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Sarah Lebeis, Ph.D.



Emory University
Microbiology & Molecular Genetics


Jeff Dangl, Ph.D.


Dr. Lebeis is currently Assistant Professor in Microbiology at Michigan State University in East Lansing, MI.


  • Fall 2011
    • Host and Microbial Relationships, North Carolina Central University
  • Spring 2011
    • General Microbiology, North Carolina Central Universitya


  • Sarah L. Lebeis, Sur Herrera Paredes, Derek S. Lundberg, Natalie Breakfield, Jase Gehring, Meredith McDonald, Stephanie Malfatti, Tijana Glavina del Rio, Corbin D. Jones, Susannah G. Tringe, and Jeffery L. Dangl. Salicylic acid modulates colonization of the root microbiome by specific bacterial taxa. Science, 16 July 2015 DOI: 10.1126/science.aaa8764
  • Hacquard S, Garrido-Oter R, González A, Spaepen S, Ackermann G, Lebeis S, McHardy AC, Dangl JL, Knight R, Ley R, Schulze-Lefert P. Microbiota and Host Nutrition across Plant and Animal Kingdoms. Cell Host Microbe. 2015 May 13;17(5):603-16. Review.
  • Lebeis, S.L., Rott, M., Dangl, J.L., Schulze-Lefert, P. 2012. Culturing a plant microbiome community at the cross-Rhodes. New Phytol. 196(2): 341-344. [PMID: 22978611]
  • Lundberg, DS, Lebeis, SL, Herrera Paredes, S, Yourstone, S, et. al. 2012. Defining the core Arabidopsis thaliana root microbiome. Nature. 488(7409):86-90.