Jake Bailey (PI)

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Beverly Flood (Research PI)

Mark Lunzer (Lab Manager)

Dalton Leprich (Graduate student)

Sydney Shaner (Graduate student)

Kathryn Hobart (Affiliated graduate student)


Our research group is dedicated to diversity and inclusion, and we promote and recognize principles of fairness and equity in relation to, and across, intersections of race, age, color, disability, faith, religion, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, social class, economic class, ethnicity, gender identity, gender expression, and all other identities represented among our diverse communities.

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Positions Available

Postdoctoral Researchers

If you are interested in postdoctoral work, send me a letter of interest and your CV. If you are intersted in pursuing a specific project, contact me well in advance so we can seek funding to support your work.

Graduate Students

If you are interested in studying microbial ecology, geobiology, astrobiology, or bioinformatics at the University of Minnesota,and would like to work with me while pursuing your M.S. or Ph.D., please don't hesitate to contact me. Position availability will depend on funding and interests.

See our Student Resources section for links to fellowships and other opportunities.

Undergraduate Students

The Bailey Geobiology Lab encourages and supports undergraduate research. Advice and mentoring is always available. Financial support is subject to availability and project focus.