Ecosystem Heath and Microbiomes

We aim to mitigate the adverse effects of human activities on ecosystems by investigating environment-microbiome interactions using a systems biology approach.

Food Safety and Foodborne Pathogens

We aim to reduce the burden of foodborne diseases and improve food safety through environmental surveillance of foodborne pathogens and understanding their ecology and adaptation.

Antimicrobial Resistance in the Environment

We aim to reduce human exposure to antimicrobial resistance (AMR) by studying the emergence, spread, and evolution of AMR in the environment.

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Invited talk

Jingqiu gave an invited talk about the ecology and evolution of environmentally transmitted and f...

Invited talk

Jingqiu was honored to give an invited talk about the potential transmission of Listeria monocyto...


Jingqiu shared her stories behind her career path in STEM in an interview with Grad-SWE at UCLA. ...

Welcome Anthony!

Anthony Nguyen joined the lab for a research project. Welcome Anthony!