Welcome to the Applied Environmental Microbiology Laboratory website at the University of California, Irvine. Research within our laboratory is focused on integrating environmental microbiological and engineering principles to solve a variety of issues in the fields of water and wastewater treatment, coastal and estuarine water quality, as well as ecology and environmental biotechnology. You can find additional information on the current and past research projects from the link here (list of research projects). The list of publications from our group also offers a glimpse of the research foci in the lab. We welcome highly motivated students and researchers to join our dynamic team to work towards the common interests listed above and presented herein.

Laboratory group during the Winter Holiday Party 2014

 Edgar Gomez, Janette Rowe, Keah-Ying Lim, and Sunny Jiang on an outing in Orange County (2014)

The laboratory members on a cruise in the Newport Bay (2014)