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 Expert  725029

Expert in Microbial Forensics, Microbial Ecology, Environmental Microbiology, Soil, DNA, PCR

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Colorado (CO)
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Summary of Expertise:

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Expert has broad expertise in biogeochemistry at a variety of scales. He has studied carbon and nitrogen cycling from deserts to forests, and Arctic tundra. He is especially knowledgeable in linking microbial community composition and function to biogeochemical processes. He currently serves as Secretary for the Biogeosciences Section of the Ecological Society of America.


Expert has a PhD in Ecology in Duke University. He has broad training in ecology, and is immersed in cutting-edge ecological research.



terrestrial ecology

Expert has broad training and experience in environmental microbiology. He utilizes a variety of genomic and proteomic techniques to examine microbial communities and processes in a variety of environments.

environmental microbiology





Expert has a broad research program in microbial ecology. In particular, his lab examines the role of microbial community structure in driving processes. He examines how microbial physiological responses to environmental stress affects their functioning.

microbial ecology

Expert began using molecular biology tools early in his research career. He utilizes a wide-range of tools, and understands their limitations, their mis-use, and how to interpret them. His expertise includes (but is not limited to) PCR, sequencing, cloning, DNA fingerprinting, microarrays, protein identification, RNA, quantitative PCR.

molecular biology


polymerase chain reaction

Expert has experience in a wide range of soils including acidic weathered forest soils, aridland soils, organic rich tundra soils, and agricultural soils.


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Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Denver, Colorado;  Aurora, Colorado;  Fort Collins, Colorado;  Arvada, Colorado;  Westminster, Colorado;  Boulder, Colorado;  Greeley, Colorado;  Longmont, Colorado;  Loveland, Colorado;  and Cheyenne, Wyoming.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
2004   PhD   Ecology   Duke University  
1996   BA   Geosciences   Franklin and Marshall College   Honors in Biology

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title  

2007 to


(Undisclosed University)


Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory


Research Scientist II


2004 to 2007


University of California, Santa Barbara



NSF Postdoctoral Fellow


Career Accomplishments:

Ecological Society of America American Geophysical Union

Professional Appointments

Executive Committee, Graduate Degree Program in Ecology Editorial Advisory Board, Global Change Biology Secretary, Ecological Society of America, Biogeosciences Section

Publications and Patents Summary

He has 21 peer-reviewed publications.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - FEMS Microbiology Ecology  
 - Ecology  
 - Soil Biology and Biochemistry  
 - Ecological Applications  
 - Pedobiologia  

Consulting Services:
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Expert Witness:
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert for consulting on expert witness re Soil/Dust related accident.
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