Antje Lauer, Ph. D., California State University Bakersfield, Department of Biology, Bakersfield, California, USA

Research in our lab

My students and I are pursuing different projects in microbial ecology, microbial diversity,

and microbial symbiosis.    

            1.    Detection and characterization of Coccidioides immitis growth sites in California 

2.    Coccidioidomycosis in pinnipeds

3.     Diversity and function of microorganisms in desert soils 

          4.    Diversity of microcrustaceans in ponds and lakes of the Southern San Joaquin Valley, California    

            5.     Cutaneous antifungal microbiota of amphibians

6.     Diversity of bacterial associates of Watersipora subtorquata, a highly invasive bryozoan species worldwide


                                                                          Sampling microcrustaceans at Tom Sawyer Lake, Tehachapi, CA.

     Soil sampling near Red Rock Canyon, Western Mojave, CA.

Antje Lauer,
Jun 7, 2016, 9:20 AM