Assistant professor, Environmental Microbiology

Laura HugLaura Hug seeks to define microbial diversity and function at contaminated sites using culture-based and culture-independent methods, generating a blueprint of which species are there and which pathways are active.

Her research expands our understanding of the tree of life, while simultaneously developing solutions to address the impacts of human activities on the environment.

Canada Research Chair in Environmental Microbiology

Contact information
Office: B1-281
Phone: 519-888-4567, ext. 31151
Website: Hug Research Group
Twitter: @LAHug_

University of Waterloo

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