Research Focus

Research Focus: How the human microbiome affects health and disease

Awards: UW Graduate Opportunities and Minority Achievement Program (GO-MAP) Award Recipient


Sichel, S., Rolig, A., Burns, A.R., Guillemin, K., Discovery of vertically transmitted Mycoplasma species that cause intestinal inflammation in zebrafish. In preparation.

Burns, A.R., Watral, V., Sichel, S., Sharpton, T., Guillemin, K., Kent, M. Transmission of a common gastrointestinal neoplasm in zebrafish by co-habituation. Journal of fish diseases. 2017;1–11.

Melancon, E., S. Gomez De La Torre Canny, S. Sichel, M. Kelly, T. J. Wiles, J. F. Rawls, J. S. Eisen, and K. Guillemin. 2016. Best Practices for Germ-free Derivation and Gnotobiotic Zebrafish Husbandry. In H. W. Detrich, M. Westerfield, and L. Zon (ed.), The Zebrafish: Disease Models and Chemical Screens Fourth Edition, Elsevier Inc.