Current members

Principal Investigator

Joy Bergelson
Chair, Department of Ecology & Evolution
James D. Watson Professor
Email: jbergels[at]uchicago[dot]edu

Post-doctoral associates

Feng Huang
Email: huangfeng[at]uchicago[dot]edu

Andy Gloss
Email: andy.gloss[at]gmail[dot]com

Manus Thoen
Email: thoen[at]uchicago[dot]edu

Haneef Khan
Email: haneef[at]uchicago[dot]edu

Graduate Students

Kathleen Beilsmith
Email: kathybeilsmith[at]uchicago[dot]edu

Caroline Oldstone-Moore
Email: coldstonemoore[at]uchicago[dot]edu

Rebecca Satterwhite
Email: satterwhite[at]uchicago[dot]edu

Hannah Whitehurst
Email: hwhitehurst[at]uchicago[dot]edu

Visiting Students

Aurélien Perrier
Email: aurelien.perrier_etudiant[at]yahoo[dot]com

Research Manager

Tim Morton
Email: tmorton[at]uchicago[dot]edu

Spring 2018 Microbiome Reading Group

Former lab members

Former PostDocs

Jacob Herman
Email: jjherman[at]uchicago[dot]edu

Benjamin Brachi
Email: benjamin[dot]brachi[at]pierroton[dot]inra[dot]fr
French National Institute for Agricultural Research, France

Hana Lee
Email: hanalee07[at]gmail[dot]com

Madlen Vetter
Email: vetter[at]uchicago[dot]edu
Postdoc, Allesina lab, University of Chicago

Sumitha Nallu
Email: sumitha[at]uchicago[dot]edu
Laboratory manager in the Kronforst lab, University of Chicago

Leah Johnson
Email: lrjohnson[at]usf[dot]edu
Assistant Professor, University of South Florida

Angela Hancock
Email: hancock[at]mpipz[dot]mpg[dot]de
Group leader at Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research, Cologne, Germany

Luke Barrett
Associate Faculty Member, CSIRO Australia

Natacha Bodenhausen
Scientific collaborator at Agroscope Reckenholz

Joel Kniskern
Plant geneticist at Monsanto

Fabrice Roux
Group leader, INRA Toulouse, France

Erica Bakker
Senior Scientist, Exelixis

Katrin Jakob
Senior Scientist, Mendel Biotechnology

Brian Traw
Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh

Hitoshi Araki
Assistant Professor, Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology, Switzerland

Dacheng Tian
Professor, Nanjing University

Don Cipollini
Associate Professor, Wright State University

Timothy Morton
Returned as lab manager of the Bergelson lab in 2013

Greg Dwyer
Associate Professor, University of Chicago

Rodney Mauricio
Associate Professor, University of Georgia

Juliette Winterer
Dean, Academic Affairs, Harrisburg Area Community College

Magnus Nordborg
Professor and Scientific Director, Gregor Mendel Institute, Vienna

Curt Palm
Research Scientist, Stanford Genome Technology Center

Colin Purrington
Blogger; retired Associate Professor, Swarthmore College

Peter Kotanen
Associate Professor, University of Toronto

Former Graduate Students

Alice MacQueen
Email: alice[dot]macqueen[at]utexas[dot]edu
Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Texas at Austin

Matt Perisin
Postdoctoral Fellow in the Biotechnology Branch at the US Army Research Laboratory

Talia Karasov
Email: talia.karasov[at]tuebingen[dot]mpg[dot]de
Postdoctoral-Researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Tübingen, Germany

Laura Merwin
Email: Laura[dot]Merwin[at]cuchicago[dot]edu
Assistant Professor of Biology, Concordia University Chicago

Matt Horton
Email: matthew[dot]horton[at]botinst[dot]uzh[dot]ch
Group leader, Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of Zürich, Switzerland

Christopher Meyer
Field Automation Engineer at Tecan

Irene Shonle
Extension Officer, Colorado State University
Tom Juenger
Associate Professor, University of Texas, Austin
Eli Stahl
Assistant Professor, UMass Dartmouth
Tonia Korves
Postdoctoral Fellow, Brown University
Gale Wichmann
Research Scientist, Metabolic Engineering at Amyris Biotechnlogies
Erica Goss
Research Biologist USDA, Oregon State University
Megan Dunning
Manager of Natural History Education, Morton Arboretum
Liping Gao (Liliane)
Analytics Manager, Enova Financial
Alison Anastasio
Graduate Research, Education, and Outreach Manager, University of Chicago

Former Visiting Researchers

Aiping Zheng
Email: aipingzh[at]163[dot]com
Sichuan Agricultural University Chengdu, Sichuan, China
Jianqun Chen
Professor and Head of Teaching Affairs Office, Nanjing University
Adam Bahrami
Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard University
Thomas Bell
Departmental Demonstrator, University of Oxford
Jing Ding (Clara)
Assistant Professor, Nanjing University
Xiaoquin Sun (Suen)
Assistant Professor, Institute of Botany, Jiangsu Province and Chinese Academy of Sciences
Wen Zhang (Laura)
Research Scientist, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention

GIS & Remote Sensing/Data Analyst

Felice Gianluca Sperone

Former Visiting Students

Ying Wu
Chen Jiahui
Sheng Hongmei
Manon Guilberteau                                                                                                             Maxime Policarpo

Former Research Managers

Wayan Muliyati
Hidetoshi Inamine
Liz Boyd
Jody Higgins

University of Chicago, Dept. of Ecology & Evolution