Michael LaMontagne

Michael LaMontagne

Visiting Assistant Professor
Biology

Academic Interests

Microbial ecology of natural and agricultural systems

Top Scholarly Accomplishments

  • Published highly cited papers on molecular methods of microbial community analysis and application of these techniques to a variety of systems, including floodwaters generated by Hurricane Katrina.

Previous Experience

  • Director of Research, Agricen Sciences
  • Staff Scientist, US Genomics
  • Assistant Professor, McNeese State University

Hometown

Provincetown, MA

Hobbies

  • Kitesurfing
  • Golf
  • BJJ/MMA
  • Forestry

Future Goals and Aspirations

Develop microbial products that improve the yield and sustainability of agricultural systems

Life Outside the University

Founder and CSO of Endobiome, a microbial discovery start-up.

 

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