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The Purdue University researcher is one of the first to examine the molecular processes that underlie infection by soil microbes.

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The Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory researcher’s work will help predict how the Arctic is responding to climate change—and the global effects of those changes.

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At Harvard University the chemical biologist looks for new metabolic pathways to investigate how gut bacteria interact with one another and their hosts.

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image: Cullen Buie Parses Pathogens With Passion

Cullen Buie Parses Pathogens With Passion

By Andy Extance | August 1, 2016

Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, MIT. Age: 34

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image: Haley Oliver: Master of Meat

Haley Oliver: Master of Meat

By Jef Akst | June 1, 2014

Assistant Professor, Department of Food Science, Purdue University, Age: 32

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image: Benjamin tenOever: Going Viral

Benjamin tenOever: Going Viral

By Kerry Grens | January 1, 2014

Professor, Microbiology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Age: 36

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image: Gregory Sonnenberg: Cellular Spy

Gregory Sonnenberg: Cellular Spy

By Dan Cossins | May 1, 2013

Research Associate, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania. Age: 27

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image: Sarkis Mazmanian: Microbe Machinist

Sarkis Mazmanian: Microbe Machinist

By Jef Akst | April 1, 2013

Professor, Division of Biology, California Institute of Technology. Age: 40

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