Michigan Geomicrobiology Lab
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Greg Dick
Associate Professor
gdick@umich.edu

Postdoc, Earth and Planetary Science, UC Berkeley
PhD Marine Biology, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
BA Biology, University of Virginia

   
   
   

Kevin Meyer
Postdoctoral Researcher
kevmey@umich.edu

Ph.D. Marine Estuarine Environmental Sciences,
University of Maryland/University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

B.S. Marine Science-Biology, University of Tampa

2015-present

   

Sharon Grim
PhD Student, Earth and Environmental Sciences
sgrim[at]umich[dot]edu

MS Marine Sciences, University of Delaware
BA Mathematics, Bryn Mawr College

2014-present

 

Derek Smith
PhD Student, Earth and Environmental Sciences
smitdere[at]umich[dot]edu

B.S. Marine/Aquatic Biology, Bowling Green State University

2015-present

 

Matthew Medina
PhD Student, Earth and Environmental Sciences
mjmedina[at]umich[dot]edu

B.S. Biology, University of New Mexico

2015-present

   

Jesse Fenno
5th-year MS student
jfenno@umich.edu

B.S. Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Michigan

2015 - present


   

Nick Aquilina

Undergraduate Student, University of Michigan
naqui@umich.edu

2013 - present


   

Melissa Duhaime
Research Scientist, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
duhaimem@umich.edu

PhD, Bioinformatics, Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology

BA, Biology, Cornell University

 

Sunit Jain
Bioinformatics Specialist
sunitj@umich.edu

MS Bioinformatics, University of Michigan
BTech Bioinformatics, Amity Institute of Biotechnology, India

2009-present

   

Cody Sheik
Former Postdoctoral Researcher
csheik@umich.edu

PhD Microbiology, University of Oklahoma
BS Zoology, University of Oklahoma

2011-2015

Now an Assistant Professor at the University of Minnesota, Duluth

   

Danielle Boshers

Former Undergraduate Student, University of Michigan

2013 - 2015

   

Allison Sharrar

Former Undergraduate Student, University of Michigan
asharrar@umich.edu

2013 - 2015

   

Paul Den Uyl
Former Laboratory Technician

BS, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Michigan
pdenuyl@umich.edu

2012-2015

Now a Marine Microbial Genomics Research Associate in the Edward DeLong Lab at University of Hawaii, C-MORE.

   

Daniel Reed
Former Postdoctoral Researcher
reeddc@umich.edu

PhD Oceanography, Dalhousie University, Canada
BEng Mathematical Engineering, Loughborough University, England

2011-2014

Now a Research Associate at the Global Change and Watershed Biogeochemistry Lab, Washington State University, Vancouver

   

Brett Baker
Former PhD Student, Geological Sciences
archaea@umich.edu

MS Microbiology, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
BA Biology, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

2010-2014

Now an Assistant Professor at Univ. of Texas Austin, Marine Science Institute

   

Daniel Marcus
Former Laboratory Research Specialist

BS, Program in the Environment, University of Michigan
dnmarc@umich.edu

2010-2014

Now a PhD student with Kelly Wrighton at Ohio State

   

Meng Li
Former Postdoctoral Researcher
limeng848@gmail.com

PhD Microbial Ecology, University of Hong Kong
MS Environmental Analytical Chemistry, Xiamen University, China
BS Marine Chemistry, Xiamen University

2011-2014

Now an Assistant Professor at the Institute for Advanced Study, Shenzhen University

   

Lauren Kinsman-Costello
Former Postdoctoral Researcher
lkinsman@kent.edu

PhD Ecology, Evolutionary Biology, and Behavior, Kellogg Biological Station, Michigan State University
BS Environmental Sciences, Notre Dame

2013-2014

Now a Research Scientist at Kent State University

   

Karthik Anantharaman
Former Ph.D. Student, Geological Sciences
akarthik@umich.edu

MSE Environmental Engineering, Univ. of Michigan
BTech Civil and Environmental Engineering, National Institute
of Technology Karnataka, India

2009-2014

Now a postdoc with Jill Banfield at UC Berkeley

   

Alex Voorhies
Former PhD Student, Geological Sciences
alexav@umich.edu

BS Molecular Environmental Biology, Univ. of California, Berkeley

2009-2014

   

Grace Tsaloff
Undergraduate Student, University of Michigan
gtsaloff@umich.edu

2013 - 2014

   

Chelsea Mervenne
Undergraduate Student, University of Michigan
cmervenn@umich.edu

2013 - 2014

   

Kathryn Gallagher
Undergraduate Student, University of Michigan
ktkate@umihc.edu

2013

   

Mike Balke
Undegraduate Student, University of Michigan
mwbalke@umich.edu

2012-present

Now a graduate student in the School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh

   

Matt Sabuda
Undergraduate Student, University of Michigan
msabuda@umich.edu

2012

   

Ryan Lesniewski
Research Associate
lesn0011@gmail.com

BS Biochemistry, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
BS Genetics, Cell Biology, and Development, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

2009-2011

Now a PhD student at the University of Southern California

   

Kathryn Iverson
Masters Student, Bioinformatics
kiverson@umich.edu

BA Biology, Earlham College

2009-2011

Now working with Pat Schloss at the University of Michigan Department of Microbiology and Immunology

   

Chris Taylor
Masters Student, Bioinformatics

BS Computer Science, Washington University

2011

Now working in the real world at a bioinformatics company

   

Adam Essene
Undergraduate Researcher

Summer 2009

 

   

Arti Tyagi
Volunteer Researcher
arti.akhil.shiv@gmail.com

MS Microbiology, Gurukul Kangri University India
BS Microbiology, CCS University, Meerut, India

2009-2010

   

Shaneen Braswell
Volunteer Researcher
shaneenb@umich.edu

ME Space Systems Engineering, Univ. of Michigan
BE Earth Systems Science Engineering, Univ. of Michigan

2009-2010

Now a PhD student at The University of Illinois

   

Bridget Callahan
Undergraduate student, UROP program

2009-2010

   

Clayton Wheeler
UROP Student

Undergraduate student, University of Michigan

2011-2012

 

   

Balaji Venkatasubramanian
Masters Student Bioinformatics

BT Bioinformatics, National Institute Technology, Bhopal, India

2011-2012

   

Eva Kramer
Laboratory Assistant

Undergraduate student, University of Michigan

2011-2012

Now a researcher at the NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Lab

   

Issac Anderson

Undergraduate Researcher, University of Michigan

2012

   

Michael Lerner

Undergraduate student, UROP program, University of Michigan

2010-present