We research bacterial community function, surface motility, single cell motility, and biofilm development. We are largely interested to explain how bacteria coordinate to colonize, infect, and grow on surfaces.



Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilm development
Myxococcus xanthus motility

Pseudomonas aeruginosa swarming

Pseudomonas aeruginosa upright walking motility





Sarah finished her thesis and received undergraduate honors--congratulations Sarah!

Gail received an Indiana CTSI Post-doctoral fellowship--congratulations Dr. Weaver!

Our paper led by Sage Dunham and the Sweedler group at UIUC was the most read paper of the month (April 2016)







If the research you see here is of interest to you, please contact me about the possibility of joining our group!

email: Joshua Shrout

Last updated 27 September, 2016