December 22, 2018
Our lab is feeling very serious these days. At our annual holiday party last weekend.
October 04, 2018
After a lot of hard work, Veronica is now officially all but dissertation!
September 19, 2018
A big congratulations to Qi Yan (BMS Yr 5) for winning a poster prize at the recent EMBO/EMBL symposium on the human microbiome. Keep up the great work!
September 04, 2018
Renuka and Kathy are really enjoying the results from their latest experiments.
August 18, 2018
It was a fierce afternoon of competition, but newcomer Alex and veteran competitor Peter S took the crown for the 2018 Lab Challenge. 
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.