User:Mark B. Smith

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Mark B. Smith
  • My office is in building 48 (Parsons) in the maze of cubicles on the first floor


  • In the Spring of 2010 I joined the Alm lab and lived happily ever after.
  • In the Fall of 2009 I entered the Microbiology PhD program at MIT.
  • 2009, Princeton University, Summa Cum Laude in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology with certificates in Environmental Studies and Engineering Biology.

Research interests

  1. Exploring Distant-Recent Horizontal Gene Transfer (drHGT) in the human microbiome.
  2. Comparisons of information content between metagenomic versus marker gene (16s rRNA) sequencing.
  3. Evolution and transfer of antibiotic resistance mechanisms.


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