Knight Lab and American Gut Project collaborator Pieter Dorrestein is featured in Nature for his work on microbial metabolomics

The White House announces the National Microbiome Initiative



American Gut collaborator Jack Gilbert discusses why “getting dirty is the new clean” and potential connections between gut microbes and autism.

Jonathan Eisen introduces us to our microbial friends

American Gut co-founder Rob Knight presents How our microbes make us who we are

Elaine Hsiao explains how our microbes may interact with our brains

American Gut collaborator Jessica Green and Karen Guillemin talk about how we are our microbes


Scientific American reports how gut microbes affect individual responses to different types of food





Scientist Takes Kids on Germy Journey



American Gut co-founder Rob Knight co-leads UCSD’s new Microbiome and Microbial Sciences Initiative


The Atlantic describes a nation-wide call made by microbiome researchers for a Unified Microbiome Initiative


CNN covers work done by American Gut collaborator Pieter Dorrestein together with the Knight lab to create 3D maps of the microbes on our skin

ScienceMag discusses how gut microbes can help in anticancer treatments




Ars Technica explains how the use of antiobiotics has lasting effects on the diversity of microbial communities in places such as the gut



Researchers from the University of Buffalo are investigating how changes in the brain may alter your gut microbiome


Brain Decoder describes the role of microbiomes in affecting brain development during birth



A mouse study from researchers at the University of California, San Francisco shows the tolerance of skin microbiota by the immune system during the first few weeks of life as well as its possible implications


All Africa explores how Understanding Microbes Can Help Farmers Manage Africa’s Soil Crisis




Phys.Org analyzes ways in which microbes can be used to clean up oil spills 



The Scientist explains the absence or modification of intestinal microbiota in mice in helping to reduce obesity