Team Leads

Kishana Taylor

Virology, Postdoctoral Fellow, Rutgers University

Chelsey Spriggs

Virology, Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Michigan

Ninecia Scott

Bacteriology, Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Nikea Pittman

Structural Biology, Postdoctoral Fellow, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Aisha Burton, PhD  (She/Her/Hers) 

Bacteriology, Postdoctoral Fellow, NIGMS

Alicia DeColli, PhD

Bacteriology, Postdoctoral Fellow, Yale University

Archana Loganathan

Bacteriology, Graduate Student, Vellore Institute of Technology

Ayana Scott-Elliston (She/They)

Microbiome, Graduate Student, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale

Brady Spencer PhD

Bacteriology, Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Colorado-Anschutz

Brandon Anjuwon-Foster (He/Him/His)

Bacteriology, Microbiologist, Food and Drug Administration

Cara Pina, PhD (She/Her) 

Bacteriology, Assistant Professor, Framingham State University

Celine Atkinson

Microbiome, Ph.D. Student, University of South Florida

Derek J. Platt, PhD (He/Him)

Microbiome, MD/PhD Student, Washington University School of Medicine

Dominique Carter PhD

Virology, Assistant Director of Agricultural Sciences, Innovation, and Workforce at White House Office Science & Technology Policy

Dr. Innocent Afeke

Bacteriology, Faculty, University of Health and Allied Sciences, Ho, Volta Region, Ghana

Erin Goley (She/Her)

Bacteriology, Associate Professor, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Filipe Cerqueira (He/Him)

Bacteriology Graduate Student University of Michigan

Hamilton Green (He/Him)

Bacteriology, Graduate Student, Vanderbilt University

I’ah Donovan-Banfield BSc, MScR (She/Her)

Virology, PhD Student, University of Liverpool

Jamisha D Francis

Bacteriology, PhD Candidate, Vanderbilt University

Joe James

Microbiome, Staff Scientist, Binning Singletons

Kayla Merced Socarras

Bacteriology, PhD candidate, Drexel University

Malique Bowen (He/Him)

Microbiome, Graduate Student, University of Delaware

Nicole Jimenez (She/Her)

Microbiome, Postdoc, University of Arizona-Phoenix

Nnaemeka Emmanuel Nnadi

Mycology, Lecturer, Plateau State University, Bokkos

Oluwasegun Isaac Daramola

Bacteriology, Undergraduate, University of Ibadan

Rachel Burckhardt, PhD (She/Her)

Bacteriology, Associate, Scientific Analysis American Society for Microbiology

Roshonda B Jones, PhD (She/Her)

Microbiome, Sr Bioinformatics Scientist, Nom Nom

Tapoka T. Mkandawire (She/Her)

Parasitology, PhD Candidate, Wellcome Sanger Institue