Faculty

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Esther Angert

Senior Associate Dean, Professor

Microbiology

Esther Angert
Daniel Buckley
Dan Buckley

Professor

School of Integrative Plant Science

Soil and Crop Sciences Section

Professor

Microbiology

Dan Buckley
Microbial diversity
Bacterial population structure in soils
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Aisha Burton

Assistant Research Professor

Microbiology

Aisha Burton
  • atb89 [at] cornell.edu
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Tobias Doerr

Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies

Microbiology

Tobias Doerr
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Heather Feaga

Assistant Professor and Leader for Diversity and Inclusion

Microbiology

Heather Feaga
  • haf54 [at] cornell.edu
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Rachael Fieweger

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Microbiology

Rachael Fieweger
  • raf277 [at] cornell.edu
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Kelley Gallagher

Assistant Professor

Microbiology

Kelley Gallagher
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Anthony Hay

Associate Professor

Microbiology

Anthony Hay
John Helman
John Helmann

Professor

Microbiology

John Helmann
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Tory Hendry

Assistant Professor

Microbiology

Tory Hendry
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Ian Hewson

Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies

Microbiology

Ian Hewson
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Lisa-Marie Nisbett

Assistant Research Professor

Microbiology

Lisa-Marie Nisbett
  • lisa-marie.nisbett [at] cornell.edu
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Joseph Peters

Professor and Chair

Microbiology

Joseph Peters
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Marian Schmidt

Assistant Professor

Microbiology

Marian Schmidt
  • marschmi [at] cornell.edu
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Stephen Winans

Professor

Microbiology

Stephen Winans

Research Staff

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Christopher DeRito

Research Support Specialist II

Microbiology

Christopher DeRito
  • cmd49 [at] cornell.edu
Amy David

Technician

Microbiology

Amy David
  • ad2343 [at] cornell.edu
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Shan-Chi Hsieh

Postdoc

Microbiology

Shan-Chi Hsieh
  • sh2427 [at] cornell.edu
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Yesha Patel

Research Associate

Microbiology

Yesha Patel
  • ysp6 [at] cornell.edu
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Sophia Richter

Technician II

Microbiology

Sophia Richter
  • sr2352 [at] cornell.edu
Ankita Sachla
Ankita Sachla

Research Associate

Microbiology

Ankita Sachla
  • ajs588 [at] cornell.edu
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Jordan Thesier

Technician III

Microbiology

Jordan Thesier
  • jt698 [at] cornell.edu

Teaching Staff

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Joshua Filter

Course Coordinator

Microbiology

Joshua Filter
  • jjf33 [at] cornell.edu
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Kathleen Hefferon

Lecturer

Microbiology

Kathleen Hefferon
  • klh22 [at] cornell.edu
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Brian Wendel

Lecturer

Microbiology

Brian Wendel
  • bmw233 [at] cornell.edu

Administrative Staff

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Meaghan Austin

Graduate Field Administrator and Undergraduate Program Coordinator

Microbiology

Meaghan Austin
  • ma857 [at] cornell.edu
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Marissa Consalvi-Little

Administrative Manager

Microbiology

Marissa Consalvi-Little
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Dawn Gonzalez

Assistant to the Chair

Microbiology

Dawn Gonzalez

Emertius Faculty

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William Ghiorse

Emeritus

Microbiology

William Ghiorse
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James Shapleigh

Professor Emeritus

Microbiology

James Shapleigh
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Stephen Zinder

Professor Emeritus

Microbiology

Stephen Zinder
Sue Merkel

Associate Director

Office of Academic Programs

Sue Merkel

Graduate Students

See our FOMS- Field of Microbiology Students webpage for more details:

Current Graduate Students and their Advisors by Cohort

1st Year 2023-2024

  • sna49 [at] cornell.edu (Sophia Aredas)Rotation
  • geb225 [at] cornell.edu (Grayson Barnes) Dr. John Helmann
  • phc57 [at] cornell.edu (Patrice Crosby) Rotation
  • lmc363 [at] cornell.edu (Lille Cunic) Rotation
  • mld253 [at] cornell.edu (Mariah Desroches) Rotation
  • amf289 [at] cornell.edu (Ana Fernando Galliano) Dr. Tobias Doerr
  • tag92 [at] cornell.edu (Talyia Griffin) Rotation
  • rh688 [at] cornell.edu (Ruoqi Huang) Dr. John Helmann
  • emj68 [at] cornell.edu (Elijah Jones) Rotation
  • ck776 [at] cornell.edu (Chanmi Kim) Dr. Jeongmin Song
  • zlr6 [at] cornell.edu (Zahavah Rojer) Rotation
  • es986 [at] cornell.edu (Erica Sawyer) Rotation
  • st974 [at] cornell.edu (Sola Takahashi) Rotation
  • saw335 [at] cornell.edu (Sarah Woodyear) Dr. Sarah Caddy

