What do we study?

Our group explores how protists interact with other microbes in low-oxygen environments – including aquatic sediments and the animal gut – at the single-cell level. Check out our ‘Our Research‘ page for more information.

Lund is beautiful, come join us!

**News: November 22,2021** Stay tuned for info on a fully-funded post-doctoral position (wet lab). Details to come soon.

Are you a post-doc interested in building your own, related research idea? Get in touch! I’m happy to support external funding applications.

Learn more about Lund and Lund University here: http://www.lu.se


Latest publications 2021

Anaeramoebae are a divergent lineage of eukaryotes that shed light on the transition from anaerobic mitochondria to hydrogenosomes

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Courtney Stairs, Petr Táborský, Eric D. Salomaki, Martin Kolisko, Tomáš Pánek, Laura Eme, Miluše Hradilová, Čestmír Vlček, Jon Jerlström-Hultqvist, Andrew J. Roger and Ivan Čepička.

Read the paper, its open access! Or check out this blog post on the International Society of Evolutionary Protistology website.

Diversity of electron transport chains in anaerobic protists

Ryan Gawryluk and Courtney Stairs

Read the paper here, its open access! This was a fun review to write with Dr. Ryan Gawryluk at University of Victoria in Canada. Learn more about Ryan’s research here.

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