Sarah Cobey (Ph.D. EEB 2009) became an assistant professor in the Ecology and Evolution Department at the University of Chicago in July 2013. Cobey's lab researches pathogen ecology and evolution, focusing in particular on the evolutionary dynamics of host immunity and pathogen competition.
She was recently awarded a James S. McDonnell Foundation Complex Systems Scholar Award to study the evolution of antibody repertoires.
Cobey's U-M EEB advisor was Professor Mercedes Pascual. Cobey is currently working with another Pascual Ph.D. graduate, Ed Baskerville (Ph.D. EEB 2013). He is working as a research programmer.
She is currently hiring creative, quantitative postdoctoral fellows for her lab. Read more.