2022

Conference

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 ...

Welcome Shannon!

Shannon Hepp, our first Ph.D. student, joined the lab. Welcome Shannon!

New editorial out!

The editorial for our Research Topic: Functional Diversity of Aquatic Microorganisms and Their Roles in Water Quality is out on Front. Water!

Research opportunities

We are recruiting! The LEAPH lab at VT has multiple research positions available. Please check this page for details!

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2021

Lighting talk

Our work on the microdiversity of the vaginal microbiome in preterm birth was highlighted at MVIF!

New paper out!

Thrilled to share our large-scale Listeria study recently published on Nat Microbiol! Through a massive soil sampling campaign across the US collecting Liste...

Poster presentation

Jingqiu presented our work on the microdiversity of the vaginal microbiome in preterm birth at World Microbe Forum.

Invited talk

Jingqiu gave an invited talk at International Young Scholar Forum hosted by Shanghai Jiao Tong University! She talked about food safety and human health from...

New paper out!

Check out the five new Listeria species that we discovered from soil and agricultural water!

New paper out!

Our E. coli ecology paper is published on Appl Environ Microbiol!

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2020

New paper out!

Jingqiu’s first review paper as a co-corresponding author is live on MRS Advances!

Journal guest editor

Jingqiu was invited to be a guest editor for Frontiers in Water. Please consider submitting your research to our Research Topic Functional Diversity of Aquat...

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