June 26, 2018
Just 5 days before the deadline the official verdict is in, it's now Peter Turnbaugh, Associate Professor. I feel incredibly grateful to have landed at such a warm and nurturing university. 
June 11, 2018
Vincent is here for the summer and brings a wealth of chemical knowledge and analytical skills. He's also increasing our lab's already formidable biking cred.
June 08, 2018
Welcome back Lindsey! Looking forward to the next few years of exciting science!
June 08, 2018
A fun and inspiring day of talks by UCSF luminaries. They really did justice to our Mount Parnassus heritage.
May 15, 2018
Congrats to Jordan for all his genome analysis wizardry! Very exciting results in eLife with the Balskus Lab dissecting the biochemistry and strain-level variation in gut bacterial genes involved in the metabolism of drugs and other plant toxins.
May 14, 2018
Our commentary is out now in Nature Reviews. Is it time for pharmacologists and toxicologists to consider the microbiome?
May 01, 2018
Excited to join the bioRxiv cool kids! Read here about how Bisanz et al. are exploring the microbiome's dark matter: a functional genomic toolkit for the study of human gut Actinobacteria.
April 20, 2018
Our lab is thrilled to welcome Zoya Singh Nayak, born 4/3/18. Congrats to Renuka and Tony!
November 27, 2017
Renuka (3rd from the left) receiving her award at the ACR Annual Meeting.
November 13, 2017
Congrats to Michelle for her "Best Poster Presentation" in the category of Molecular Biology and Microbiology at the Sigma Xi Conference (November 2017). A well deserved recognition for her hard work last summer.
July 28, 2017
Congrats to all the competitors today, their efforts will be remembered for years to come!
June 23, 2017
Veronica (Tetrad) is already hard at work just days after (unofficially) signing on for the next 10 years.