Research Areas:
Cell Biology, Metabolism, Biochemistry, Applied Plant Biology, Genetics, Molecular Biology


Gao, C., Montoya, L., Xu, L., Madera, M., Hollingsworth, J., Purdom, E., Hutmacher, R., Dahlberg, J., Coleman-Derr, D., Lemaux, P., Taylor, J. Succession in arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal communities. 2018. ISMEJ. 

Xu,L., Naylor, D.,  Dong, Z., Simmons, T., Pierroz, G., Hixson, K., Kim, YM., Zink, E., Engbrecht, K., Wang, Y., Gao, C., DeGraaf, S., Madera, M., Sievert, J., Hollingsworth, J., Birdseye, D., Scheller, H., Hutmacher, R., Dahlberg, J., Jansson, C., Taylor, J., Lemaux, P., and Coleman-Derr, D. Drought induces delays in the development of the sorghum root microbiome and enrichment of monoderm bacteria. 2018. PNAS. 1717308115

Volunteer Activities

UC Davis Science Says member, 2018-

UC Berkeley CLEAR (Communication, Literacy, and Education for Agricultural Research) Fellow and Event/Social Media coordinator, 2015-2018

Booth Organizer, Bay Area Science Festival, SF & North Bay (CLEAR 2017, SciSays 2018)

Current Affiliations
Experience & Education