The Cooper Lab

The University of Pittsburgh



Our Mission:

We seek to translate evolutionary biology to improve human health, reveal the origins of biodiversity and empower K-12 education. Click here to learn more about our research.


The Microbial Evolution Sequencing Hub

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 evolving stem program provides a ready-to-implement hands-on curriculum for high schoolers to learn evolution and get excited about science.