May 16, 2022

MCC Seminar Series

9:15 am

Event Description

Recorded Past Events: 


1/20/2022 The symbiotic relationship of biocrust microbes and its application in ecological restoration

Corey Nelson, PhD

Environmental Biologist, Allonnia



2/10/2022 - Rapid evolution drives trait selection in soil microbiomes

Alexander B. Chase, Postdoctoral Fellow

Center for Marine Biotechnology and Biomedicine, Scripps Institution of Oceanography



2/17/22 - Plant neighborhood shapes diversity and reduces interspecific variation of the phyllosphere microbiome

Kyle Meyer, Postdoctoral Researcher

University of California - Berkeley, Department of Integrative Biology



3/10/2022 - Exploring the soil virosphere

Joanne Emerson, PhD

Assistant Professor, UC Davis



3/24/2022 - Eco-evolutionary processes linking amphibian hosts, microbial symbionts, and pathogens

Obed Hernandez-Gomez

Assistant Prof,

Dominican University of California


4/7/2022 - The role of microbiome in regulating inflammatory response to fermentable dietary factors

Heather Armstrong, PhD

Assistant Professor, University of Manitoba



4/14/2022 - Virus-host succession throughout a soil rewetting time-series

Ella Sieradzki, Postdoctoral Student, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab



4/21/2022 - Biogeochemical modeling of marine ecosystems

Heather Kim, PhD

Assistant Scientist, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute