Robert
Beiko
Position: 
Professor
Dalhousie University
Nova Scotia
rbeiko@gmail.com
Research area/interests: 
Bioinformatics software: microbial ecology, lateral gene transfer, geographic analysis, sequence classification. Also interested in relationships between the microbiome and frailty.
Researcher type: 
Academic
Microbiome sites of interest: 
Human microbiome
Environmental microbiome
Gut microbiome
Notable technologies or other expertise: 
Bioinformatics
Evolutionary
Statistical
Types of microbiome analyses: 
16S sequencing
Bacterial sequencing
Shotgun metagenomics