Elias Kemna – Eli works with Tim to isolate and sequence PyOM degrading bacteria. He is also working on designing a media that consistently cultures hard-to-culture or “unculturable” soil bacteria. In his spare time, he enjoys skateboarding, gardening, and running.
Mai Zoua Yang – MZ worked with Tim and Jamie on isolating, characterizing, and sequencing bacteria that can consume PyOM.
Anna Scheuneman – Anna worked on the PyOM bacteria project.
Oskar Nordlie – Oskar worked on the PyOM bacteria project.
Annie Edwards – Annie worked with Mike on developing an isolation plate inspired by the iChip for improving our ability to isolate soil bacteria.
Kristin McAdow (co-advised with Doug Soldat)
Kristin worked in our lab while a senior, studying Botany and Conservation Biology and researching microbial community structure in lead (Pb) contaminated soils remediated with phosphorus amendments. She likes gardening, reading, being outside, and eating too many treats.