Hey, I’m Caitlin

I’m a PhD candidate in the Osburn Isotope Geobiology Lab studying geomicrobiology at the Deep Mine Microbial Observatory, SD.

Recent Posts

Making figures for microbial ecology: Interactive NMDS plots

This is the one of several tutorials I’m putting together for making figures that are common in microbial ecology. Today we’ll create an interactive NMDS plot for exploring your microbial community data.

Making figures for microbial ecology: Interactive bar plots

Fork This is the first of several tutorials I’m putting together for making figures that are common in microbial ecology. Today we’ll start with an interactive bar plot for exploring your microbial community data.

Recent Publications

Mineral‐hosted biofilm communities in the continental deep subsurface, Deep Mine Microbial Observatory, SD, USA

Deep subsurface biofilms are estimated to host the majority of prokaryotic life on Earth, yet fundamental aspects of their ecology …

Establishment of the Deep Mine Microbial Observatory (DeMMO), South Dakota, USA, a Geochemically Stable Portal Into the Deep Subsurface

Identifying temporal trends in deep subsurface geomicrobiology is challenging as it requires both in-depth knowledge of in situ …

Biofilm Formation and Potential for Iron Cycling in Serpentinization-Influenced Groundwater of the Zambales and Coast Range Ophiolites

Terrestrial serpentinizing systems harbor microbial subsurface life. Passive or active microbially mediated iron transformations at …

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