Lab Manager since 2018
- Colorectal cancer
- Clostridium difficile
- BS: University of Nevada, Reno (2016)
- MS: University of Nevada, Reno (2018)
As lab manager, I handle most sequencing related lab work and day-to-day operations of the Schloss lab. My duties include: assisting grad students/post docs with bench work, supply procurement and coordination with external vendors, general lab maintenance, and keeping the lab in compliance with university, state, and federal guidelines.
Papers from time in Schloss lab
Tomkovich S, Lesniak NA, Li Y, Bishop L, Fitzgerald MG, Schloss PD.
The proton pump inhibitor omeprazole does not promote Clostridium difficile
colonization in a murine model.
Tomkovich S, Stough JMA, Bishop L, Schloss PD.
The initial gut microbiota and response to antibiotic perturbation influence Clostridioides difficile
colonization in mice.
Hagan AK, Lesniak NA, Balunas MJ, Bishop L, Close WL, Doherty MD, Elmore AG, Flynn KJ, Hannigan GK, Koumpouras CC, Jenior ML, Kozik AJ, McBride K, Rifkin SB, Stough JMA, Sovacool KL, Sze MA, Tomkovich S, Topçuoğlu BD, Schloss PD.
Ten simple rules to increase computational skills among biologists with Code Clubs.
PLOS Computational Biology
Tomkovich S, Taylor A, King J, Colovas J, Bishop L, McBride K, Royzenblat S, Lesniak NA, Bergin IL, Schloss PD.
An osmotic laxative renders mice susceptible to prolonged Clostridioides difficile
colonization and hinders clearance.
Lesniak NA, Tomkovich S, Henry A, Taylor A, Colovas J, Bishop L, McBride K, Schloss PD.
Simplified fecal community transplant restores Clostridioides difficile
colonization resistance to antibiotic perturbed murine communities.