Current lab members:

John McCutcheon, PI

Assistant Professor, University of Montana
Associate Member, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR)

BS, Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin, 1996
MS, Human Genetics, University of Utah, 2000
PhD, Computational Biology, Washington University in St. Louis, 2006
PERT Postdoctoral Fellow with Nancy Moran, University of Arizona, 2006-2010


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Amanda Brown

Postdoctoral Fellow

BS, Zoology, University of British Columbia
PhD, Zoology, University of British Columbia

Academic interests: Insect-bacterial symbiosis.





Toby Spribille

Postdoctoral Fellow

MS, Biology, University of Göttingen (Germany), 2006
PhD, Plant Sciences, University of Graz (Austria), 2011

Academic interests: Evolutionary biology of lichens.

Personal website
List of publications
Email: toby [dot] spribille [at] mso [dot] umt [dot] edu

JT Van Leuven

Third year graduate student
IMB PhD Program, Microbial Ecology option

BS, Biology and Math, Carroll College

Academic interests: Insect-bacterial symbiosis.

Personal website



Dan Vanderpool

Second year graduate student
IMB PhD Program, Microbial Ecology option

BS, Biology, University of Idaho

Academic interests: Insect-bacterial symbiosis.





Matt Campbell

First year graduate student
OBE PhD Program

BS, Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology, Vanderbilt University

Academic interests: Insect-bacterial symbiosis.





Mariah Meyer

3rd year UM undergraduate
Majoring in Cell and Molecular Biology


Academic interests: Insect-bacterial symbiosis.






Collaborators:

Filip Husnik

Current position: PhD student, University of South Bohemia, Czech Republic

BS, Biology, University of South Bohemia

Filip collaborates with us on the mealybug system, and was a lab visitor in the summer of 2011.





Lab Alumni:

Kelly Nelson

BS, Microbiology and Human Biological Sciences, University of Montana


Current position:





Caitlin Bolender

BS, Cell and Molecular Biology and Human Biological Sciences, University of Montana


Current position: