Dr. Emily Hollister is a microbial ecologist with training in bioinformatics and statistics. Dr. Hollister holds a Bachelor’s degree in Biological and Chemical Sciences from Wells College and a Ph.D. in Molecular and Environmental Plant Sciences from Texas A&M University. She also completed her postdoctoral training in Molecular Microbial Ecology in the Department of Soil & Crop Sciences at Texas A&M University.
Prior to joining Diversigen, Dr. Hollister served as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pathology & Immunology at Baylor College of Medicine and as the Director of Microbial Ecology and Bioinformatics at the Texas Children’s Microbiome Center at Texas Children’s Hospital. Her microbiome experience ranges from soils and biofuel production systems to the human microbiome, built environment, and pre-clinical models of disease.