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
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.
· 2016 “Fugitive Dust Scoping Meeting”, Farm Bureau, Palmdale, CA, invited speaker
· 2014 Valley Public Radio (KVPR), interviewed by Rebecka Plevin, “In California, Researchers Uncertain If Drought Will Increase Valley Fever Risk”, http://kvpr.org/post/california-researchers-uncertain-if-drought-will-increase-valley-fever-risk
· 2013 PBS News Hour, “Hot, Dry Winds Help Spread Deadly Valley Fever Infections” interviewed by Ray Suarez, www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/health-july-dec13-pledge_08-09/
· 2013 KPix CBS San Francisco, “California’s Drought Increasing Risk Of Valley Fever”, interviewed by Molly McCrea, http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/video/2960956-californias-drought-increasing-risk-of-valley-fever/
· 2013 Mother Jones, interviewed by Kiera Butler, “Valley Fever, Explained”, http://www.motherjones.com/environment/2013/08/valley-fever-explained
· 2013 The New Yorker, “Death Dust “ interviewed by Dana Goodyear, http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2014/01/20/death-dust
· 2013 NASA, “NASA Dryden Funding Supports Valley Fever Research” by Beth Hagenauer, http://www.nasa.gov/centers/dryden/Features/valley_fever_research.html#.Vt3F7ObLISk
· 2012-2013 Bakersfield Californian, interviewed by Kellie Schmidt, “JUST ONE BREATH: Changing climate may expand valley fever's impact”, http://www.bakersfield.com/news/2012/09/09/just-one-breath-changing-climate-may-expand-valley-fever-s-impact.html
· 2012 Center of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Features, “Valley Fever: Awareness is Key”, http://www.cdc.gov/features/valleyfever/· 2012 Scientific American, interviewed by Umair Irfan, “Valley Fever on the Rise in U.S. Southwest, with Links to Climate Change”, http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/valley-fever-on-the-rise-in-