2014 Microbiology of the Built Environment Fellows

The Sloan Foundation has recently announced their 2014 Microbiology of the Built Environment Postdoctoral Fellows.   The awards, along with the titles of the projects are below.  Congrats all!   Look forward to detailed blog posts from all the awardees describing their upcoming projects.


Huan Gu at Syracuse, along with Dacheng Ran. “Understanding and controlling biofilms in the built environment

Sarah-Jane Haig at University of Michigan, along with Lutgarde Raskin and John LiPuma “Regulation of the microbial community structures in drinking water, from source to tap

Brian Klein at Forsyth Institute, along with Katherine Lemon “Microbiomes of indoor track facilities and runners who train indoors vs outdoors

Zachery Lewis at UC Davis along with David Mills and Katie Hinde (Harvard) “Role of the built environment as a venue for microbial cross inoculation between infants

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David Coil

David Coil is a Project Scientist in the lab of Jonathan Eisen at UC Davis. David works at the intersection between research, education, and outreach in the areas of the microbiology of the built environment, microbial ecology, and bacterial genomics. Twitter