I am using genomics & microfluidics to better understand fungal-host symbioses in an evolutionary frame work. Research projects and systems include:

 Coccidiomycosis aka”Valley Fever” 


Coccidioides spherule growing in human lung tissue. Image from library.med.utah.edu


FungalBacterial Interactions

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Mortierella elongata growing in a microfluidic chamber


Tropical Plant-Fungal Interactions

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Dicymbe corymbosa root tip colonized by ECM fungi, fungal tissue in red

Regional Fungal Diversity

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Biogeographic & phylogenetic diversity patterns of ectomycorrhizal fungi