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Microbial Ecology and Evolution
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David VanInsberghe

Graduate Student

Research Interests

Microbial population ecology

Medical and environmental genomics

Education

Graduate student, Microbiology Program, MIT, 2013 – present

B.Sc. Microbiology and Immunology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, 2008 – 2012

Publications:

  1. Strachan C.R. *, Singha R.*, VanInsberghe D.*, Ievdokymenko K., Budwilld K., Mohn W.W., Eltis L.D., Hallam S.J. 2014. Metagenomic scaffolds enable combinatorial lignin transformation. PNAS. doi:10.1073/pnas.1401631111
  2. VanInsberghe D., Hartmann M, Stewart GR, Mohn WW. 2013. Isolation of a substantial proportion of the bacterial community detected via pyrotag sequencing in forest soils. AEM. 79(6):2096-8.
  3. Hartmann M., Howes C.G., VanInsberghe D., Yu H., Bachar D., Christen R., Nilsson R.H., Hallam S.J., Mohn W.W. 2012. Significant and persistent impact of timber harvesting on soil microbial communities in Northern coniferous forests. ISME J. 6: 2199-2218.