Albert Barberan

UA SRC Project 3 Investigator

Appointments and Affiliations

Assistant Professor, Environmental Science, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Research Interest

  • Role of microorganisms in the environment
  • Arid ecosystems
  • Plant-soil interactions
  • Effect of urbanization on soil microbial communities
  • Microbial dispersal



  • BA Biology/Chemistry, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
  • PhD Microbiology, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA.
  • Post-Doc Biochemistry, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, USA.