Faculty & Fellows

Tim McDermott


Department: Land Resources & Environmental Sciences

University System: Montana State University - Bozeman


Website(s): http://landresources.montana.edu/directory/faculty/1524378/timothy-mcdermott

Professional Summary:

Dr. Tim McDermott is a Professor in the Department of Land Resources & Environmental Sciences at Montana State University. His research is focused on soil and environmental microbiology, specifically: microbe-metalloid interactions involving arsenic, selenium, and antimony; microbial ecophysiology and population genetics in geothermal environments; and Yellowstone Lake picoplankton structure and function. Techniques and methods used include fundamental molecular genetics, genomics and metagenomics, cultivation dependent and independent microbial ecology techniques.