*omics

*omics

Genomics & transcriptomics of microbes involved in methane metabolism

  • Genome sequencing and resequencing
  • Metabolic reconstruction
  • Transcriptomics

Collaborators: Lidstrom Lab including Mary Lidstrom, Mila Chistoserdova, Marina Kalyuzhnaya

 

Environmental metagenomics in biogeochemical cycling

  • Probing the role of methane consumers in the natural environment
  • Community dynamics in fresh water sediments
  • Nitrogen metabolism

Collaborators: Lidstrom Lab including Mary Lidstrom, Mila Chistoserdova, Marina Kalyuzhnaya

 

Oral microbial communities and their role in disease

  • Proteomics of model oral microbial communities
  • Transcriptomics of model oral microbial communities
  • Methods development for proteomics of microbial communities

Collaborators: Hackett Lab & Center for Microbial Proteomics

Metagenomics of green building microbiome

  • Longitudinal study of the microbial (bacterial / fungal) colonization of  surface & air of Green building
  • Occupant tracking and correlation with microbiome
  • Occupant behavior modification in response to Green building environment

Collaborators: Meschke LabBurpee Group

 

Wastewater treatment plant microbiome

  • Probing the bacterial & viral communities of anaerobic digesters
  • Virome analysis of acetoclastic methanogens

Collaborators: Meschke LabHeidi GoughJohn Ferguson

 

Funding: Department of EnergyNational Institutes of HealthNational Science FoundationBullitt FoundationUniversity of Washington Royalty Research Fund