The Cooper Lab

The University of Pittsburgh



Our Mission:

We seek to translate inferences from evolutionary biology to improve human health and empower K-12 education. Click here to learn more about our research.


Microbial Genomics Sequencing

We offer high-throughput sequencing services on Illumina's NextSeq 500 platform. In addition to this, we offer custom bioinformatic services to suit any of your microbial genetics needs. Click here to learn more about the services we offer.


The best way to learn and encourage excitement in young people about science is through a hands-on approach. The EvolvingSTEM program provides a ready-to-implement hands-on curriculum for high schoolers to learn evolution, microbiology, basic biotechnology, and get excited about STEM research careers.