March 18, 2020
At the request of the UCSF leadership we are now operating a small "skeleton crew" that is maintaining the Gnotobiotic Core and our SPF colony. Everyone else is hunkered down at home enjoying some experiment-free days. 
January 24, 2020
Welcome Vaibhav, our second clinical fellow, following in the remarkable footsteps of Renuka. Looking forward to learning more about the gut-lung axis!
January 15, 2020
Congrats to Kim and Qi Yan for winning the raffle today at our cross-departmental party. Next year lets get the entire lab in the photo booth.
November 04, 2019
Thanks to the heroic efforts of Elizabeth, Jordan, and a remarkable group of collaborators our work is out in Nature Microbiology today. See my blog post on the article here. Image credit: Ella Maru Studio.
October 01, 2019
After 7 years, 2 labs, and a lot of amazing collaborators our work on raw versus cooked diets is finally published in Nature Microbiology. See my blog post on the article here. The paper is here. And the write-up in PBS is here.
July 27, 2019
T.I.P. (The International People), Qi Yan, Kathy, and Peter S took this years Lab Challenge. It was a tough competition that remains bitterly contested reflective of the troubled times we're living in. A recount may be in order.
July 26, 2019
Congrats to Renuka on receiving the 2019 Irene Perstein Award from the School of Medicine. These awards support women faculty members, appointed at the assistant professor rank, who are expected to develop high caliber independent research programs in basic, clinical, or translational science. The highly competitive awards are based on criteria including the novelty and innovation of the science, and the potential impact on human health.
June 28, 2019
Our bobbleheads are disturbingly accurate...
May 16, 2019
We're so thrilled to have our first Pharmaceutical Sciences graduate student join the lab. Looking forward to learning from a pro!
May 16, 2019
Welcome to the distinguished group of "qualified scientists." Well deserved!    
May 06, 2019
An aerial photo of the remarkable group of scientists at the recent Gordon Research Conference on multi-drug efflux. It was really fun and exciting to learn more about this field and to see multiple talks related to the microbiome and host-bacterial interactions.
February 20, 2019
We're thrilled to welcome Than back to the lab, 2 years after his rotation. He's now done with year 2 of med school and ready for some serious research!