Emily B. Hollister, Ph.D. - Faculty
Ph.D., Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
B.A., Wells College, Aurora, NY
Postdoctoral Reseach Associate, Microbial Ecology, Department of Soil & Crop Sciences, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
Area of Interest
Assistant Professor, Pathology and Immunology, Baylor College of Medicine
Director of Bioinformatics and Microbial Ecology, Texas Children's Microbiome Center, Texas Children's Hospital, Houston, TX
Professional Positions Held
Assistant Research Scientist, Department of Soil & Crop Sciences, Texas A&M University
Honors and Awards
NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant (2006-2008)
DOE Global Change Education Program Graduate Research Fellowship (2004-2008)
NASA Earth Systems Science Graduate Fellowship (2003-2004)
Membership on Professional Organizations
Member of the American Society for Microbiology
Member of the Ecological Society of America
- Nagy-Szakal D, Hollister EB, Luna RA, Szigetia R, Tatevian N,Smith CW, Versalovic J, Kellermayer R. Cellulose supplementation early in life ameliorates colitis in adult mice. PLoS ONE doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0056685.
- Hollister EB, Forrest AK, Wilkinson HH, Ebbole DJ, Tringe SG, Malfatti SA, Holtzapple MT, and Gentry TJ. 2012. Mesophilic and thermophilic conditions select for unique but highly parallel and functionally redundant microbial communities during biomass conversion in the carboxylate platform. PLoS ONE doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0039689.
- Hollister EB, Hu P, Wang AS, Hons FM, Gentry TJ. 2013. Differential impacts of brassicaceous and non-brassicaceous oilseed means on soil bacterial and fungal communities. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 83:632-641.
- Hollister EB, Engledow AS, Hammett AM, Provin TL, Wilkinson HH, and Gentry TJ. 2010. Shifts in microbial community structure along an ecological gradient of hypersaline soils and sediments. The ISME Journal 4: 829-838
- Schloss PD, Westcott SL, Ryabin T, Hall JR, Hartman M, Hollister EB, Lesniewski RA, Oakley BB, Parks DH, Robinson CJ, Sahl JW, Stres B, Thallinger GG, Van Horn DJ, and Weber CF. 2009. Introducing mothur: Open source, platform-independent, community-supported software for describing and comparing microbial communities. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 75: 7537-7541.