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Mike Robeson

  • Ph.D.
  • Assistant Professor
  • University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
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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.

Recent publications

  • Genomic characterization of mumps viruses from a large-scale mumps outbreak in Arkansas, 2016

    • Alkam D
    • Jenjaroenpun P
    • Wongsurawat T
    • et al.
  • Reproducible, interactive, scalable and extensible microbiome data science using QIIME 2

    • Bolyen E
    • Rideout J
    • Dillon M
    • 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)


Co-authors (305)