Jack Gilbert

Argonne, Core Member, Fellow,
- Microbial Ecologist, Group Leader in Biosciences Division, Argonne National Laboratories
- Associate Professor (Part-Time), Department of Ecology & Evolution, The University of Chicago
- Adjunct Senior Scientist at the Marine Biological Laboratory

Contact Information

Argonne National Laboratory
9700 South Cass Avenue
Argonne, IL. 60439

University of Chicago
Department of Ecology & Evolution
5640 South Ellis Ave.
Chicago, IL. 60637

Phone: (630) 252-7489
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Email: https://aaa-uruk04.cri.uchicago.edu/profiles/display/37524
Website: http://pondside.uchicago.edu/ecol-evol/people/gilbert.html


Jack Gilbert's primary research interest revolves around modeling microbial ecosystem dyanmics using high-throughput sequencing data that describes the taxonomic and functional diversity of the system. Combined with physical, chemical and other biology variables measured in each ecosystem, he is working towards generating bioclimatic models of microbial ecosystems, that enable prediction of taxonomic and metabolic potential from remote sensing data (satellites and aircraft) across broad geographic and temporal space. Fundamentally, he adheres to a system biology model, within which he is to describe the community dynamics that yield the ecosystem services that humanity has come to rely on.

Research Papers