Kristen had the distinct privilege of being chosen as one of this year’s UMass Distinguished Faculty Lecturers. Click here to watch the lecture.
I’m a microbiologist interested in microbes in the natural environment. Our lab mission is to understand how individual microbes function as part of communities, and how microbial functions scale to ecosystem functions. We use molecular characterization (DNA, RNA, lipids and protein sequencing), physiological measurements (gas production, biomass measures, cell counts), and bioinformatics (statistical analysis and … Continue reading Molecular Microbial Ecology Lab