Colorful and creative illustration of molecules forming a human body
Beyond the gut: unlocking the secrets of the microbiome

University of Chicago scientists are forging unexpected collaborations in a quest to understand and harness the capability of microbes.

Mapping the microbiome of… everything
Researcher sampling the southernmost geothermal soils on the planet at the summit of Mt Erebus, Ross Island, Antarctica (photo credit: S. Craig Cary, Univ. of Waikato, New Zealand)
UChicago startups focus on microbiome medicine
Close-up of microbiome researcher Jack Gilbert, PhD