Nicole Ricker

Nicole Ricker head shot

Assistant Professor

BSc, PhD
 Office: PAHL 4839
 519-824-4120 Ext. 54625

 Lab: PAHL 4817
 519-824-4120 Ext. 54717/58473


Research Interests

  • Application of big data analysis techniques to disease informatics
  • Integration of microbial sequencing data into precision agriculture applications
  • Comparative genomics and metagenomics
  • Antimicrobial resistance
  • Role of microbiome in disease progression/immune development
  • Plasmid dynamics
  • One Health approaches to AMR and antibiotic alternatives
  • Shotgun metagenomics for analysis of functional changes in the swine microbiome

Research Associate

  • Gabhan Chalmers

Post Doctoral Fellow

  • Daniel Amoako

Current Graduate Students

  • Maysa Niazy - PhD Bioinformatics
  • Alireza Amanatchi - MSc
  • Trinity Lougheed - MSc