Professor emeritus Georgiana May

Project Title: 
Evolution of Plant and Microbial Interactions

The May lab investigates the evolutionary ecology of interactions among microbes and between microbes and their plant hosts. They have two central projects currently:

  • The role of the plant microbiome in prairie plant health and conservation
  • The effects of plant community ecology on microbial community structure and function

For most of their projects, and student projects, the group uses MSI resources to analyse a variety of genetic and genomic data, on levels from individuals to communities. Those datasets include NexGen amplicon sequencing of fungal communities, population genetic analyses of genome-wide sequence data, and RNA-seq expression.

Project Investigators

Professor emeritus Georgiana May
Cedric Ndinga Muniania
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