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Mike Robeson

  • Ph.D.
  • Assistant Professor
  • University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
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  • 1236CitationsNumber of citations received by Mike's publications. Updated daily.

Research interests

Host-microbe interactionsHuman microbiomemicrobiomemetagenomicsSoil BiologyCommunity phylogeneticsRotifersMicrofaunaBioinformaticsMicrobial EcologyPlant-microbe Interactions


I have an extensive background in molecular- and microbiology. I served as a microbiome and bioinformatics consultant for several academic, national, and private-sector research laboratories. Currently, my research interests revolve around the study of the human microbiome.


Co-authors (170)

Publications (5)

  • Temporal dynamics of gut microbiota in triclocarban-exposed weaned rats

    • Kennedy R
    • Fling R
    • Robeson M
    • et al.
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  • Dispersal, niche breadth and population extinction: colonization ratios predict range size in North American dragonflies.

    • McCauley S
    • Davis C
    • Werner E
    • et al.
  • Soil rotifer communities are extremely diverse globally but spatially autocorrelated locally

    • Robeson II M
    • King A
    • Freeman K
  • Functional shifts in unvegetated, perhumid, recently-deglaciated soils do not correlate with shifts in soil bacterial community composition.

    • Sattin S
    • Cleveland C
    • Hood E
    • et al.
  • Soil CO2 flux and photoautotrophic community composition in high-elevation, 'barren' soil.

    • Freeman K
    • Pescador M
    • Reed S
    • et al.

Professional experience

Assistant Professor

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

September 2017 - Present

Chief Scientific Officer

Interstitial Genomics, LLC

June 2016 - October 2017(a year)

Postdoctoral Fellow

Colorado State University

September 2014 - July 2016(2 years)

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

August 2012 - August 2014(2 years)


Ph.D. Biology

Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Colorado at Boulder

August 2004 - August 2012(8 years)

MS Zoology

University of South Florida

August 1997 - August 2001(4 years)

BS Biochemistry

University of Tampa

August 1993 - May 1997(4 years)