Lab Members

Meet the team of researchers who carry out the experimental microbiology that is changing our understanding of microbes in starved cave environments and the important role they play in caves and cave formation.

 Lab Members 


 Photo Credit:  M elissa Wilks   

Photo Credit: Melissa Wilks


The Barton Lab carries out a number of research activities related to microbiology, caves, cave formation and the devastating White-nose Syndrome crisis.  Learn about ongoing projects in our lab.

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