- Assistant Professor, Department of Geophysical Sciences, the Committee on Microbiology, the Committee on Evolutionary Biology
Ph.D. MIT, 2008
A.B. Dartmouth College, 2002
My research focuses on microbial ecology, evolution, and genetics. In particular, we are interested in how microbes acquire new metabolic functions and physiological adaptations, and how complex communities of bacteria, archaea, eukaryotes, and viruses interact and co-evolve.