News and updates from our outreach events as well as journal entries from Katie's fieldwork seasons.

Tuesday
Feb052019

Lab Group Update

Our lab at Northwestern University has grown in the past few years! Check out the People section to see who are our new microbe-friends!

Wednesday
Mar232016

Five Second Rule?

Check out this fun BBC Earth piece that asks microbial ecologists whether they would eat food off the floor. My answer, yes! Check it out.

Tuesday
Sep012015

New Position

I have officially started as Assistant Professor in the Anthropology Department at Northwestern University. I am very much looking forward to working with my new colleagues and am excited about a variety of collaborations that are currently developing.

Thursday
Jan152015

New Book Available

Check out my chapter on the gut microbiota in this new howler monkey volume. Lots of other interesting chapters as well!

Thursday
Jul172014

Gut Check: Free online course!

I'm co-instructing an online course about gut microbes this fall. Check it out!

https://www.coursera.org/course/microbiome