- Microbial diversity and function at contaminated sites (primarily municipal landfills)
- DNA, RNA, and protein (meta-omics) sequences
- Environment remediation
- Impacts of human activities on the environment
Canada Research Chair in Environmental Microbiology [Canada Research Chair Profile]
[YouTube] October 23, 2015 "Piecing life together - microbial diversity and function through meta-omic analyses"
[Waterloo Stories] April 12, 2016 "New tree of life may hold clues to cleaning up pollution"