Geoffrey Zahn

Faculty Member

Dr. Geoffrey Zahn

Biography

I'm interested in translational microbial ecology

Education

Ph D, University of Arkansas, 2015

Major: Biology

BS, Missouri State University, 2010

Major: Biology

Teaching

BIOL 4600

Bioinformatics Capstone, Fall 2022

BIOL 295R

Independent Studies in Life Sciences, Fall 2022

BIOL 3100

Introduction to Data Analysis for Biologists, Fall 2022

BOT 3500

Mycology, Fall 2022

MICR 489R

Student Research, Fall 2022

BIOL 1620

College Biology II, Spring 2022

BIOL 3100

Introduction to Data Analysis for Biologists, Spring 2022

BOT 3500

Mycology, Spring 2022

BIOL 490R

Special Topics in Biology, Spring 2022

Presentations

Zahn, Geoffrey , Mycological Society of America, "Less content, more context_ Research as pedagogy in undergraduate mycology courses". (July 12, 2022)
Zahn, Geoffrey , BYU Seminar, "Who’s there and who cares_ the how and why of fungal community structure". (October 12, 2019)
Williams, Peter C. (Presenter & Author), Dotson, Cason R. (Presenter & Author), Wilson-Ashworth, Heather (Author Only), Hill, Jessi , Horn, Matt (Author Only), Jorgensen, Claudia (Author Only), Zahn, Geoffrey (Author Only), 13th Annual Utah Conference on Undergraduate Research (UCUR), "Assessing the implementation of undergraduate research teams at an open-enrollment institution", Utah Council on Undergraduate Research, Ogden, UT. (February, 2019)
Zahn, Geoffrey , Missouri State University Seminar, "The causes and consequences of fungal community structure". (May 14, 2018)
Zahn, Geoffrey , University of Arkansas Seminar, "The causes and consequences of fungal community structure". (May 4, 2018)

Scholarly/Creative Works

Zahn, Geoffrey , (2022) "Marker Genes (16S and ITS) Protocol for Plant Microbiome Analyses" (Issue: 8, vol. 12). Bio-Protocol.
Tedersoo, Leho , Zahn, Geoffrey , (2021) "The Global Soil Mycobiome consortium dataset for boosting fungal diversity research" . Fungal Diversity. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13225-021-00493-7
Sur, Gary L., Zahn, Geoffrey , Stacy, Elizabeth A., (2021) "Examination of host-taxon, environment, and distance effects on leaf fungal endophytes in the dominant woody genus, Metrosideros, on Oʻahu" (vol. 53). Fungal Ecology. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1754504821000556
Egan, Cameron P., Koko, Jerry H., Muir, Christopher D., Zahn, Geoffrey , Swift, Sean O. I., Amend, Anthony S., Hynson, Nicole A., (2021) "Restoration of the mycobiome of the endangered Hawaiian mint Phyllostegia kaalaensis increases its resistance to a common powdery mildew" (vol. 52). Fungal Ecology. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1754504821000325
Tipton, Laura , Zahn, Geoffrey , Darcy, John L., Amend, Anthony S., Hynson, Nicole A., (2021) "Hawaiian Fungal Amplicon Sequence Variants Reveal Otherwise Hidden Biogeography" . Microbial Ecology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00248-021-01730-x
Darcy, John L., Swift, Sean O. I., Cobian, Gerald M., Zahn, Geoffrey , Perry, Brian A., Amend, Anthony S., (2020) "Fungal communities living within leaves of native Hawaiian dicots are structured by landscape-scale variables as well as by host plants" (Issue: 16, vol. 29). Molecular Ecology. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/mec.15544

Awards

College of Science Dean's Award of Excellence for Scholarship

Utah Valley University

College of Science Dean's Award of Excellence for Scholarship

Utah Valley University

Presidential Fellowship for Faculty Scholarship

Utah Valley University