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

   
POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHERS

Cody Sheik
Postdoctoral Researcher
csheik@umich.edu

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

2011-present

 

   

Daniel Reed
Postdoctoral Researcher
reeddc@umich.edu

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

2011-present

   
PhD CANDIDATES

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

   

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

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

2010-present

   
STAFF

Sunit Jain
Bioinformatics Specialist
sunitj@umich.edu

MS Bioinformatics, University of Michigan
BT Bioinformatics, Amity Institute of Biotechnology, India
2009-present

   

Paul Den Uyl

Laboratory Technician

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

2012-present

   
UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

Nick Aquilina

Undergraduate Student, University of Michigan
naqui@umich.edu

2013 - present


   

Danielle Boshers

Undergraduate Student, University of Michigan
dboshers@umich.edu

2013 - present

 

 

RESEARCH SCIENTISTS

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

 
PAST GROUP MEMBERS

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 postdoc
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 postdoc
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
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