Alison Buchan researches the roles of microbes in natural environments.
Elizabeth Fozo focuses on bacteria in environments that constantly change in great fluxes.
Vitaly Ganusov researches the influence of immunity on the within-host dynamics and evolution of infectious diseases.
Sarah Lebeis specializes in microbiology, immunology, and metagenomics.
Karen Lloyd studies microbes in extreme environments to discover the processes at play in the release of carbon into the atmosphere.
Frank Loeffler specializes in interrelated focal areas such as microbial community structures and functions.
Andrew Steen studies aquatic extracellular enzymes, marine microbial communities, and marine organic geochemistry.
Steven Wilhelm studies how microbial communities, including viruses, bacteria, and algae, interact to shape the planet.