Current Research Projects

  • The Drosophila Microbiome

    How the gut microbiome shapes the health and traits of animals

    Intracellular Symbioses

    Metabolic co-evolution in cooperative symbioses between animals and intracellular bacteria

    Insect Pests

    Identifying novel targets for insect pest control

  • Our research (video by graduate student Zach Cohen):

    Microbiomes at the World Economic Forum, Davos (Switzerland) January 2017:

    Interview with Professor Thomas Bosch, Head, Interdisciplinary Centre: “Origin and Function of Metaorganisms” at Christian-Albrechts-University, Kiel: