Alexa Johnson

2023, Ph.D., Equine Microbiology, University of Delaware
2018, M.S., Animal Biology, The University of California, Davis
2016, B.S., Animal Science with Equine Emphasis, The University of California, Davis

Ph.D. Dissertation Title:
A Comparative Evaluation of the Microbiome Effects of Easy and Hard Keeper Horses

Ph.D. Thesis Advisor:
Amy Biddle, Ph.D.

Postdoc Research Topic:
Early-life interventions on modulating the microbiome to improve health and reduce methane emissions in dairy cattle, and understanding the role of the gut microbiome in equine health and welfare.

School & Department:
The School of Veterinary Medicine, Center for Stewardship Agricultural and Food Security

Penn Faculty Mentor:
Dipti Pitta, PhD