The mission of our programs is to prepare students to ask and answer scientific questions that nobody has even thought of yet. Our graduates need to be able to learn new scientific information from primary sources, formulate and ask smart scientific questions, interpret the answers nature gives to those questions, and communicate the results to others in effective ways.


Explore microbiology and novel technologies that help us access and learn about our microbial neighbors and how they influence our lives.

Lindgren helps students from underrepresented backgrounds in STEM fields.