of the maize rhizosphere microbiome in a field study...