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

Follow the #E2HD Twitter handle for more updates on Evolutionary and Ecological Approaches to Health and Development, Northwestern's Biological Anthropology research group. 


Liz Mallott is awarded a 2019 Cobb Professional Development Grant!

Liz Mallott, our favorite post-doc, has been awarded a 2019 Cobb Professional Development Grant for her project, "Contributions of the gut microbiome to reproductive health in female primates." Congrats to Liz! 

Read more about the Cobb grant here!


Nicolette's research featured in Northwestern press

Nicolette's honors thesis research has been featured in a few Northwestern articles and social media! Read more about her research on how habitat degradataion can impact the gut microbiota of black and white ruffed lemurs in Madagascar. We are so excited to have her research recognized by Northwestern!


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!


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.


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.