Jacob King

Undergraduate Researcher since 2019

Research areas

  • Intestinal Microbiome
  • Clostridium difficile


  • BS: University of Michigan (2022)
Jacob King


I am studying Cellular and Molecular Biomedical Sciences and plan on getting a Masters in Biomedical Engineering. I work with Sarah Tomkovich on research inolving the gut microbiome and Clostridium difficile infection.

Papers from time in Schloss lab

  1. Tomkovich S, Taylor A, King J, Colovas J, Bishop L, McBride K, Royzenblat S, Lesniak NA, Bergin IL, Schloss PD. 2021. An osmotic laxative renders mice susceptible to prolonged Clostridioides difficile colonization and hinders clearance. mSphere. 6: e00629-21. DOI: 10.1128/mSphere.00629-21.