Caylon Yates, Ph.D. Candidate Ecology Intercollege Graduate Degree Program
B.A. Boston University (Biochemistry and Molecular Biology)
Work experience: Research Technician, Bhatnagar Lab of Microbial Ecology, Boston University (2015-16)
Awards: Dean's Distinguished Fellowship (2018-) 1st place in Lightning Talk Competition at Microbiome Center Networking Event (2018) Bio: I am interested in the interactions of the soil microbiome and how these interactions shape the composition and function of the soil microbial community. I plan on using a variety of approaches, including omics-based techniques to study how manipulation of the soil microbiome can affect soil health and plant productivity.