Anita Silver

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Anita graduated with a B.S. in Bioengineering from UC Berkeley in 2020. She is a PhD student in Dr. Lingchong You's lab.

Research Interests

I am exploring the factors that contribute to self-organized spatial pattern formation in bacteria, using a combination of different approaches including machine learning and mathematical simulations. I am particularly interested in spatial patterns formed by multi-species consortia.

Honors and Awards:

Pratt/Gardner Fellowship


Silver, A., Perez, S., Gee, M., Xu, B., Garg, S., Will, K., & Gill, A. (2021). Persistence of the ground beetle (Coleoptera: Carabidae) microbiome to diet manipulation. PloS one, 16(3), e0241529.