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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Jingqiu had a great time at 2022 Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors (AEESP) Research and Education Conference hosted at Washingt...

New eBook out!

Our Research Topic Functional Diversity of Aquatic Microorganisms and Their Roles in Water Quality in Frontiers in Water is published as an eBook

New paper out!

A new Listeria species, L. swaminathanii, is now published in Microbiol Spectr!

Travel award & presentation

Jingqiu was honored to receive a travel award from the and attended her first in-person conference since 2020 at Changing Microbiomes Symposium in beautiful ...