Fierer Lab

Exploring the structure and function of microbial communities


Nick Dragone : Graduate student

Nick Dragone

Graduate student

Research Foci: Antarctic microbial ecology, microbial traits, microbial succession
Noah Fierer :

Noah Fierer

Science cheerleader
Jordan Galletta : Undergraduate student

Jordan Galletta

Undergraduate student

Research Focus: methods in microbial ecology
Matt Gebert : Graduate Student

Matt Gebert

Graduate Student

Research Foci: ecology and evolution of mycobacteria
Sarah Gering : Graduate student

Sarah Gering

Graduate student

Research Foci: arctic and alpine microbial ecology, pyroaerobiology, host-microbe interactions
Jessica Henley : Lab Manager

Jessica Henley

Lab Manager

Research Focus: high-throughput microbial community analyses
Michael Hoffert : Graduate Student

Michael Hoffert

Graduate Student

Research Foci: soil microbial ecology, succession, disturbances
Madi Pill-Kastens : Undergraduate student

Madi Pill-Kastens

Undergraduate student

Research Focus: methods in microbial ecology
Josep Ramoneda : Postdoctoral researcher

Josep Ramoneda

Postdoctoral researcher

Research Foci: microbial ubiquity, invasions, trait-based biogeography
Elias Stallard-Olivera : Graduate student

Elias Stallard-Olivera

Graduate student

Research Foci: spatial ecology, allergens, remote sensing
Caihong Vanderburgh : Research Associate

Caihong Vanderburgh

Research Associate

Research Foci: methods development and implementation
Corinne Walsh : Graduate student

Corinne Walsh

Graduate student

Research Foci: plant-microbe interactions, soil microbial ecology
Claire Winfrey : Graduate student

Claire Winfrey

Graduate student

Research Foci: insect-microbe interactions, soil microbial ecology

Former postdocs and graduate students (current position):

Albert Barberan (assistant professor, Univ. of Arizona)

Scott Bates (associate professor, Purdue University)

Tess Brewer (postdoctoral researcher, Univ. of Zurich)

Robert Bowers (research scientist, Joint Genome Institute)

Paul Carini (assistant professor, Univ. of Arizona)

Mallory Choudoir (postdoctoral researcher, UMass-Amherst)

Jason Corwin (postdoctoral researcher, Colorado State Univ.)

Manu Delgado-Baquerizo (assistant professor, Univ. Pablo de Olavide, Sevilla, Spain)

Joanne Emerson (assistant professor, UC-Davis)

Gilberto Flores (associate professor, Cal State – Northridge)

Chris Gray (Analytical Lab Director, COO, Twin Arbor Labs)

Toby Hammer (assistant professor, UC-Irvine)

Hannah Holland-Moritz (postdoctoral researcher, Univ of New Hampshire)

Chris Lauber (researcher, Institute for Genomic Medicine, Nationwide Children’s Hospital)

Jonathan Leff (Director, Data Science, ArtisanBio)

Anne Madden (postdoctoral researcher, NC State)

Angela Oliverio (postdoctoral researcher, Colorado State Univ)

Amanda Redford (researcher, USDA Center for Plant Health Science and Technology)

Kelly Ramirez (assistant professor, Univ. of Texas at El Paso)

Tara Webster (environmental health educator, Colorado Dept. of Public Health and Environment)