Erika Díaz-Almeyda, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor of Biology and Environmental Studies at New College of Florida. She holds a Ph.D. in Biology at The Pennsylvania State University focusing on understanding the thermal acclimation of microbial symbionts of corals. She did a postdoctoral fellowship focusing on host microbe interactions in agricultural settings at Emory University. As a microbial ecologist her research interests are at the nexus of symbiosis, climate change, and Indigenous and sustainable practices. She studies how host-associated microbiota are affected by climate change, and the relationships between microbial diversity and land/water management.
This profile was last updated on January 10, 2022