Lab members

Current Members of the Belden Lab

Lisa Belden- PI

Lisa has broad interests, but is focusing most of her current efforts on delving into the world of microbial symbionts.

Education: BA University of Montana, PhD Oregon State University

 

 

 

Emma Bradford- Postdoctoral research associate

Emma is interested in host-parasite interactions.  She is currently focusing on understanding the interplay between honey bees, their gut microbiome, and Nosema parasites that colonize the gut.

 

Education: BS University of Stirling, MS University of Leeds, PhD University of Aberdeen

 

 

Angie Estrada- PhD student

Angie is interested in conservation and ecology.  She is examining the seasonality of amphibian chytrid fungus infection in the tropics and the relationship between chytrid infection and the skin bacterial communities.  Angie is a fellow in the Interfaces of Global Change graduate program.

 

 

 

 

Korin Jones- PhD student

Korin is interested in metacommunity theory and community assembly. He will be investigating assembly and stability of bacterial communities that comprise the amphibian microbiome. Korin is a fellow in the Interfaces of Global Change graduate program.

 

 

 

Recent graduates and post-doctoral researchers:
Daniel Medina, PhD, 2018
Skylar Hopkins, PhD, 2017
Sally Zemmer, PhD, 2016
Myra Hughey, Post-doc, 2012-2015
Jenifer Walke, PhD, 2014; post-doc, 2015-2017
Matthew Becker, PhD, 2014
Jennie Wyderko, MS, 2013

Belden Lab, summer 2018
Belden Lab, summer 2014
Belden Lab, summer 2014