May 13, 2016

Even more impressive given the switch from chemistry to biology!

April 28, 2016

A well deserved recognition for lots of hard work and preliminary data!

April 14, 2016

Searle Scholars are selected for their potential to make significant contributions to chemical and biological research over the course of their careers. It's really exciting to be among this year's 15 scholars.


March 15, 2016

Great work Peter S, Elizabeth, and Rachel!!! Nice to see our first big Nature Reviews Micro paper in print.

February 16, 2016

Our newest lab member, Imogen Mae Turnbaugh, has already received a prestigious award. She's not quite ready to pipette, but we're in intensive training.

February 01, 2016

The latest Gastropod on "The End of the Calorie" discusses some of our research and the importance of the microbiome in nutrition. 

January 29, 2016

Peter T received an Innovation Award from the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation. It's an honor to be among such a rarefied group of 7 junior scientists.

December 16, 2015

Reiner's perspective on personalized nutrition is out in Cell.

December 16, 2015

Peter T awarded a Young Investigator Grant for Probiotics Research from the Global Probiotics Council. Our collaboration with the Dutton lab continues, with the goal of finding new probiotics from fermented foods.

July 02, 2015

Peter commandeers the Lanier sailboat for the afternoon.  

April 02, 2015

Great write-up by Sarah DeWeerdt in the Pharmaceutical Journal here.

January 21, 2015

Gut microbiota composition is shaped by environmental factors as well as host genetics. Whether diet-induced manipulation of gut microbes is reproducible across genetically diverse individuals remains unclear and is an important consideration from a therapeutic perspective. Carmody et al. (Cell Host & Microbe Volume 17, pp. 72–84) show that diet can reproducibly overrule genotype-related differences in shaping the murine gut microbiota.