The Alm laboratory studies the evolution and ecology of microorganisms using high-throughput DNA sequencing and computational modeling. Special interest areas include the structure and assembly of ecosystems, microbial population genetics, and reconstructing the early history of life on Earth.
Doherty Assistant Professor of Ocean Utilization, MIT 2008-2009
Associate Member, Broad Institute Sept 2006-present
Assistant Professor, MIT Jan 2006-present
Scientist, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory 2004-2006
Postdoctoral Researcher, with Dr. Adam Arkin, UC Berkeley 2002-2004