EAPS Postdoc Ainara Sistiaga and MIT colleagues are working to identify and preserve the biodiversity of the human gut from populations across the globe—with implications for future human health and our understanding of evolutionary processes.

Expert in landscape evolution will build upon the work of outgoing Associate Department Head Tim Grove, supporting the EAPS education mission.

He joins the EAPS department, bringing new perspectives to planetary science, astronomy and the hunt for exoplanets.