The Leimkuhler Grimes Group

Our Research

The Leimkuhler Grimes Group is interested in questions at the interface of chemistry and biology. Our lab uses carbohydrate synthesis, biochemistry, molecular biology and bacterial engineering to investigate activation of the human innate immune system. Our work has implications for understanding inflammatory bowel disease and other human diseases. 


Mission Statement

We are committed to maintaining a dedicated, open, and diverse intellectual community. We accept and support you as who you are; regardless of your race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, socioeconomic status, or personal circumstances. Since the inception of our lab in 2011, we have held and will continue to hold collaboration and professionalism in the highest regard assuring that we are always working towards clear channels of communication.