2015 Speakers

Katherine Amato is now an assistant professor at Northwestern University in the Department of Anthropology. She continues to study gut microbes in the context of non-human primate ecology and is addressing similar themes in humans.

Kelly Weinersmith was invited to talk about phenotype-manipulating parasites at The Future is Here Festival (an event co-run by Smithsonian Magazine and Nerd Nite).

Rachel Vannette is now an assistant professor at University of California-Davis in the Department of Entomology and Nematology, studying plant-associated microbial communities and their influence on plant-insect interactions.