The Faculty and their Research
Organisms Studied -- Microbes
Core EEBB faculty
Jared G. Ali
Chemical ecology, plant-insect-nematode interactions, agroecology.
Fungal ecology, fungal-plant interactions, evolution of bacterial endosymbiosis.
Ecosystem Analysis, Landscape Ecology, Conservation Biology, Biophysics, Global Change Ecology, Coupled Human and Natural Systems, Land Use.
Fungal and oomycete biology, epidemiology, genetics, host-pathogen interactions; diseases of field crops; molecular diagnostics.
Frank B. Dazzo
Microbial ecology, rhizobium-legume symbiosis.
Social behavior of bacteria.
Sarah E. Evans
Microbial community ecology, ecosystems, global change.
Maren L. Friesen
Legume-rhizobium symbiosis, ecological and evolutionary genomics, plant-microbiome interactions, coevolution.
Richard E. Lenski
Experimental evolution with microbes and digital organisms.
Ecology and evolution of phytoplankton, community ecology, aquatic ecology.
Terence L. Marsh
Microbial community analysis.
G. Philip Robertson
Ecosystem and agricultural ecology.
Ecology and evolution of microbial communities.
James M. Tiedje
Christopher M. Waters
Evolution of cooperative behavior in bacteria.
Barry L. Williams
Evolutionary biology and ecological genomics.
Julius H. Jackson
Microbial physiology & genetics; bacterial gene & genome evolution.
Michael J. Klug
Microbial ecology, ecology of anaerobic bacteria.
Joan B. Rose