Lindemann Lab Research

We research dietary influences on the gut microbiome and the effects of those microbial shifts on host health, such as inflammation and gut colonization by pathogens. Our goal is to discover dietary solutions to health problems such as Crohn’s disease, diabetes, inflammatory bowel disease, colorectal cancer, ulcerative colitis and more.

Specifically, the Lindemann lab focuses on using molecular ecology techniques to understand:

  • Dietary influences on the composition and stability of the gut microbiome
  • Gut microbiome metabolism of dietary components influences production and absorption of bioactive microbial metabolites
  • How metabolic interactions between microbes alter polysaccharide fermentation and nitrogen metabolism in the colon
  • How interactions between beneficial microbes exclude pathogenic organisms and modulate inflammation in the colon.
For more information on research projects, check out the Projects page!

Contact Us

Dr. Stephen Lindemann Contact:
745 Agriculture Mall Dr.,
West Lafayette, IN 47907
(765) 494-9207

Lab Manager Contact (Yuxin Wang):
745 Agriculture Mall Dr.,
West Lafayette, IN 47907

Lab Hiring Contact:

Lindemann Lab Team

Lindemann Lab Team

lindemann lab team

The Lindemann lab is ever expanding, with new students, collaborators, and friends.  Please see the People page for information about what everyone is up to!

Meet the Team