David Coil is a Project Scientist at the University of California Davis. His work focuses on microbial ecology, microbial culturing, bacterial genomics, and undergraduate education. David has a particular passion for teaching and public outreach. Previous projects include sending bacteria to the International Space Station and designing Gut Check: The Microbiome Game. In addition to the Isthmus Microbiome Project, David is currently working on bacteria from feline anal sacs, hummingbirds, seagrasses, chickens, frogs, and koala feces.
University of Washington
Bachelor of Science