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My lab welcomes students, postdocs and visiting scholars regardless of race, religion, gender identification, sexual orientation, age, or disability status. The more reflective of society’s diversity the lab is, the better we are. It is through diverse perspectives and abilities that we see all possible answers to a problem. It is through such diversity that we create an environment like that which we hope for in society more generally. If our lab does not reflect the diversity of society we have failed, and that failure is far greater than the failure to discover a species, get a grant or write a paper.

Postdoctoral Research Scholar: The Ecology and Eggs (including Caviar) and Skin of Fish

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Latest Publications

Ecological analyses of mycobacteria in showerhead biofilms and their relevance to human health

Gebert MJ, Delgado-Baquerizo M, Oliverio AM, Webster TM, Nichols LM, Honda JR, Chan ED, Adjemian J, Dunn RR, Fierer N. (2018)  Ecological analyses of mycobacteria in showerhead biofilms and their relevance to human health. Mbio.  9(5):e01614-18. https://mbio.asm.org/content/9/5/e01614-18

The role of citizen science in addressing grand challenges in food and agriculture research.

Ryan SF, Adamson NL, Aktipis A, Andersen LK, Austin R, Barnes L, Beasley MR, Bedell KD, Briggs S, Chapman B, Cooper CB, Corn JO, Creamer NGDelborne JA Domenico P Driscoll EGoodwin JHjarding A, Hulbert JMIsard SJust MGKar Gupta KLópez-Uribe MMO’Sullivan JLandis EA Madden AAMcKenney EANichols LMReading BJRussell SSengupta NShapiro LRShell LKSheard JK, Shoemaker DDSorger DMStarling CThakur SVatsavai RRWeinstein MWinfrey PDunn RR. (2018) The role of citizen science in addressing grand challenges in food and agriculture research. Proc. R. Soc. B. 285(1891):20181977. http://rspb.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/285/1891/20181977

The ecology of insect–yeast relationships and its relevance to human industry

Madden AA, Epps MJ, Fukami T, Irwin RE, Sheppard J, Sorger DM, Dunn RR. 2018 The ecology of insect – yeast relationships and its relevance to human industry. Proc. R. Soc. B 285: 20172733. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2017.2733

Latest Lab Press

Lemur Research Gets a Gut Check

Duke Research Blog June 19, 2017 – Features the research of Erin Mckenney.

The Beers and the Bees: Pollinators Provide a Different Kind of Brewer’s Yeast

Scientific American July 26, 2017 – Features the research of Anne Madden.

More Than Bread: Sourdough As a Window Into The Microbiome

NPR July 17, 2017 – Features research from the Sourdough Project.

Projects We’re Working On Right Now

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