Tadashi Fukami


Associate Professor
Department of Biology
Stanford University


On sabbatical from 1 April 2016 to 22 December 2016 at

Center for Macroecology, Evolution, and Climate
Natural History Museum of Denmark
    - & -
Section of Microbiology
Department of Biology, University of Copenhagen

to write a book on community assembly for the Princeton MPB series


Lab news


22 September 2016 - Tad to visit Uppsala University to give a talk on 27 September. Hosted by Silke Langenheder

20 September 2016 - Paper led by Kai on the cover of PNAS today

12 September 2016 - Tad to give a talk at Lund Univ. on 15 Setpember. Hosted by Kristin Aleklett

7 September 2016 - PNAS paper led by Kai, former postdoc of the lab, on Jasper Ridge grassland climate change experiment receiving press attention

29 August 2016 - Tad to visit Luc De Meester and others at KU Leuven and give a talk on 2 September.

9 August 2016 - Po-Ju, an award-winning speaker, presents his ESA talk on soil microbes associated with sand-dune plants.

6 July 2016 - Manpreet presents genomic work on nectat yeast priority effects at SMBE 2016.

29 June 2016 - Priscilla San Juan joins the lab as new PhD student. She is participating in ADVANCE program this summer.

30 May 2016 - Matt Knope, former PhD student of the lab, accepts tenure-track Assistant Professorship offer from Biology Department of UH Hilo.

24 May 2016 - British Ecological Society features the lab's nectar yeasts at Chelsea Flower Show.

17 May 2016 - Tad to visit EEB and MRC at University of Helsinki and give a talk on 25 May.

7 May 2016 - Manpreet's JGI talk on nectar yeast genomics presented on 23 March now viewable as YouTube video

2 May 2016 - Holly Moeller, a former PhD student of the lab, accepts an Assistant Professorship in Quantitative Ecology, to begin July 2017, at UC Santa Barbara Dept of Ecology, Evolution, and Marine Biology.

2 April 2016 - Devin receives a Mycological Society of America Graduate Research Fellowship.

27 March 2016 - Devin's NSF DDIG proposal , "Species pool influences on the structure and function of fungal symbiont communities," has been approved for funding.

23 March 2016 - Manpreet is presenting today as invited speaker at JGI Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting.

3 March 2016 - Tad to give a talk at Rutgers on 10 March and a keynote talk at ECSS at Michigan on 12 March

27 February 2016 - Tad to give a CEHG16 talk on 1 March about Manpreet's genome sequencing of nectar yeasts

23 February 2016 - Meike's "eco-evolutinoary buffering" paper available on bioRxiv - the lab's first pre-print posting

17 January 2016 - Tad to give a talk at UGA Plant Biology on 1 February.

8 January 2016 - Farewell to Kai Zhu, who moves to Rice University as a Huxley Fellow, but collaboration with him continues.

9 December 2015 - The lab picks the best papers of 2015.

11 November 2015 - Stanford CEHG interviews Andrew, our newest postdoc. Read here.

Previous news

Contact info


E-mail: fukamit at stanford dot edu
Phone: +1 650 721 1711
Fax: +1 650 723 6132
Office location: 498 Herrin Labs
Mail: Department of Biology, Stanford University, 371 Serra Mall, Stanford, CA 94305-5020, USA