Collaborators

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