Jacobs Lab

A translational approach to study the role of the intestinal microbiome in human disease

Illustration of microbiome and gut
Dr. Jonathan Jacobs

About Us

The Jacobs Laboratory studies how intestinal microbes interact with intestinal cells and the immune system to promote inflammatory bowel disease, obesity, cancer, and other diseases.

Microbiome Core Services

Our lab performs 16S ribosomal RNA gene sequencing of human and animal samples as well as other services related to microbiome studies.

Dr. Jacobs inside Jacobs Lab


The Jacobs Lab regularly publishes and is cited in many scientific journals.