Miami Microbiology Alumni

Bacterial attacking cell
 Fluorescent viruses
 Fraction collection
Column chromatography
 Algae cultures
 Bacterial attacking cell
 Bacterial cultures
 Fluorescent bacteria
Fluorescent viruses
 Microscope stage
 Culture plates

Miami Merger wedding vow renewal

Miami University officially broke the Guinness World Record for the most couples renewing their wedding vows during Alumni Weekend '09. The official count is 1,087 couples; alumni, faculty (including MBI), staff, and friends

Please keep in touch! For several years, you are an important part of our lives, and then you disappear! Too often we lose track of our former students. Share with us news of your "life after Miami". How has your Miami Microbiology education benefited you? What career goals and personal milestones have you achieved? What are your favorite memories of your time spent with the Microbiology Department? Let us hear from you so we can share the possibilities that are open to Microbiology majors with our current students.

Former Miami Microbiology grad student receives ASM award

Dr. Jennifer Gaddy has been been selected to receive a 2017 Young Investigator Award from the American Society for Microbiology. Dr. Gaddy earned her PhD under the direction of Dr. Luis Actis.

Miami Microbiology Grad collaborates on the NASA Biomolecule Sequencer project

Sarah Stahl working at NASA

Sarah Stahl (right) working on a minION DNA sequencer for the International Space Station

Sarah Stahl (M.S. 2014) is a NASA microbiologist and member of the team that is sequencing DNA on the International Space Station.

For the first time ever, DNA was successfully sequenced in microgravity as part of the Biomolecule Sequencer experiment performed by NASA astronaut Kate Rubins this weekend aboard the International Space Station. The ability to sequence the DNA of living organisms in space opens a whole new world of scientific and medical possibilities. Scientists consider it a game changer.

Read more about NASA's DNA sequencing research…

Former Miami Microbiology majors recognized by NSF

Two Miami Microbiology alumni pursuing graduate degrees at other institutions received Graduate Research Fellowships from the National Science Foundation. Ashley Richards is currently in graduate study at the University of Louisville, and Mark Noviski is at the University of California, San Francisco.