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Underhill Lab

The Underhill Laboratory is interested in understanding how our immune systems interact with bacteria and fungi that may cause disease, and how the immune system distinguishes these organisms from those that make up the microbiome. Recent studies in the Underhill Laboratory have revealed that fungi in the intestinal microbiome have important, lasting effects on the immune system. The Underhill Lab is interested in identifying the fungi in the microbiome (the "mycobiota") and understanding how they change during disease.
Meet Our Team

Learn more about the scientists, faculty members, investigators and other healthcare professionals of the Underhill Laboratory, whose dedicated efforts lead to groundbreaking discoveries.

Wheeler ML, Limon JJ, Underhill DM.

Annu Rev Pathol. 2017 Jan 24;12:359-385.

Wolf AJ, Liu GY, Underhill DM.

J Leukoc Biol. 2017 Jan;101(1):127-134.

Wolf AJ, Reyes CN, Liang W, Becker C, Shimada K, Wheeler ML, Cho HC, Popescu NI, Coggeshall KM, Arditi M, Underhill DM.

Cell. 2016 Jul 28;166(3):624-636.

Contact the Underhill Lab

8700 Beverly Blvd.
Davis Building, Room 4094F
Los Angeles, CA 90048