Elizabeth Bach

Elizabeth Bach
Executive Director, Global Soil Biodiversity Initiative, Colorado State University
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Biology, Colorado State University

Elizabeth Bach is the Executive Director of the Global Soil Biodiversity Initiative based at the School of Global Environmental Sustainability at Colorado State University.  She is a soil microbial ecologist interested in exploring how fungal and bacterial communities influence ecosystem functions, specifically carbon and nitrogen cycling.  She also investigates interactions between soil microbes and soil structure.  Her research focuses on restored grassland systems in central North America.  She received her Ph. D. from Iowa State University and M.Sc. from Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

Fellowship Details: 
Fellowship Year: 
2016-2017
Other Affiliations: 
College of Natural Sciences
Department of Biology