Meet the people behind the research – click on a link to learn more about Dr. Erin Silva or her program’s team:

Principle Investigator:

Dr. Erin Silva


  • Dylan Bruce – Field and lab tech; manages the NOVIC trials and supports grad students.
  • Léa Vereecke – Field and lab tech; manages trials at Arlington including no-till; led analysis of how different management practices contribute to soil microbiome community structure.

Graduate Students:

Undergraduate Students:

Former Graduate Students:

  • Monica Daane
  • Eric Bietila
  • Alex Lyon
  • Rachel Weil

Former Staff:

  • Anders Gurda
  • Anne Pfeiffer