Past

Associate Prof. Gregory J. Dick
Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Michigan
  • Building capacity for freshwater science: Integrating microbial genomics, environmental chemistry, and ecosystem processes to understand harmful algal blooms.
  • Meta-omic study of the Cyanobacterial life at the Middle Island Sinkhole in Lake Huron.
  • Meta-omic study of the Mid-Cayman Rise hydrothermal vent systems, some of the deepest in the world.
Research Scientist Melissa B. Duhaime
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Michigan
  • Developing a dynamic and scalable taxonomic system for environmental phages and viruses
Asst. Prof. Vincent Denef
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Michigan
  • Land use and climate change with a focus on the Laurentian Great Lakes, which are the largest contiguous freshwater systems in the world.
Prof. David Sherman
Life Sciences Institute, University of Michigan
  • Exploring biochemical pathways and secondary metabolites in environmental microbial communities with the goal of finding new drug candidates for infectious diseases and cancers.
Cubist Pharmaceuticals
Now a part of Merck & Co
  • Exploring biochemical pathways and secondary metabolites in microbes with the goal of finding new drug candidates.
Prof. Nancy G. Love
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Michigan
  • Wastewater microbial diversity
Asst. Prof. Jake Bailey
Department of Earth Sciences, University of Minnesota
  • Genome assembly and binning of a Thiomargarita-like bacterium and associated epibionts from an environmental metagenome.
Asst. Prof. Patrick Lee
School of Energy and Environment, City University of Hong Kong
  • Binning novel archaeal organisms from metagenomic data.
Prof. Jeremy Semrau
Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Michigan
  • Genomic and Transcriptomic Analyses of the Facultative Methanotroph SB2.
Prof. Laurie Richardson
Florida International University
  • Meta-omic study of the Black Band Disease in Corals.
Asst. Prof. Hope Johnson
California State University, Fullerton
  • Microbial Cone-struction: Identification and analysis of cone-forming Leptolyngbya enrichment metagenome