Women in STEM

Coral Bleaching and Marine Probiotics: Raquel Peixoto, Ph.D.

February 07, 2019
Raquel Peixoto, Ph.D.

Dr. Raquel Peixoto is a visiting associate professor from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro and a research associate from the Rio de Janeiro Marine Aquarium (AquaRio) in Brazil. She also coordinates the Beneficial Microorganisms of Marine Organisms (BMMO) Network, together with Dr. Michael Sweet (University of Derby), which seeks to unify and facilitate studies on the manipulation of the microbiome associated with marine organisms. Dr. Peixoto is collaborating with Dr.

Microbiome Spotlight: Candice Price, Ph.D.

October 15, 2018
Candice Price, Ph.D.

Assistant Adjunct Professor Dr. Candice Price works in the Department of Molecular Biosciences at the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Price received her Ph.D. in Endocrinology from UC Berkeley and her B.A. in English with a Minor in Biology from Wellesley College.

Microbiome Spotlight: Stephanie Maroney, Ph.D.

August 27, 2018
Stephanie Maroney, Ph.D.

Stephanie recently completed her Ph.D. in the Cultural Studies Graduate Group at UC Davis with a Designated Emphasis in Feminist Theory and Research. Her dissertation "Eat for your microbes: Reimagining Diet, Health, and Subjectivity in the Probiotic Present" analyzes how the science of the human microbiome shapes advice about what to eat and how to engage with our multi-species bodies.