Lab News Archive

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Yesterday afternoon, we had a toast for Priyanka, a reasearch technician who is leaving the lab in a few days. All the best to her. And of course we were happy to say good bye to 2019 and eager for...

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2019 is comming to an end, but the holidays are not the only reason to celebrate in the Ley Lab; we close the year with three new publicatons! First, a literature review of one of our favorite taxa, the family...

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Liam Fitzstevens, a PhD student in our lab, yesterday took home the Best Poster Award at the PhD Symposium organized by the Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology. He is researching how human gut microbiota is transferred between parent and...

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The Mey Generalbau Triathlon recently coursed through the heart of Tübingen drawing thousands of participants from near and far. The Ley and Angenent Labs were well-represented, with the most athletically-inclined joining forces to form “Team Microtriome”. From the Ley Lab,...

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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 world who have been recognized for their research excellence and outstanding contribution to...

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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 Cornell where Zach was awarded his degree in biochemistry and molecular and cell biology. This...

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Congratulations to Stacey Heaver who won a Travel Award for her “Poster Flash-Talk” at the recent FEBS Sphingolipid Biology conference in Cascais, Portugal. Stacey was there showcasing her research on host sphingolipid compensation by gut-associated Bacteroides.

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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 viromes of monozygotic twins to ask whether virome diversity relates to microbiome...

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Leonardo Moreno -a PhD student from our lab- and colleagues have recently published on BioRxiv a research article on the relationship between microbiome and virome diversity in adult monozygotic twins with concord ant or discordant gut microbiome. You can read...

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We enjoyed a nice Xmas party organized by our colleagues. We also played the funny German version of secret Santa as well as having a superb dinner, and gluhwein of course. We even had a nice trivia moment which tested...

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Dr. Nicholas Youngblut, a project leader in our lab, has recently published on BioRxiv a research article on how host diet and evolutionary history help to explain different aspects of gut microbiome diversity among vertebrate clades. You can read the...

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Dr. Victor Schmidt, a postdoc in our lab, is bringing a talk microbiome-mediated lactose tolerance across ethnicities in the International Conference on Microbiome Research (ICMR). The conference takes place in the city of Pune (India) this year. It congregates leading...

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Yesterday afternoon, we had a toast for Priyanka, a reasearch technician who is leaving the lab in a few days. All the best to her. And of course we were happy to say good bye to 2019 and eager for...

csm_PCAIG_f81025441b

2019 is comming to an end, but the holidays are not the only reason to celebrate in the Ley Lab; we close the year with three new publicatons! First, a literature review of one of our favorite taxa, the family...

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Liam Fitzstevens, a PhD student in our lab, yesterday took home the Best Poster Award at the PhD Symposium organized by the Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology. He is researching how human gut microbiota is transferred between parent and...

92c3489c-2e84-43ee-b113-6246ede97712

The Mey Generalbau Triathlon recently coursed through the heart of Tübingen drawing thousands of participants from near and far. The Ley and Angenent Labs were well-represented, with the most athletically-inclined joining forces to form “Team Microtriome”. From the Ley Lab,...

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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 world who have been recognized for their research excellence and outstanding contribution to...

IMG_6436

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 Cornell where Zach was awarded his degree in biochemistry and molecular and cell biology. This...

IMG_7057

Congratulations to Stacey Heaver who won a Travel Award for her “Poster Flash-Talk” at the recent FEBS Sphingolipid Biology conference in Cascais, Portugal. Stacey was there showcasing her research on host sphingolipid compensation by gut-associated Bacteroides.

...
Basic RGB

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 viromes of monozygotic twins to ask whether virome diversity relates to microbiome...

viromes

Leonardo Moreno -a PhD student from our lab- and colleagues have recently published on BioRxiv a research article on the relationship between microbiome and virome diversity in adult monozygotic twins with concord ant or discordant gut microbiome. You can read...

labxmasparty18

We enjoyed a nice Xmas party organized by our colleagues. We also played the funny German version of secret Santa as well as having a superb dinner, and gluhwein of course. We even had a nice trivia moment which tested...

s41467-019-10191-32_page_03

Dr. Nicholas Youngblut, a project leader in our lab, has recently published on BioRxiv a research article on how host diet and evolutionary history help to explain different aspects of gut microbiome diversity among vertebrate clades. You can read the...

victortalk

Dr. Victor Schmidt, a postdoc in our lab, is bringing a talk microbiome-mediated lactose tolerance across ethnicities in the International Conference on Microbiome Research (ICMR). The conference takes place in the city of Pune (India) this year. It congregates leading...