Dr. Jennifer Lowell
Associate Professor of Biology and Public Health
Area of Expertise: Microbial ecology
Dr. Lowell has been teaching microbial ecology, ecology of infectious diseases, epidemiology, and research methods to undergraduate students, graduate students, and public health professionals for 15 years. She strives to combine microbiology, ecology, genetics, and statistical modeling into epidemiologic investigation techniques to help students understand the interdisciplinary nature of the health sciences, as well as the roles of environment and ecology in human health. Dr. Lowell joined Fort Lewis in 2016, and mentors student researchers in the areas of aquatic microbiology and how pollution in lotic ecosystems affects river microbiome diversity and function.
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