Dr. Ruth Ley is the Director of the Department of Microbiome Science. The Ley lab was formerly in the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics and the Department of Microbiology at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY, and moved to the MPI for Developmental Biology in 2016.
We are an international group of scientists. Lab members come from many countries, including the United States, Colombia, France, Israel, Australia, and of course Germany. Although the working language is English, German and many other languages are spoken at the MPI.
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