Emily Balskus has been named a Pioneer in the annual list of 35 Innovators Under 35 by MIT's Technology Review for her work unraveling the chemical transformations of gut microbes. Each year since 1999, editors of the review have selected exceptionally talented young innovators whose work they believe has the greatest potential to transform the world. She was also recently selected as a recipient of the 2014 Amgen Young Investigators’ Award.