Argonne Microbial Ecologist Jack Gilbert Named One of Popular Science’s "Brilliant 10"September 23, 2015

Jack Gilbert, a microbial ecologist and group leader in Argonne National Laboratory's Biosciences division, has been named one of Popular Science's "Brilliant 10" for his environmental and biomedical-focused research as part of the magazine's 14th annual awards list.

Probiotic formula reverses cow’s milk allergies by changing gut bacteria of infantsSeptember 22, 2015

Infants who developed tolerance to cow’s milk allergy showed increase in bacterial strains associated with good health

Fertilization discovery: Do sperm carry tiny harpoons?September 3, 2015

Could the sperm harpoon the egg to facilitate fertilization? That’s the intriguing possibility raised by the University of Virginia School of Medicine’s discovery, using the Structural Biology Center at the Advanced Photon Source, that a protein within the head of the sperm forms spiky filaments, suggesting that these tiny filaments may lash together the sperm and its target.

New insights into regulating the gut’s microbial communityAugust 27, 2015

In a study published in the journal Immunity, researchers at Argonne and the University of Chicago have gained new insight into the role the antibody IgA plays in regulating the gut’s microbial community.