December 18, 2014
Diet-induced manipulation of gut microbes holds therapeutic potential, but the reproducibility of effects across individuals remains unknown. Our new study (Carmody et al., Cell Host Microbe 2015) suggests that diet can reproducibly alter the gut microbiota despite differences in host genotype. Although most bacteria respond rapidly and consistently to repeated dietary shifts, some exhibit dependence on past diet.
December 17, 2014
Peter S locked in a vulcan mind-meld with Jessie. 
October 24, 2014
State-of-the-art solar eclipse detection equipment pioneered by Dr. Spanogiannopoulos.
October 08, 2014
We recently collaborated with the Chervonsky lab at U.Chicago to help study the links between fucose, gut microbes, and recovery from disease. See the write-up in The Scientist for more details.
October 08, 2014
Check out all the press about our latest diet study in Nature: Harvard Gazette, Bloomberg, New Scientist, Science, NPR, KWUR, National Geographic, Chicago Tribune, US News, Scientist