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About Korin Jones

Korin Jones

Korin Jones

Stengyl-Wyer Scholar
Postdoctoral Fellow
Integrative Biology
University of Texas at Austin
Phone: 512-232-9419

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  • Ph.D., Microbial Ecology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 2023
  • B.A., Biology, Emory and Henry College (Virginia), 2011

professional experience

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Texas at Austin, 2023 - Present


  • University of Texas at Austin Stengyl-Wyer Postdoctoral Fellowship 2023. (Three years of funding)
  • Virginia Tech College of Science Roundtable Scholarship 2021.
  • National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship 2020 (3 Years of Funding) NSF GRFP


Jones, K. R., Hughey, M. C., & Belden, L. K. Colonization order of bacterial isolates on treefrog embryos impacts microbiome structure in tadpoles. Proceedings of the Royal Society B (2023).

Bradford, E.L., C.L. Gregory, A.R. Longoria, K.R. Jones, E.K. Bueren, D.C. Haak, R. Fell, L.K. Belden. A new duplex qPCR assay for the quantification of honey bee (Apis mellifera) parasites Nosema ceranae and N. apis tested with low dose experimental exposure. Journal of Apicultural Research 1–12 (2022). doi:10.1080/00218839.2022.2083846

Jones, K. R., J.B. Walke, M. H. Becker, L.K. Belden, M.C. Hughey. Time in the Laboratory, but not Exposure to a Chytrid Fungus, Results in Rapid Change in Spring Peeper (Pseudacris crucifer) Skin Bacterial Communities. Ichthyology & Herpetology 109(1), 75-83, (25 March 2021).