 

2nd Year 2022-2023

  • ta333 [at] cornell.edu (Tricia Alston) Dr. Craig Altier
  • byv3 [at] cornell.edu (Brayan Vilanova Cuevas) Dr. Ian Hewson
  • kae83 [at] cornell.edu (Kevin England) Dr. Heather Feaga
  • se289 [at] cornell.edu (Shahrzad Ezzatpour) Dr. Hector Aguilar-Carreno
  • arp277 [at] cornell.edu (Augustus Pendleton) Dr. Marian Schmidt
  • br387 [at] cornell.edu (Brandon Reyes-Chavez) Dr. Lori Huberman
  • Ddt43 [at] cornell.edu (Daniel Tetreault) Dr. Heather Feaga
  • fvt6 [at] cornell.edu (Facundo Torres) Dr. Tobias Doerr
  • Jy642 [at] cornell.edu (Azalea Yang) Dr. Ilana Brito

 

3rd Year 2021-2022

  • ma855 [at] cornell.edu (Mohamed Aldhuhoori) Dr. Anthony Hay
  • bjk238 [at] cornell.edu (Benjamin Kaza) Dr. Hector Aguilar-Carreno
  • mcd98 [at] cornell.edu (Madeleine Dumas) Dr. Hector Aguilar-Carreno
  • Jdd232 [at] cornell.edu (Joee Denis) Dr. Kelley Gallagher
  • Aal88 [at] cornell.edu (Abigail Landers) Dr. Andrew Moeller
  • Kpm67 [at] cornell.edu (Kien Malarney) Dr. Pamela Chang
  • Cm764 [at] cornell.edu (Carolina Menchaca) Dr. Gary Whittaker
  • Ns646 [at] cornell.edu (Nadia Nikulin) Dr. Tobias Doerr
  • Crp86 [at] cornell.edu (Cassidy Prince) Dr Heather Feaga
  • Rds278 [at] cornell.edu (Richard Schargel) Dr. Joseph Peters
  • Xt64 [at] cornell.edu (Ellie Tan) Dr. Elizabeth Johnson
  • Djt82 [at] cornell.edu (Delia Tota) Dr. Teresa Pawlowska
  • Ew443 [at] cornell.edu (Angie Wang) Dr. Daniel Buckley
  • Rjw275 [at] cornell.edu (Robert Wingo) Dr. Joseph Peters

 

4th Year 2020-2021

  • lc978 [at] cornell.edu (Laura Chacon Machado) Dr. Joseph Peters
  • Db766 [at] cornell.edu (Diana Balint) Dr. Ilana Brito
  • Mb2689 [at] cornell.edu (Meg Branine) Dr. Teresa Pawlowska
  • Cab565 [at] cornell.edu (Calla Bush St. George) Dr. Esther Angert
  • Kc2223 [at] cornell.edu (Katrina Callan) Dr. Heather Feaga
  • sm2756 [at] cornell.edu (Saroj Mahato) Dr. Craig Altier

 

5th Year 2019-2020

  • Ma2229 [at] cornell.edu (Manuela Obando) Dr. Tobias Doerr
  • Lj279 [at] cornell.edu (Luana Johnston) Dr. David Russell
  • Cmm569 [at] cornell.edu (Chloe Murrell) Dr. Laura Goodman

 

6th Year 2018-2019

  • Aqb3 [at] cornell.edu (Anthony Bui) Dr. Joshua Chappie
  • Bh527 [at] cornell.edu (Bixi He) Dr. John Helmann
  • Klh276 [at] cornell.edu (Kathryn Herr) Dr. Tory Hendry
  • Hh654 [at] cornell.edu (Hye Rim Hong) Dr. Heather Feaga
  • Jer364 [at] cornell.edu (Jordan Rede) Dr. Ian Hewson
  • Ekr44 [at] cornell.edu (Emma Roszkowski) Dr. Brian VanderVen

 

7th Year 2017-2018

  • Sjm389 [at] cornell.edu (Sean Murphy) Dr. Daniel Buckley