Dr. Mills has joined a host of collaborators on the American Gut Project. This open source project, initiated by Rob Knight and Jeff Leach seeks to characterize the microbial diversity in the American public. A very cool way to find out the identify of your own bacteria symbionts!
Recently Daniel Garrido's paper in Molecular and Cellular Proteomics has been highlighted by the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and covered by various news outlets. This paper examines a novel endoglycanase from bifidobacteria. Congrats to Daniel!
Drs. Mark Underwood, Bruce German, Carlito Lebrilla and Dr. Mills's research was profiled in a story entitled "The Power of Milk" in the June issue of Discover magazine. Florence Williams was the author of the piece.
Dr. Mills and Greg Allen (Winemaker Dolce Winery) were interviewed on the Ion Torrent Bus discussing how Next Generation Sequencing tools can be used to profile the microbial ecology of wine fermentations.