Anita Silver

Silver

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

Contact Information

  • Email Address: anita.silver@duke.edu

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

Publications:

  • 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. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0241529