Taylor Seitz

  • Education:
    M.S. Biological Sciences, 2021, University of Alaska Fairbanks

Master's Thesis

Searching the Soil: Characterizing the Effects of Disturbance on Soil Microbial Communities and Plant Productivity

Research Products

Seitz, T. J., Schütte, U. M., & Drown, D. M. (2022). Unearthing shifts in microbial communities across a soil disturbance gradient. Frontiers in Microbiology13, 781051. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2022.781051

Seitz, T. J., Schütte, U. M., & Drown, D. M. (2021). Soil disturbance affects plant productivity via soil microbial community shifts. Frontiers in microbiology12, 619711. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2021.619711

Haan, T., Seitz, T. J., Francisco, A., Glinter, K., Gloger, A., Kardash, A., … & Drown, D. M. (2020). Complete genome sequences of seven strains of Pseudomonas spp. isolated from boreal forest soil in interior alaska. Microbiology Resource Announcements9(25), 10-1128. https://doi.org/10.1128/mra.00511-20

Humphrey, J., Seitz, T., Haan, T., Ducluzeau, A. L., & Drown, D. M. (2019). Complete genome sequence of Pantoea agglomerans TH81, isolated from a permafrost thaw gradient. Microbiology resource announcements8(1), 10-1128. https://doi.org/10.1128/mra.01486-18


2020-2021 Alaska INBRE Graduate Research Assistantship

2019 Alaska URSA Mentoring Award

2019 Best Poster Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Alaska Branch of ASM

2019 Honors Thesis: Digging up the dirt: Plant pathogenicity genes associated with disturbed permafrost

2019 Outstanding Biological Sciences Undergraduate Student at UAF

2018 Alaska URSA URE